1539 in History – What happened in year 1539

In history, year 1539 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 1539.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1539:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
30 MaySpanish explorer Hernando de Soto discovered Florida.
07 JuneIn the Battle of Chausa, Sher Shah defeated the Mughal ruler Humayun.
22 SeptemberThe first Guru of the Sikh sect, Guru Nanak Dev, died at Kartapur. It was he who started the practice of 'langar \'.


Famous birthdays in the year 1539:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberPierre Pithou / Lawyer / France
05 DecemberFausto Sozzini / Author / Italy
05 March Christoph Pezel / Theologian  / Germany
07 AprilTobias Stimmer / Painter / Switzerland
13 JuneJost Amman / Printmaker / Switzerland
31 DecemberJohn Radcliffe / Politician / United Kingdom

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