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a Scandinavian monarch under the Kalmar Union. He was King of Denmark (1481–1513), Norway (1483–1513) and as John II (Swedish: Johan II) Sweden (1497–1501). From 1482 to 1513, he was concurrently Duke of Schleswig and Holstein in joint rule with his brother Frederick. He currently remains the only King of Denmark since the mid-15th century to not be named Christian or Frederick, if one does not include the current Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II. The three most important political goals of King John were the restoration of the Kalmar Union, reduction of the dominance of the Hanseatic League, and the building of a strong Danish royal power.
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John I1455, Feb 21483
 
15131513, Feb 20

HRE Frederick III1415, Sep 211457
 
14931493, Aug 19
  Holy Roman Emperor from 1452 until his death, the first emperor of the House of Habsburg. He was...
HRE Maximilian I1459, Mar 221490
 
 
14931519, Jan 12
  King of the Romans (also known as King of the Germans) from 1486 and Holy Roman Emperor from 149...
Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado 1442, Jul 31464
 
15001500, Oct 21
 the 103rd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned t...
Henry VII1457, Jan 281485
 
 
15091509, Apr 21
  King of England from seizing the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death on 21 April 1509, and t...
King James IV1473, Mar 171488
 
15131513, Sep 9
 the King of Scots from 11 June 1488 to his death. He assumed the throne following the death of hi...
Afonso de Albuquerque1453 ca1471
 
15151515, Dec 16
 a Portuguese general, a "great conqueror," a statesman, and an empire builder. He is generally co...
King Louis XII1462, Jun 271498
 
15151515, Jan 1
 a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1498 to 1515 and King of Naples...
Patrick Paniter1470 ca1500
 
15171519
 Scottish churchman and principal secretary to James V. Paniter was born around 1470 at the villag...
Aruj Barbarossa1473/741495
 
15181518
 Ottoman Bey (governor) of Algiers and Beylerbey (chief governor) of the West Mediterranean and th...
Diego Velasquez de Cuellar14651490
 
15191524, Jun 12
 a Spanish conquistador. He first visited the New World with the crew of Christopher Columbus' sec...
Selim I1465/66/70, Oct 101512
 
15201520, Sep 22
 the Sultan and Caliph (Sunni Islam) of the Ottoman Empire/Caliphate from 1512 to 1520. His reign ...
Gavin Douglas1474 ca1496
 
15211522, Sep
 a Scottish bishop, makar and translator. Although he had an important political career, it is for...
Philip of Burgundy14641498
 
15241524
 Admiral of the Netherlands from 1498 to 1517 and bishop of Utrecht from 1517 to 1524. In the year...
Emperor Go-Kashiwabara 1464, Nov 191500
 
15261526, May 19
 the 104th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He reigned from Nov...
Ramathibodi II14731491
 
15291529
 the King of Sukhothai from 1485 and King of Ayutthaya from 1491 to 1529. His reign was marked by ...
Pedro de Alvarado1485 ca1510
 
15411541, Jul 4
 a Spanish conquistador and governor of Guatemala. He participated in the conquest of Cuba, in Jua...
King Henry VIII1491, Jun 281509
 
15471547, Jan 28
  King of England from 1509 until his death and Supreme Head of the Church of England from 1536 to...
Pedro Mascarenhas14701512
 
15551555, Jun 16
 a Portuguese explorer and colonial administrator. He was the first European to discover the islan...
HRE Charles V1500, Feb 241506
 
15561558, Sep 21
 ruler of both the Spanish Empire from 1516 and the Holy Roman Empire from 1519, as well as of the...
Turgut Reis14851500
 
15651565, Jun 23
 an Ottoman Greek Admiral and privateer who also served as Bey of Algiers; Beylerbey of the Medite...
Sunan Gunungjati14481479
 
15681568, Sep 19
  one of the Wali Songo, or nine saints of Islam revered in Indonesia. He founded the Sultanate of...
Opchanacanough1554 ca1500
 
16091646
 a tribal chief of the Powhatan Confederacy of what is now Virginia in the United States, and its ...
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