1511 in History – What happened in year 1511

✅ Published on March 21st, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1511 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1511.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1511 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
15 augustAfonso de Albuquerque captured the city of Malacca, givingPortugal control over the Strait of Malacca, through which all sea-goingtrade between China and India was concentrated.


Famous birthdays in the year 1511:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
15 NovemberJohannes Secundus / Poet / Netherlands
18 JuneBartolomeo Ammannati / Sculptor / Italy
22 OctoberErasmus Reinhold / Astronomer / Germany
29 SeptemberMichael Servetus / Physician / Spain
30 JulyGiorgio Vasari / Historian / Italy

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