The 16th century is regarded by historians as the century in which the rise of Western civilization and the Age of the Islamic Gunpowders occurred. During the 16th century, Mauritius was introduced on maps, Spain and Portugal explored the Indian Ocean and opened worldwide oceanic trade routes, and Vasco da Gama was given permission by the ...
The 16th century is the time from 1501 to 1600.
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From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 16th century is the century from 1501 to 1600. In this century, many Europeans visited or moved to the newly-found Americas and some also searched for new routes to Asia. There was much change in Europe, such as the Protestant Reformation.
Anglican doctrine emerged from the interweaving of two main strands of Christian doctrine during the English Reformation in the 16th and 17th centuries. The first strand is the Catholic doctrine taught by the established church in England in the early 16th century.
Note that the year 1600 is included in Category:1600s in the 17th century but is actually part of the 16th century. Wikimedia Commons has media related to 16th century.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to 16th-century art.: Subcategories. This category has the following 20 subcategories, out of 20 total.
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The 16th century BC is a century which lasted from 1600 BC to 1501 BC.
Although many human societies were literate in this period, some individual persons mentioned in this article ought to be considered legendary rather than historical. 1. Tang of Shang, first ruler of Shang Dynasty, ruled China for 29 years since 1600 BC according to the Xia–Shang–Zhou Chronology Project. 2. Kamose, last Pharaoh of the 17th Dynasty of Egypt. 3. Ahmose I, Pharaoh and founder of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. 4. Hatshepsut, second female Pharaoh of Egypt c.1473 BC
See: List of sovereign states in the 16th century BC.
The 16th century in Canada saw the first contacts, since the Norsemen 500 years earlier, between the indigenous peoples in Canada living near the Atlantic coast and European fishermen, whalers, traders, and explorers.
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 14th century was a century lasting from January 1, 1301, to December 31, 1400. It is estimated that the century witnessed the death of more than 45 million lives from political and natural disasters in both Europe and the Mongol Empire .