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This article is about the year 1548.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
1548 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1548
Ab urbe condita 2301
Armenian calendar 997
Assyrian calendar 6298
Balinese saka calendar 1469–1470
Bengali calendar 955
Berber calendar 2498
English Regnal year Edw. 6 – 2 Edw. 6
Buddhist calendar 2092
Burmese calendar 910
Byzantine calendar 7056–7057
Chinese calendar 丁未(Fire Goat)
4244 or 4184
    — to —
戊申年 (Earth Monkey)
4245 or 4185
Coptic calendar 1264–1265
Discordian calendar 2714
Ethiopian calendar 1540–1541
Hebrew calendar 5308–5309
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1604–1605
 - Shaka Samvat 1469–1470
 - Kali Yuga 4648–4649
Holocene calendar 11548
Igbo calendar 548–549
Iranian calendar 926–927
Islamic calendar 954–955
Japanese calendar Tenbun 17
Javanese calendar 1466–1467
Julian calendar 1548
Korean calendar 3881
Minguo calendar 364 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 80
Thai solar calendar 2090–2091
A portrait of Sigismund II Augustus, in a black hat with a white feather, a white ruff on his neck, and an ornate gold chain around his neck.
Sigismund II Augustus, who succeeded his father, Sigismund I the Old, as King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania on April 1 this year.

Year 1548 (MDXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.




Date unknown


Saint Francisco Suarez born on January 5
William V, Duke of Bavaria born on September 29


King Sigismund I the Old died on April 1, 1548
Saint Juan de Zumarraga died on June 3, 1548
Joao de Castro died on June 6, 1548


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