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1512 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1512
Ab urbe condita 2265
Armenian calendar 961
Assyrian calendar 6262
Balinese saka calendar 1433–1434
Bengali calendar 919
Berber calendar 2462
English Regnal year 3  Hen. 8   4  Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar 2056
Burmese calendar 874
Byzantine calendar 7020–7021
Chinese calendar 辛未(Metal  Goat)
4208 or 4148
壬申年 (Water  Monkey)
4209 or 4149
Coptic calendar 1228–1229
Discordian calendar 2678
Ethiopian calendar 1504–1505
Hebrew calendar 5272–5273
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1568–1569
 - Shaka Samvat 1433–1434
 - Kali Yuga 4612–4613
Holocene calendar 11512
Igbo calendar 512–513
Iranian calendar 890–891
Islamic calendar 917–918
Japanese calendar Eishō 9
Javanese calendar 1429–1430
Julian calendar 1512
Korean calendar 3845
Minguo calendar 400 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 44
Thai solar calendar 2054–2055
Tibetan calendar 阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
1638 or 1257 or 485
(male Water-Monkey)
1639 or 1258 or 486
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April 11: Battle of Ravenna

Year 1512 ( MDXII ) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.





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Gerardus Mercator


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Amerigo Vespucci
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Sultan Bayezid II
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