1522 (MDXXII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1522nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 522nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 22nd year of the 16th century, and the 3rd year of the 1520s decade. As of the start of 1522, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1490s  1500s  1510s  – 1520s –  1530s  1540s  1550s
Years: 1519 1520 152115221523 1524 1525
1522 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1522
Ab urbe condita2275
Armenian calendar971
Assyrian calendar6272
Balinese saka calendar1443–1444
Bengali calendar929
Berber calendar2472
English Regnal year13 Hen. 8 – 14 Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar2066
Burmese calendar884
Byzantine calendar7030–7031
Chinese calendar辛巳(Metal Snake)
4218 or 4158
    — to —
壬午年 (Water Horse)
4219 or 4159
Coptic calendar1238–1239
Discordian calendar2688
Ethiopian calendar1514–1515
Hebrew calendar5282–5283
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1578–1579
 - Shaka Samvat1443–1444
 - Kali Yuga4622–4623
Holocene calendar11522
Igbo calendar522–523
Iranian calendar900–901
Islamic calendar928–929
Japanese calendarDaiei 2
Javanese calendar1439–1440
Julian calendar1522
Korean calendar3855
Minguo calendar390 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar54
Thai solar calendar2064–2065
Tibetan calendar阴金蛇年
(female Iron-Snake)
1648 or 1267 or 495
    — to —
(male Water-Horse)
1649 or 1268 or 496

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