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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 15th century16th century17th century
Decades: 1540s  1550s  1560s  – 1570s –  1580s  1590s  1600s
Years: 1569 1570 157115721573 1574 1575
1572 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1572
Ab urbe condita2325
Armenian calendar1021
Assyrian calendar6322
Balinese saka calendar1493–1494
Bengali calendar979
Berber calendar2522
English Regnal year14 Eliz. 1 – 15 Eliz. 1
Buddhist calendar2116
Burmese calendar934
Byzantine calendar7080–7081
Chinese calendar辛未(Metal Goat)
4268 or 4208
    — to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4269 or 4209
Coptic calendar1288–1289
Discordian calendar2738
Ethiopian calendar1564–1565
Hebrew calendar5332–5333
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1628–1629
 - Shaka Samvat1493–1494
 - Kali Yuga4672–4673
Holocene calendar11572
Igbo calendar572–573
Iranian calendar950–951
Islamic calendar979–980
Japanese calendarGenki 3
Javanese calendar1491–1492
Julian calendar1572
Korean calendar3905
Minguo calendar340 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar104
Thai solar calendar2114–2115
Tibetan calendar阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
1698 or 1317 or 545
    — to —
(male Water-Monkey)
1699 or 1318 or 546

1572 (MDLXXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1572nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 572nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 72nd year of the 16th century, and the 3rd year of the 1570s decade. As of the start of 1572, the Gregorian calendar was 10 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

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