1566 (MDLXVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1566th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 566th year of the 2nd millennium, the 66th year of the 16th century, and the 7th year of the 1560s decade. As of the start of 1566, 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: 1530s  1540s  1550s  – 1560s –  1570s  1580s  1590s
Years: 1563 1564 156515661567 1568 1569
1566 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1566
MDLXVI
Ab urbe condita2319
Armenian calendar1015
ԹՎ ՌԺԵ
Assyrian calendar6316
Balinese saka calendar1487–1488
Bengali calendar973
Berber calendar2516
English Regnal yearEliz. 1 – 9 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2110
Burmese calendar928
Byzantine calendar7074–7075
Chinese calendar乙丑(Wood Ox)
4262 or 4202
    — to —
丙寅年 (Fire Tiger)
4263 or 4203
Coptic calendar1282–1283
Discordian calendar2732
Ethiopian calendar1558–1559
Hebrew calendar5326–5327
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1622–1623
 - Shaka Samvat1487–1488
 - Kali Yuga4666–4667
Holocene calendar11566
Igbo calendar566–567
Iranian calendar944–945
Islamic calendar973–974
Japanese calendarEiroku 9
(永禄9年)
Javanese calendar1485–1486
Julian calendar1566
MDLXVI
Korean calendar3899
Minguo calendar346 before ROC
民前346年
Nanakshahi calendar98
Thai solar calendar2108–2109
Tibetan calendar阴木牛年
(female Wood-Ox)
1692 or 1311 or 539
    — to —
阳火虎年
(male Fire-Tiger)
1693 or 1312 or 540

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