1542

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1542 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1542
MDXLII
Ab urbe condita 2295
Armenian calendar 991
ԹՎ ՋՂԱ
Assyrian calendar 6292
Balinese saka calendar 1463–1464
Bengali calendar 949
Berber calendar 2492
English Regnal year 33  Hen. 8   34  Hen. 8
Buddhist calendar 2086
Burmese calendar 904
Byzantine calendar 7050–7051
Chinese calendar 辛丑(Metal  Ox)
4238 or 4178
     to 
壬寅年 (Water  Tiger)
4239 or 4179
Coptic calendar 1258–1259
Discordian calendar 2708
Ethiopian calendar 1534–1535
Hebrew calendar 5302–5303
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1598–1599
 - Shaka Samvat 1463–1464
 - Kali Yuga 4642–4643
Holocene calendar 11542
Igbo calendar 542–543
Iranian calendar 920–921
Islamic calendar 948–949
Japanese calendar Tenbun 11
(天文11年)
Javanese calendar 1460–1461
Julian calendar 1542
MDXLII
Korean calendar 3875
Minguo calendar 370 before ROC
民前370年
Nanakshahi calendar 74
Thai solar calendar 2084–2085
Tibetan calendar 阴金牛年
(female Iron-Ox)
1668 or 1287 or 515
     to 
阳水虎年
(male Water-Tiger)
1669 or 1288 or 516
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Portuguese battles in Ethiopia.

Year 1542 ( MDXLII ) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Isabella de' Medici
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Henriette of Cleves

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James V of Scotland

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