World map 1500 AD

Map by: Thomas Lessman


1501 AD Battle of Shurer -The Safawod Dynasty was founded in 1501 when Ismail I of Arabadil defeated the leader of the White Sheep dynasty at the battle of Shurer. This consolidated Shite rule of Iran.
1501 AD Louis XII Conquers Northern Italy – 1501- Loius XII conquers Northern Italy and is declared by Pope Alexander VI King of Naples. Under the terms of the Peace of Trent the German king Maximilian I recognizes the French conquest of Northern Italy.