Charles i of spain   carlos i de españa

Charles V

  • 1500


    He is baptized on March 7 in the Cathedral of Saint Bavo
  • Feb 24, 1500

    Birth date

    He is bon in Flandes, on the 24th of February. His parents are Juana I de Castilla and Felipe I de Castilla
  • 1501

    Parents leave Spain

    Parents leave Spain
    His parents Felipe and Juana leave for Spain, staying in the care of Margarita de York
  • Jan 24, 1501


    Before he was one year old, Felipe appointed Charles Duke of Luxembourg and Knight of the Burgundian Order of the Golden Fleece
  • 1506

    Claim crown of Castilla

    Felipe and Juana leave for Spain again to claim the crown of Castile after the death of Isabel la Católica. That same year, Felipe died prematurely and Juana, considered a prey to madness, was locked up in a convent in Tordesillas by her father Fernando.
  • 1515

    Lord of the Netherlands

    Carlos's coming of age is declared, being named Lord of the Netherlands, ending the regency of Margarita.
  • 1516

    Cardinal Cisneros

    In April, Cardinal Cisneros communicates the royal titling by Castile
  • 1516

    States of Navarre

    In May, the estates of the Kingdom of Navarre swear allegiance to Carlos
  • Jan 22, 1516

    Appointed by grandfather

    On January 22, he is appointed by his grandfather, Fernando II of Aragon, governor and administrator of the Kingdoms of Castilla y León, on behalf of Juana I (incapacitated) and the Crown of Aragon
  • Jan 23, 1516

    Death King Ferdinand

    Death King Ferdinand
    On January 23, King Ferdinand II dies
  • Period: Mar 13, 1516 to Jan 16, 1556

    Reign of Carlos I

  • Mar 21, 1516

    Council of Castile

    On March 21, Carlos sends a letter to the Council of Castile informing him of his decision to appoint himself King.
  • 1517

    Charles I is proclaimed at the Court of Brussels

    Once appointed, he associated his former teacher Adriano with the regency of Cisneros and sent him to
  • Feb 9, 1518

    Cortes of Castile

    On February 9, the Cortes of Castile swears Carlos as king together with his mother Juana.
  • Period: 1519 to 1523

    conflict of the Germanías

    In Aragon the conflict of the Germanías occurs
  • Apr 16, 1519

    Cortes of Aragon

    On April 16 he swears in the Cortes of Aragon with Juana
  • Jun 28, 1519

    Holy Roman Empire

    On June 28, Charles is elected King of Romans, becoming sovereign of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 1520

    Carlos V becomes the most powerful monarch in Europe.

    Thanks to a series of dynastic alliances and premature deaths, he turned a twenty-year-old named Charles V into the most powerful monarch in Europe.
  • 1520

    Community movement for the arrival of Carlos I of Spain

    This began in 1500. The subjects of Carlos I of Spain rebelled against him because they did not want to be ruled by a foreign king. Thus initiating urban uprisings that began in Toledo, Segovia and other Castilian cities.
  • Feb 24, 1520

    Emperor of Aachen

    Emperor of Aachen
    He is crowned emperor in the city of Aachen.
  • Apr 23, 1521

    Battle of Villalar

    Battle of Villalar
    Revolt of the comuneros in the battle of Villalar. They were against a foreign king ruling.
  • 1522

    Hadrian is named Pope

    Hadrian is named Pope
    Hadrian, Carlos' teacher when he was little, was named Pope with the name Adriano VI, replacing Leo X.
  • 1525

    Battle of Pavia

    Spanish victory in Pavia, where Francisco I of France is imprisoned.
  • 1526


    He marries Isabel de Portugal, (his cousin) and they have a son Felipe II.
  • 1526

    The Cognac League is created

    The Cognac League is created
    It was an alliance between the Papacy, France, Milan, Venice and Florence that was in force until 1529. Against this alliance Charles V fought in the sack of Rome.
  • Period: 1526 to 1529

    Second war against Francisco I de Francia

  • 1527

    His son Felipe is born

  • May 6, 1527

    The sack of Rome

    This battle was an important victory for the imperial army of Carlos V in the framework of the confrontations between his Holy Roman Empire and the so-called League of Cognac. Soon the imperial troops achieved victories over the French army and established their control over northern Italy.
  • 1528

    Duaghter María is born

  • 1529

    Son Fernando is born

  • Jun 5, 1529

    Signature of Cambrai de Paz

    Signature of Cambrai de Paz
    Signature of the Peace of Cambrai between France and Spain.
  • 1530

    Charles I is crowned Holy Roman Emperor

    Charles I is crowned Holy Roman Emperor
    Precisely on his birthday, in the Italian city of Bologna. Charles was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by the Pope of Rome Clement VII.
  • 1534

    Conquest of Bizerte and Tunisia

    The Turkish fleet takes Bizerte and Tunisia.
  • 1535

    Expedition to Tunisia

    He personally leads the expedition against Tunisia, which he recovers after taking the Schooner.
  • 1535

    Her daughter Juana is born

    Her daughter Juana is born
  • 1538

    Defeat and truces

    The Turks defeat the Christian fleet off the coast of Epirus. Signing of the Nice Truce between France and Spain.
  • 1539

    Carlos's wife, Isabel de Portugal, dies

    Isabel dies from pneumonia in Toledo.
  • 1539

    His son Juan is born

    His son Juan is born
  • Jun 15, 1540

    Battle of Girolata

    Battle of Girolata
    The Battle of Girolata was a naval combat that pitted a Hispano-Genoese fleet against another Ottoman in the Gulf of Girolata, located on the west coast of the island of Corsica. The confrontation took place to dispute for the control of the Mediterranean Sea between Emperor Carlos V and Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. In this battle Carlos V's fleet was victorious.
  • Period: 1542 to 1544

    Fourth was against Francisco I de Francia

  • 1543

    Felipe II regent

    In the year 1543, Carlos I left Felipe II as regent of Spain.
  • 1547

    Battle of Mühlberg

    Battle of Mühlberg
    Victory over the German Protestant princes at Mühlberg.
  • 1554

    Signature of the Treaty of Crépy

  • 1555

    His son Felipe II receives territories

    His son Felipe II receives territories
    It receives the sovereignty of the Netherlands, Castilla y León, Aragon and Catalonia, Navarra, the kingdom of Naples, that of Sardinia, the crown of Sicily, the Duchy of Milan and the Indies.
  • Dec 25, 1555

    Augsburg Peace Signing

    The Peace of Augsburg, also called "Peace of religions", was a deal signed by Ferdinand I of Habsburg, brother and Emperor Charles V, by which the religious conflict of the Protestant reform was resolved.
  • 1556

    Cedes the Holy Roman Empire

    He cedes the Holy Roman Empire to his brother Ferdinand I
  • 1556

    Carlos retires to the monastery of Yuste

    Carlos retires to the monastery of Yuste
    Carlos decides to retire to the Yuste monastery to pursue a monastic life. This date oscillates between this or February 22, 1557 since in the different websites that I have looked at in each one there was a date of these, that is why I put both.
  • 1557

    He retires

    He retires to live in te Yuste monastery
  • Sep 21, 1558


    He died in Yuste on September 21, 1558. He died of malaria