1565 in History – What happened in year 1565

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

In history, year 1565 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 1565.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1565 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
01 marchRio de Janeiro was founded by the Portuguese as São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro.
23 JanuaryThe battle of Telekota saw the decline of the Hindu empire Vijayanagar.


Famous birthdays in the year 1565:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AprilCornelis de Houtman / Explorer / Netherlands
06 OctoberMarie de Gournay / Writer / France
10 NovemberLaurentius Paulinus Gothus / Astronomer / Sweden
10 NovemberRobert Devereux / Politician / United Kingdom
15 MayHendrick de Keyser / Sculptor / Netherlands
17 SeptemberEdward Fortunatus / Nobleman / Germany
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