The Roman numeral for this year is MDL.
- 9 April: Marcello Cervini is elected Pope and takes the name Marcellus II
- 23 May: Gian Pietro Carafa is elected Pope and takes the name Paul IV
History of RomeEdit
- 23 March Gian Maria del Monte or Giovan Maria Giocci, was Pope a Julius III (* 1487)
- 1 May: Marcello Cervini, was Pope as Marcellus II (* 1501)