Age of Exploration

Timeline created by fratboy_mandoza
In History
  • Jan 1st, 1400

    LEBANON

    LEBANON
    Mamluke Rule from 1282.
  • Jan 1st, 1455

    PORTUGAL - Cadamosto

    PORTUGAL - Cadamosto
    Cadamosto reached the mouth of the Gambia River in West Africa.
  • Aug 3rd, 1492

    SPAIN - Columbus

    SPAIN - Columbus
    Christopher Columbus sets sail for India.
  • Oct 12th, 1492

    SPAIN - Columbus

    SPAIN - Columbus
    Columbus reaches San Salvadore.
  • Jun 24th, 1497

    ENGLAND - Cabot

    ENGLAND - Cabot
    John Cabot found Newfoundland
  • Jul 8th, 1497

    PORTUGAL - De Gama

    PORTUGAL - De Gama
    De Gama set sail to make his way around Cape Good Hope.
  • May 21st, 1498

    PORTUGAL - De Gama

    PORTUGAL - De Gama
    De Gama became the first European to set foot on Indian soil.
  • Sep 5th, 1500

    PORTUGAL - Gaspar

    Gaspar discovered Greenland.
  • Sep 6th, 1500

    PORTUGAL

    Brazil claimed for Portugal.
  • Nov 7th, 1503

    SPAIN - Columbus

    SPAIN - Columbus
    Columbus finds Jamaica.
  • Sep 25th, 1513

    SPAIN - Balboa

    SPAIN - Balboa
    Balboa discovers the Pacific Ocean.
  • Jan 1st, 1516

    LEBANON

    LEBANON
    Fall of Mamluke rule and beginning of Ottoman rule.
  • Sep 20th, 1516

    SPAIN - Menendez

    SPAIN - Menendez
    Menendez attacked and massacred everyone in Fort Caroline.
  • Aug 10th, 1519

    SPAIN - Magellan

    SPAIN - Magellan
    Magellan set sail to circumnavigate the world.
  • Nov 8th, 1519

    SPAIN - Cotres

    SPAIN - Cotres
    Cortes reaches Tenoichtitlan.
  • Sep 4th, 1520

    SPAIN - Magellan

    SPAIN - Magellan
    Pacific Ocean named due to its calm waters.
  • May 7th, 1521

    SPAIN - Magellan

    SPAIN - Magellan
    Magellan arrives at Guam.
  • Sep 4th, 1521

    SPAIN - Cortes

    SPAIN - Cortes
    Cortes defeats the entire Aztec Nation.
  • Aug 1st, 1533

    SPAIN - Pizzaro

    SPAIN - Pizzaro
    Pizzaro defeats the Inca and returns with three times more than Cortes at the Aztec.
  • Sep 6th, 1534

    FRANCE - Cartier

    FRANCE - Cartier
    Cartier discovers Montreal and St. Lawrence River.
  • May 30th, 1539

    SPAIN - De Soto

    SPAIN - De Soto
    De Soto set sail for the Bahamas to find the Fountain of Youth and lands in Florida.
  • Aug 7th, 1540

    SPAIN - Coronado

    SPAIN - Coronado
    Coronado sets out on an Expedition through Mexico to find Cibola, the famed "City of Gold".
  • Sep 4th, 1541

    SPAIN - De Soto

    SPAIN - De Soto
    Mississippi River discovered.
  • FRANCE - Champlain

    FRANCE - Champlain
    Champlain settled Montreal.
  • ENGLAND - Hudson

    ENGLAND - Hudson
    Henry Hudson discovered the bay that would become New York Harbor.
  • LEBANON

    Prince Fakhr EdDine returns from exile.
  • NETHERLANDS

    Batuia colonized by the Dutch.
  • NETHERLANDS - Coen

    NETHERLANDS - Coen
    Lothen taken by force.
  • LEBANON

    LEBANON
    Prince Fakhr EdDine defeats Mustafa Pasha at Anjar.
  • LEBANON

    Execution of Prince Fakhr EdDine II at Constantinople.
  • NETHERLANDS - Tasman

    NETHERLANDS - Tasman
    Tasman discovered the shore of Tasmania.
  • NETHERLANDS - Tasman

    NETHERLANDS - Tasman
    Tasman discoveres New Zeland.
  • FRANCE - Joilet

    FRANCE - Joilet
    Lois Joilet discoveres Mississippi River.
  • FRANCE - Cadillac

    Cadillac set sail for Canada
  • FRANCE - Cadillac

    FRANCE - Cadillac
    Cadillac founded Detroit.