Decades: 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s 1480s - 1490s - 1500s 1510s 1520s 1530s 1540s
Years: 1494 1495 1496 1497 1498 - 1499 - 1500 1501 1502 1503 1504
July 22 - Battle of Dornach - The Swiss decisively defeat the Imperial army of Emperor Maximilian I.
July 28 - First Battle of Lepanto - The Turkish navy wins a decisive victory over the Venetians.
September 22 - Treaty of Basel. Maximilian is forced to grant the Swiss de facto independence.
November 23 - Pretender to the throne Perkin Warbeck is hanged for reportedly attempting to escape from the Tower of London. In 1497 he invaded England claiming to be the lost son of King Edward IV of England.
The French under Louis XII seize Milan, driving out Duke Ludovico Sforza
September 3 - Diane de Poitiers, lover of King Henri II of France
November 23 - Perkin Warbeck, Pretender to the throne\n