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Wikipedia: 1561
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Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century

Decades: 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s - 1560s - 1570s 1580s 1590s 1600s 1610s

Years: 1556 1557 1558 1559 1560 - 1561 - 1562 1563 1564 1565 1566

Events Births Deaths Arts, Sciences and Culture
  • The Book of the Courtier (Il Cortegiano) is translated into English by Sir Thomas Hoby
  • Poetics by Julius Caesar Scaliger
  • Institution of the Christian Religion is translated into English by Thomas Norton
  • Basilica of St. Basil in Moscow is finished (started in 1534)
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti finishes St. Maria degli Angeli in Rome
  • Gabriele Fallopius publishes Observationes anatomicae (anatomical observations)
  • Ruy López develops modern techniques of chess playing in Spain\n


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