1525 in History – What happened in year 1525

✅ Published on March 22nd, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1525 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 1525.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1525 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
21 januaryThe Anabaptist Movement was born when founders Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, and George Blaurock re-baptized each other and otherfollowers in Zürich, Switzerland, believing that the Christianreligious practice of infant baptism is invalid because a child cannotcommit to a religious faith.
24 februaryA Spanish-Imperial army defeated a French force in the Battle of Pavia in Pavia, present-day Italy, the decisive engagement of the Italian War of 1521–1526.
13 juneMartin Luther married Katharina von Bora, defying the celibacy discipline decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests.
17 NovemberFor the purpose of conquering India, Babur entered here for the fifth time through Sindh.

Famous birthdays in the year 1525:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 DecemberTadeáš Hájek / Astronomer / Czech Republic
05 February Juraj Drašković / Cardinal / Croatia
06 January Caspar Peucer / Physician / Germany
07 NovemberGeorg Cracow / Politician / Germany
25 SeptemberSteven Borough / Explorer / United Kingdom
29 JunePeter Agricola / Humanist / Germany
29 January Lelio Sozzini / Reformer / Italy

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