was a common year starting on Monday
(link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar
Events of 1537
January - June
July - December
- Pope Paul III publishes the encyclical Sublimis Deus, which declares the natives of the New World to be rational beings with souls who must not be enslaved or robbed.
- Manco II establishes neo-Inca independent state at Vilacampa, Peru.
- The Spaniards bring the potato to Europe.
- See also :Category: 1537 births.
- See also :Category: 1537 deaths.