WHUM Timeline

Timeline created by JackJoshEvan
In History
  • Jan 1st, 0732

    Charles Martel halts a Muslim advance into France

  • Jan 1st, 1066

    William the Conqueror invades England

  • Jan 1st, 1450

    Printing press invented by J. Gutenberg

  • Jan 1st, 1453

    Fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks

  • Jan 1st, 1469

    Lorenzo de Medici comes to power in Florence

  • Jan 1st, 1486

    Pico publishes “Oration”

  • Jan 1st, 1498

    The Last Supper

    The Last Supper
    This painting was painted by Leonardo da Vinci. It was a fresco that was much different from the past frescoes da Vinci had painted. It was created by da Vinci using experimental pigments directly on the dry plaster wall. However the painting was finished it began to start flaking off of the wall, da Vinci tried to fix the painting however his efforts didn't matter and the painting continued to crumble.
  • Jan 1st, 1512

    The Creation of Adam

    The Creation of Adam
    This painting was painted by Michelangelo, it is found on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City. It is regarded as one of the best works during the time of the Renaissance. However, over time the painting had been damaged from the smoke of the candles used during services, it caused the fresco to darken and need to be restored.
  • Jan 1st, 1532

    Machiavelli’s The Prince is published

  • Jan 1st, 1563

    The Tower of Babel

    The Tower of Babel
    This was painted by Pieter Bruegel, it was painted in 1563 and it can be found in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. It was an oil painting and was painted on a piece of ivory. This painting is made to show the construction of the tower of babel. The Biblical Tower of Babel was built by the unified humanity, and it was aimed to reach the heaven.
  • Jan 1st, 1563

    Wedding at Cana

    Wedding at Cana
    This was painted by Paolo Veronese, it was painted in 1563 for the Benedectine Monastery of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice. It depicts the Biblical Wedding Feast at Cana where according to the New Testament, Jesus performed his first miracle by turning water into wine. It is said that Paolo Veronese painted himself in the painting.
  • Period:
    476
    to
    Jan 1st, 1000

    Early Middle Ages

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1000
    to
    Jan 1st, 1300

    High Middle Ages

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1096
    to
    Jan 1st, 1099

    First Crusade

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1140
    to
    Jan 1st, 1270

    Rise of European Universities

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1300
    to
    Jan 1st, 1527

    Late Middle Ages

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1337
    to
    Jan 1st, 1453

    Hundred Years’ War between France and England

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1347
    to
    Jan 1st, 1350

    Black Death at its height

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1375
    to
    Jan 1st, 1527

    Renaissance in Italy

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1378
    to
    Jan 1st, 1417

    Great Schism

  • Period:
    Jan 1st, 1525
    to

    Reformation