1519

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July 5, 2022

1519 (MDXIX in Roman numerals) is a year of the 16th century.

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Construction begins on the Château de Chambord, in the Loir-et-Cher department, France. France and Spain reach an agreement, according to which Milan goes to the French and Naples to Spain. February 18 - Hernán Cortés sets sail from the Antilles to "explore Mexico". Instead, he had purposes of conquest. June 27 - Charles V elected Holy Roman Emperor. August 15 - Foundation of the City of Panama. September 20 - Ferdinando Magellano leaves Sanlúcar de Barrameda, skirting South America, with the aim of reaching the Indies. September 26 - Ferdinando Magellano reaches the Canary Islands and begins to cross the Atlantic. November 8 - Hernán Cortés enters the Aztec capital Tenochtitlán. November 29 - Ferdinando Magellano reaches the coasts of Brazil. 13 December - Ferdinando Magellano discovers the bay of Rio de Janeiro (then called Baja de Santa Lucia).

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