1450 C.E. - 1750 C.E.

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  • Period: Mar 27, 1299 to

    Ottoman Dynasty

    Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I.
  • Period: Mar 27, 1340 to

    Songhay Empire

    A state located in western Africa. From the early 15th to the late 16th century, Songhai was one of the largest Islamic empires in history.
  • Period: Mar 27, 1394 to Mar 27, 1460

    Prince Henry the Navigator

    An important figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire and the Age of Discoveries in total.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1444 to Mar 31, 1446

    Regin of Mehmed the Conqueror

    Also Regined from 1451-1581. Conquered Constantinople and brought an end to the Byzantine Empire, transforming the Ottoman state into an empire.
  • Period: Mar 27, 1464 to Mar 27, 1492

    Regin of Sunni Ali

    The first king of the Songhai Empire.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1483 to Mar 31, 1546

    Martin Luther

    Professor of theology and seminal figure of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1487 to Mar 31, 1488

    dias' voyage into indian ocean

    Born in 1450, Bartolomeu Dias was sent by Portuguese King John II to explore the coast of Africa and find a way to the Indian Ocean.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus' First Voyage

    Columbus' First Voyage
    columbus sets sail in february 1492, Columbus departed from Castilian Palos de la Frontera with three ships on his first voyage.
  • Mar 31, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Treaty of Tordesillas
    Divided the newly discovered lands outside Europe between Portugal and Spain along a meridian 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde islands.
  • Mar 27, 1500

    beginning of Portuguese slave trade

    beginning of Portuguese slave trade
    portugese shipped slaves from 1500 to 1800
  • Period: Mar 31, 1502 to

    Safavid Dynasty

    Was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran. They ruled one of the greatest Persian empires after the Muslim conquest of Persia.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1509 to Mar 31, 1564

    John Calvin

    A prominent French theologian during the Protestant Reformation and the father of the theological system known as Calvinism.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1519 to Mar 31, 1521

    Spanish conquest of Mexico

    Invasion began in February 1519, and was declared victorious on August 13, 1521, when a coalition army of Spanish conquistadors and Tlaxcalan warriors led by Hernán Cortés and Xicotencatl the Younger captured Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec Empire.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1520 to Mar 31, 1566

    Regin of Suleyman the Magnificent

    Suleyman the Magnificent has been known as one of the greatest rulers of the Ottoman Empire. He is mostly remembered as a fierce conqueror of the Islamic religion.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1526 to

    Mughal Dynasty

    Mogul Empire in traditional English usage, was an imperial power in the Indian subcontinent.
  • Mar 27, 1540

    Foundation of Society of Jesus

    Foundation of Society of Jesus
    Founded in 1540 by Saint Ignatius of Loyola,the Jesuits became renowned for its work in the fields of missionary outreach, direct evangelization, intellectual research, and education.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1545 to Mar 31, 1563

    Council of Trent

    A council of the Roman Catholic Church convened in Trento in three sessions between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers
  • Period: Mar 28, 1556 to

    Reign of Akbar

    He was of Timurid descent, the son of Emperor Humayun, and the grandson of the Mughal Emperor Zaheeruddin Muhammad Babur, the ruler who founded the Mughal dynasty in India.
  • Period: Mar 28, 1564 to

    Galileo Galilei

    In 1609, Galileo heard about the invention of the telescope in Holland. Without having seen an example, he constructed a superior version and made many astronomical discoveries.
  • Period: Mar 31, 1572 to

    Regin of Emperor Wanli

    Ming Dynasty greatly declined during his reign, and came closer and closer to the perdition.
  • Spanish Armada

    Spanish Armada
    fleet sent by Philip II of Spain in 1588 to invade England
  • Period: to

    Tokugawa Shoguante

    A feudal Japanese military government. The heads of government were the shoguns. Each was a member of the Tokugawa clan.
  • Period: to

    Thirty Years' War

    One of the longest and most destructive conflicts in European history, and one of the longest continuous wars in modern history.
  • Period: to

    John Locke

    Known as the Father of Classical Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers.
  • Period: to

    Qing Dynasty

    Last imperial dynasty of China
  • Peace of Westphalia

    Peace of Westphalia
    The Thirty Years War was ended by the Peace of Westphalia which was referred to as the "Peace of Exhaustion" by contemporaries.
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    Seven Years' War

    It involved most of the great powers of the time and affected Europe, North America, Central America, the West African coast, India, and the Philippines.
  • Period: to

    establishment of 1st colony in austraila

    Arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Sydney to establish the penal colony
  • Period: to

    Haitian Revolution

    A slave revolt in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Haitian republic.
  • end of the British slave trade

    end of the British slave trade
    In 1807 the slave trade ended which stopped the triangle trade.