1539

 

Rulers:

• Alfonso d’Avalos d’Aquino, Governor of the Duchy of Milan (1538-1546)

• Carlos I, King of Spain (1516-1556)

• Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (1519-1558)

• Cosimo I de’ Medici, Duke of Florence (1537-1569)

Federico II Gonzaga, 1st Duke of Mantua (1530-1540)

• François I, King of France (1515-1547)

• Henry VIII, King of England (1509-1547)

• Henry VIII, Lord of Ireland (1509-1542)

• John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1532-1547)

Deaths:

• Boleyn, Thomas (c.1477-1539)

• Isabella d’Este, Marchesa di Mantova (1474-1539)

• Isabella of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress (1503-1539)

Art:

• Tiziano (c.1488-1576): Ritratto del conte Antonio di Porcia e Brugnera (1535-1540)

 

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