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1557 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1557
Ab urbe condita2310
Armenian calendar1006
Assyrian calendar6307
Balinese saka calendar1478-1479
Bengali calendar964
Berber calendar2507
English Regnal yearPh. & M. - 4 Ph. & M.
Buddhist calendar2101
Burmese calendar919
Byzantine calendar7065-7066
Chinese calendar? (Fire Dragon)
4253 or 4193
    -- to --
(Fire Snake)
4254 or 4194
Coptic calendar1273-1274
Discordian calendar2723
Ethiopian calendar1549-1550
Hebrew calendar5317-5318
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1613-1614
 - Shaka Samvat1478-1479
 - Kali Yuga4657-4658
Holocene calendar11557
Igbo calendar557-558
Iranian calendar935-936
Islamic calendar964-965
Japanese calendarK?ji 3
Javanese calendar1476-1477
Julian calendar1557
Korean calendar3890
Minguo calendar355 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar89
Thai solar calendar2099-2100
Tibetan calendar?
(male Fire-Dragon)
1683 or 1302 or 530
    -- to --
(female Fire-Snake)
1684 or 1303 or 531

Year 1557 (MDLVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


The first known equation, equivalent to 14x+15=71 in modern syntax.



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  • German adventurer Hans Staden publishes a widely translated account of his detention by the Tupí people of Brazil, Warhaftige Historia und beschreibung eyner Landtschafft der Wilden Nacketen, Grimmigen Menschfresser-Leuthen in der Newenwelt America gelegen ("True Story and Description of a Country of Wild, Naked, Grim, Man-eating People in the New World, America").




  1. ^ Archer, Christon; et al. (2002). World History of Warfare. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. p. 251. ISBN 978-0-8032-4423-8.
  2. ^ "History - Gonville & Caius". Gonville & Caius College. Retrieved 2014.

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