1559

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1559 (MDLIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar, the 1559th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 559th year of the 2nd millennium, the 59th year of the 16th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1550s decade. As of the start of 1559, 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: 1520s  1530s  1540s  – 1550s –  1560s  1570s  1580s
Years: 1556 1557 155815591560 1561 1562
1559 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1559
MDLIX
Ab urbe condita2312
Armenian calendar1008
ԹՎ ՌԸ
Assyrian calendar6309
Balinese saka calendar1480–1481
Bengali calendar966
Berber calendar2509
English Regnal yearEliz. 1 – 2 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2103
Burmese calendar921
Byzantine calendar7067–7068
Chinese calendar戊午(Earth Horse)
4255 or 4195
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4256 or 4196
Coptic calendar1275–1276
Discordian calendar2725
Ethiopian calendar1551–1552
Hebrew calendar5319–5320
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1615–1616
 - Shaka Samvat1480–1481
 - Kali Yuga4659–4660
Holocene calendar11559
Igbo calendar559–560
Iranian calendar937–938
Islamic calendar966–967
Japanese calendarEiroku 2
(永禄2年)
Javanese calendar1478–1479
Julian calendar1559
MDLIX
Korean calendar3892
Minguo calendar353 before ROC
民前353年
Nanakshahi calendar91
Thai solar calendar2101–2102
Tibetan calendar阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
1685 or 1304 or 532
    — to —
阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
1686 or 1305 or 533

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