|Centuries:||15th century – 16th century – 17th century|
|Decades:||1480s 1490s 1500s – 1510s – 1520s 1530s 1540s|
|Years:||1510 1511 1512 1513 1514 1515 1516 1517 1518 1519|
|Categories:||Births – Deaths – Architecture|
Establishments – Disestablishments
- Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church, starting the Reformation.
- Protestant Reformation
- Selim I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire conquers Palestine and Egypt, and declares himself Caliph.
- Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico.
- Ferdinand Magellan leaves Europe to go around the world.
- Saint Teresa of Avila, Spanish Carmelite nun and poet
- Leonardo da Vinci, Italian inventor and painter