1549 in History – What happened in year 1549

✅ Published on March 23rd, 2009 in 16th Century in History

In history, year 1549 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 1549.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1549 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
29 novemberAfter the death of Pope Paul III, a papal conclave with an unprecedented number of cardinal electors convenient to determine his successor.
12 AugustFrench armies captured the ambulances of England.
29 MarchThe foundation of Salvador de Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, was laid.


Famous birthdays in the year 1549:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AugustMikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł / Nobleman / Poland
05 JulyFrancesco Maria del Monte / Cardinal / Italy
05 NovemberPhilippe de Mornay / Author / France
10 March Francis Solanus / Missionary / Spain
15 JuneElizabeth Knollys / Noblewoman / United Kingdom
24 DecemberKaspar Ulenberg / Theologian / Germany
26 January Jakob Ebert / Poet / Germany
30 NovemberSir Henry Savile / Educator / United Kingdom
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