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  • Florence, Italy
    1572
    Galileo Galilei

    Family moved to Florence

    Florence, Italy
    1572

    When Galileo Galilei was eight, his family moved to Florence, but he was left with Jacopo Borghini for two years.




  • Molodi, Russia
    1572
    Ottoman Empire

    Battle of Molodi

    Molodi, Russia
    1572

    The next year, the invasion was repeated but repelled at the Battle of Molodi. The Ottoman Empire continued to invade Eastern Europe in a series of slave raids and remained a significant power in Eastern Europe until the end of the 17th century.




  • Inca
    1572
    Inca Empire

    Túpac Amaru was captured and executed

    Inca
    1572

    In 1572 the last Inca stronghold was conquered and the last ruler, Túpac Amaru, Manco's son, was captured and executed. This ended resistance to the Spanish conquest under the political authority of the Inca state.




  • Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
    1572
    April Fools' Day

    The Dutch Victory in 1572

    Brielle, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
    1572

    In the Netherlands, the origin of April Fools' Day is often attributed to the Dutch victory in 1572 at Brielle, where the Spanish Duke Álvarez de Toledo was defeated.




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