1554 in History – What happened in year 1554

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

In history, year 1554 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 1554.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1554 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
12 januaryBayinnaung, who later assembled the largest empire in the history of Southeast Asia, was crowned king of the Burmese Taungoo Dynasty.
25 januaryJesuit missionaries José de Anchieta and Manoel da Nóbrega established a mission at São Paulo dos Campos de Piratininga, which grew to become São Paulo, Brazil.
25 JanuaryThe city of São Paulo was established in Brazil.


Famous birthdays in the year 1554:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 March William Stafford / Courtier / United Kingdom
03 OctoberFulke Greville / Poet / United Kingdom
03 JunePietro de' Medici / King / Italy
05 JuneBenedetto Giustiniani / Clergyman / Italy
17 DecemberErnest of Bavaria / Bishop / Roman Republic
20 OctoberBálint Balassi / Writer / Hungary
30 NovemberPhilip Sidney / Soldier / United Kingdom
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