1526 in literature
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1526.
- Spring – The first complete printed translation of the New Testament of the Bible into English by William Tyndale arrives in England from Germany, having been printed in Worms. In October, Cuthbert Tunstall, Bishop of London, attempts to collect all the copies in his diocese and burn them.
- New Testament in Swedish, the first official Bible translation into Swedish, made by Olaus Petri under royal patronage.
- The first complete Dutch translation of the Bible is printed by Jacob van Liesveldt in Antwerp.
- An edition of the Bible (Biblia Sacra) is printed by Yolande Bonhomme in Paris, the first printed by a woman.
- The Bibliotheca Corviniana in Ofen is destroyed by troops of the Ottoman Empire.
- A Hundred Merry Tales (A C. Mary Talys, printed by John Rastell and perhaps compiled by John Heywood)
- Martin Luther – The Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ—Against the Fanatics (Sakrament des Leibes and Blutes Christi wider die Schwarmgeister)
- William Tyndale – New Testament Bible translation. Part of the Tyndale Bible.
- Teofilo Folengo (as "Limerno Pitocco da Mantova") – Orlandino
- Jacopo Sannazaro
- De Partu Virginis
- Shin Maha Rahtathara – Kogan Pyo
- March 11 – Heinrich Rantzau, German humanist, astrologer and bibliophile (died 1598)
- Bâkî (باقى), born Mahmud Abdülbâkî (محمود عبد الباقى), Ottoman Turkish poet (died 1600)
- Tani Soyo (谷宗養), Japanese renga poet (died 1563)
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- Bondanella, Peter; Bondanella, Julia Conaway, eds. (1979). Dictionary of Italian Literature. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.
- Kurian, George Thomas (2003). Timetables of World Literature. New York: Facts on File Inc. ISBN 0-8160-4197-0.