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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1510s  1520s  1530s  – 1540s –  1550s  1560s  1570s
Years: 1539 1540 154115421543 1544 1545
1542 in topic:
Subjects:     Archaeology – ArchitectureArt
LiteratureMusicPoetry – Science
Leaders:   State leadersColonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments
BirthsDeathsWorks
Portuguese battles in Ethiopia.

Year 1542 (MDXLII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Contents

Events of 1542

January–June

July–December

Undated

Births

1542 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1542
MDXLII
Ab urbe condita 2295
Armenian calendar 991
ԹՎ ՋՂԱ
Bahá'í calendar -302 – -301
Bengali calendar 949
Berber calendar 2492
Buddhist calendar 2086
Burmese calendar 904
Byzantine calendar 7050 – 7051
Chinese calendar 辛丑年十二月十六日
(4178/4238-12-16)
— to —
壬寅年十一月廿五日
(4179/4239-11-25)
Coptic calendar 1258 – 1259
Ethiopian calendar 1534 – 1535
Hebrew calendar 5302 – 5303
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1597 – 1598
 - Shaka Samvat 1464 – 1465
 - Kali Yuga 4643 – 4644
Holocene calendar 11542
Iranian calendar 920 – 921
Islamic calendar 948 – 949
Japanese calendar Tenbun 11
(天文11年)
Korean calendar 3875
Thai solar calendar 2085
See also Category: 1542 births.

Deaths

See also Category: 1542 deaths.

Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

This page is a placeholder for a page about the year 1542. 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 1542 article offers a list of noteworthy events of this year.

Simple English

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century
Decades: 1510s  1520s  1530s  - 1540s -  1550s  1560s  1570s
Years: 1539 1540 1541 - 1542 - 1543 1544 1545

Events

Births

  • June 6 - Richard Grenville, Elizabethan sailor (died 1591)
  • June 24 - St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite friar and poet (died 1591)
  • October 15 - Akbar, Jellaladin Mahommed, ruler of the Mughal Empire (died 1605)
  • December 8 - Mary, Queen of Scots (died 1587)
  • Robert Bellarmine, Catholic theologian and saint (died 1621)
  • Toda Kazuaki, samurai in the service of Tokugawa Ieyasu (died 1604)
  • Anthony Shirley, English traveller (died 1635)
  • John Speed, historian (died 1629)
  • Horio Yoshiharu, Japanese daimyo (died 1611)
  • Kuki Yoshitaka, Japanese naval commander
  • Jan Zamoyski, Polish nobleman (died 1605)

Deaths








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