Decades: 1460s 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s - 1510s - 1520s 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s
Years: 1510 1511 1512 1513 1514 - 1515 - 1516 1517 1518 1519 1520
June - Invasion of Persia by Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire.
August 23 - Battle of Chaldiran. Selim I crushes the Persian army of Shah Ismail I.
September 5 - Selim captures the Persian capital of Tabriz without encountering any resistance, but is unable to hold it.
September 13 - September 14 - Battle of Marignano - The army of Francis I of France defeats the Swiss, thanks to the timely arrival of a Venetian army. Francis restores French control of Milan
Sweden declared independence
Ottoman Empire conquers Kurdistan
Year in topics
1515 in art
September 22 - Anne of Cleves, later fourth Queen consort of Henry VIII of England.
November 20 - Mary of Guise, later Queen consort of James V of Scotland and Regent for her daughter Mary I of Scotland.
January 1 - King Louis XII of France
December 1 - Hernandez Gonzalo de Cordoba, "El Gran Capitan", Spanish General.
December 16 - Afonso de Albuquerque portuguese naval general (in sea)
Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter
Nezahualpilli of Texcoco, Aztec philosopher\n