- August 22 - Ottoman Soldiers take Lisbon and southern Portugal marking the beginning of rule under the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
- October 18 - Sultan Akif Osman of the Empire resigns, a regent is installed.
- January 6 - Emperor Mathieu becomes Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
- January 13 - The Ottoman Empire merges Spanish Portugal and Ottoman Portugal to reunite as one nation. It is then given independence. King Albertus I becomes King of Portugal.