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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1480s  1490s  1500s  – 1510s –  1520s  1530s  1540s
Years: 1516 1517 151815191520 1521 1522
1519 in topic:
Subjects:     Archaeology – ArchitectureArt
Leaders:   State leaders – Colonial governors
Category: Establishments – Disestablishments

Year 1519 (MDXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.





  • Erasmus publishes his Colloquia.
  • Martin Luther questions the infallibility of papal decrees.
  • The artistic form appears in Georgia and spreads.
  • The Spanish find Barbados.
  • Cacao comes to Europe.
  • Havana moves from the southern to the northern part of Cuba.
  • The St. Olav Church is completed in Tallinn, Estonia.
  • According to Wang Yangming (1472–1529), the Ming Dynasty philosopher and governor of Jiangxi, China, he intends to use fo–lang–ji cannons in suppressing the rebellion of Prince Zhu Chenhao in this year. This is most likely the earliest reference in China to the breech-loading Frankish culverin.
  • A large pandemic spreads from the Greater Antilles into Central America, and perhaps as far as Peru in South America. This widespread epidemic kills off much of the indigenous populations in these areas. According to historian Alfred W. Crosby Jr. in his The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492, this outbreak is the first widely documented epidemic in the New World.
  • Central Mexico Amerindians' population – 25.3 million.


1519 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1519
Ab urbe condita 2272
Armenian calendar 968
Bahá'í calendar -325 – -324
Bengali calendar 926
Berber calendar 2469
Buddhist calendar 2063
Burmese calendar 881
Byzantine calendar 7027 – 7028
Chinese calendar 戊寅年十二月初一日
— to —
Coptic calendar 1235 – 1236
Ethiopian calendar 1511 – 1512
Hebrew calendar 5279 – 5280
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1574 – 1575
 - Shaka Samvat 1441 – 1442
 - Kali Yuga 4620 – 4621
Holocene calendar 11519
Iranian calendar 897 – 898
Islamic calendar 924 – 926
Japanese calendar Eishō 16
Korean calendar 3852
Thai solar calendar 2062


See also Category: 1519 deaths.


Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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This page is a placeholder for a page about the year 1519. The Wikiquote community has not yet come to a consensus on what this page, and calendar-year pages generally, ought to say. Please discuss any suggestions for the contents of year pages at the Village pump. In the meantime, Wikipedia's 1519 article offers a list of noteworthy events of this year.


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