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This article is for births, deaths, and events in the year 1549.


Births

Deaths

  • November 10 Paul III, who approved the Society of Jesus

Events

  • February 1 The first Jesuit missionaries to Brazil sail from Lisbon under Fr. Emmanuel de Nóbrega, SJ
  • April 17 Francis Xavier, Cosme de Torres, and Juan Fernández depart Goa for Japan
  • December 23 Francis Xavier, SJ is appointed provincial of the newly-erected Indian Province