Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century
Decades: 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s - 1520s - 1530s 1540s 1550s 1560s 1570s
Years: 1518 1519 1520 1521 1522 - 1523 - 1524 1525 1526 1527 1528
April - Battle of Villalors - Forces loyal to Emperor Charles V defeat the Comuneros, a league of urban bourgeois rebelling against Charles in Spain.
June - Gustav Vasa becomes King of Sweden, establishing finally its full independence from Denmark.
September 14 - Pope Adrian VI