This page relates to the year 1511 Calendrier Julien.
- Audiencia of Santo Domingo. Évêché first of America with Santo Domingo.
- Creation of the the Council of the Indies, then simple commission.
- Conquest of Cuba (1511 - 1514) by Diego Velazquez and the Cortes.
- Revolt of the Arawaks to Puerto Rico. Juan Ponce of León represses the insurrection savagely and makes come from the Noirs slaves of Africa to work in the mines.
- December: Sermon of Dominican the Antonio de Montesinos in front of the colonists of Santo Domingo “ vox clamantis in deserto ” on the relevance of colonization. It reproaches the colonists for having transformed into slaves the workers autochtones placed under their “protection” within the frameworks of the Encomienda S envisaged, at the origin, to make them employees receiving their owners an religious education. He will pronounce a sentence celebrates “them are not they not men”. Bartolomé de Las Put, then grower with Hispaniola, decides to return in the orders after having to listen to the sermon.
Arrived of the first Black slaves to Colombia
- Taken Dellys, of Cherchell, Mostaganem by the Spaniards, who control the Algerian coast of Cherchell to Oran. Catch of Tripoli of Cruelty.
Resistance in North Africa of Arudj Barberousse and his/her brother Kaïrredine.
Sultanate independent of the Saadi to the Morocco (fine in 1649). The marabout of the Moroccan south entrusts to the Saadien Mohammed ibn Abd er-Rhamane the responsibility to carry out the holy war against the Christians who occupy the littoral of the Morocco. This one attacks without success the Portuguese fortress of Founti (Agadir), but extends its zone of influence towards north.
- August 24th: Alfonso de Albuquerque directs a fleet which takes Malacca on the Malayan Péninsule, where it installs a garrison and builds a fortress to control the traffic between India and the Far East.
- the royal family of Malacca takes refuge in the south of the peninsula and founds Johore. It preserves its influence on the Malayan States and the coasts of Sumatra. The Portuguese of Malacca survive in ceaseless combat with Johor Aceh (also called Achin) with Sumatra, and other allied States.
- October: Bâbur conquers Samarkand.
- the Portuguese settle with Malabar and on the coasts of Ceylon.
- the Portuguese are the first Europeans to reach the Siam (the Thailand).
- Embassy of the Portugal in China.
Oceania & the Pacific
- January 20th: Jules II takes Mirandole.
- April 11th: The Prince-bishop of Liege Érard of Marck takes part, as a bishop of Chartres to a meeting of the Église of France, convened with Lyon by Louis XII.
- June 6th: First auto-da-fe in Sicily where 8 people perish.
- October 4th: The Pape Jules II forms a Sainte League against Louis XII.
- November 1st: Opening of the schismatic council profrançais of Pisa, whose objective is to deposit the pope Jules II and to attach the “omnipotence” of the Holy See.
- the pope retorts by pointing out the exclusive right of the popes to convene the councils, excommunicates the prelates who agreed to go to Pisa and convenes a council for April 1512. This policy creates a danger of schism and moves away the reform from the Church.
- November: Treaty of Westminster between Ferdinand II of Aragon and Henri VIII of England against the France.
- nonwell informed or unknown Dates :
Art & culture
- Erasme becomes professor of Greek and theology with Cambridge (fine in 1514). It translates the New Testament Greek into Latin.
- Publication of the Praise of the Madness .
- Preeminence of the Church gallicane , published with Lyon by Jean Lemaire of Belgians, offensive for the the Vatican.
- Miracles of saint Antoine , fresco of the Titien to Padoue.
Births in 1511
September 29th or in 1509: Miguel Servet de Villanueva de Aragon, doctor, theologist adversary of Calvin.
Death in 1511
- Philippe de Commynes, diplomat and historian French (born v. 1447), whose Mémoires constitute an essential document on the reigns of Louis XI and Charles VIII.
- Démétrios Chalcocondyle with Greek Milan, grammairien (born in 1424). Author of a Greek grammar ( Erotemata ) and first editions of Homère (Florence 1488) and of Isocrate (Milan, 1493).
- Mahmûd Shâh, sultan of the Gujerat. It had decided before dying to negotiate with the Portuguese.
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