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1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1588 English defeat the Spanish Armada
1498 Vasco da Gama sails to India
1503 Leonard da Vinci paints Mona Lisa
1512 Michelangelo paints Sistine Chapel
1534 Henry VIII controls English church
1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1440 Gutenberg, printing w/type
1453 End of Hundred Years War
1479 Formation of kingdom of Spain
1488 Diaz rounds Cape of Good Hope
1492 Columbus discovers West Indies
 Jens Anderson Bering
 b.1496 Bjerring, Viborg, Denmark
 Peder Jensen Bering
 b.1550 Bjerring, Viborg, Denmark
 d.1591 Viborg, Denmark
 Jens Pedersen Bering
 Inger Christensdatter
 b.1516 Saeby, Denmark
 Peder Pedersen Bering
 b.1580 Viborg, Denmark
 d.1655 Viborg, Denmark
 Kirstene Christensdatter Hogh
 d.1635 Viborg, Denmark