1450 C.E. - 1750 C.E.

  • Period: Feb 12, 1299 to

    Ottoman Dynasty

    The Ottoman dynasty is known in modern Turkish as Osmanlı Hanedanı, meaning "House of Osman"; in Ottoman Turkish it was known as Hanedan-ı Âl-i Osman.
  • Period: Feb 12, 1375 to

    Songhay Empire

    Largest Islamic Empire
  • Period: Feb 12, 1394 to Feb 12, 1460

    Prince Henry the Navigator

    Son of the King of Portugal
  • Period: Feb 12, 1432 to Feb 12, 1481

    Reign of Mehmed the Conqueror

    Sultan of the Ottoman Empire twice
  • Period: Feb 8, 1450 to

    Tme Line

  • Period: Feb 12, 1450 to Feb 12, 1500

    Beggining of Portuguese Slave Trade

    PRince Henry established slave market
  • Period: Feb 12, 1464 to Feb 12, 1492

    Reign of Sunni Ali

    largest most powerful empire in western Africa
  • Period: Feb 12, 1483 to Feb 12, 1546

    Martain Luther

    German monk, priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Period: Feb 12, 1487 to Feb 12, 1488

    Dias' Voyage into Indian Ocean

    The expedition sailed south along the West coast of Africa.
  • Aug 8, 1492

    Columbus' First Voyage

    He found the Americas
  • Feb 12, 1494

    Treaty of Tordisillas

    The lands to the east would belong to Portugal and the lands to the west to Spain. The treaty was ratified by Spain (at the time, the Crowns of Castile and Aragon), 2 July 1494 and by Portugal, 5 September 1494. The other side of the world would be divided a few decades later by the Treaty of Zaragoza or Saragossa, signed on 22 April 1529, which specified the antimeridian to the line of demarcation specified in the Treaty of Tordesillas. Originals of both treaties are kept at the Archivo General
  • Period: Feb 12, 1502 to

    Safavid Dynasty

    ruled one of the greatest Persian empires after the Muslim conquest of Persiaand established the Twelver school of Shi'a Islam as the official religion of their empire, marking one of the most important turning points in Muslim history.
  • Period: Jul 10, 1509 to May 27, 1564

    John Calvin

    French theoligian and pastor
  • Period: Feb 12, 1519 to Feb 12, 1521

    Spanish Conquest of Mexico

    Hernando Cortez, acting essentially on his own, with an army of only about 500 men overthrew the wealthiest, most sophisticated, and most powerful empire on the American continent.
  • Period: Feb 12, 1520 to Feb 12, 1566

    Reign of Suleyman the Magnificent

    the tenth and longest-reigning Emperor, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566. He is known in the West as Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Period: Feb 12, 1520 to Feb 12, 1566

    Reign of Suleyman the Magnificent

    the tenth and longest-reigning Emperor, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566. He is known in the West as Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Period: Feb 12, 1526 to

    Mughal Dynasty

    The Mughal emperors were Muslims and direct descendants of Genghis Khan through Chagatai Khan and Timur.
  • Period: Feb 12, 1539 to Feb 12, 1540

    Foundation of Society of Jesus

    Christian male religious order of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Period: Dec 13, 1545 to Dec 4, 1563

    Council of Trent

    Was an Ecumenical Council of the Holy Roman Empire
  • Period: Feb 12, 1556 to

    Reign of Akbar

    Akbar was only 14 years of age in 1556 when he succeeded his father Humayun.
  • Period: Feb 15, 1564 to

    Galileo Galiliei

    was an astronomer
  • Period: Feb 12, 1572 to

    Reign of Emperor Wanli

    emperor of China (Ming dynasty) between 1572 and 1620. His era name means "Ten thousand calendars".
  • Spanish Armada

    a Spanish fleet that sailed against England
  • Period: to

    Tokugawa Shogunate

    Tokugawa Ieyasu defeated the daimyos who were loyal to the late Toyotomi Hideyoshi and his young son Hideyori at the Battle of Sekigahara in October of 1600. Fifteen years later, he would besiege the young Toyotomi heir at Osaka Castle; Hideyori's defenses failed and the young man committed seppuku, confirming the Tokugawa hold on power once and for all.
  • Period: to

    Thirty Years War

    series of wars principally fought in Central Europe, involving most of the countries of Europe.
  • Period: to

    John Locke

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

    Qing Dynasty

    it was a vast imperial dynasty of China
  • Peace of Westphalia

    series of peace treaties signed between May and October 1648 in Osnabrück and Münster. These treaties ended the Thirty Years' War
  • Period: to

    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.
  • Establishment of First Colony in Australia

  • Period: to

    Haitian Revolution

    was a slave revolt in the French Colonies
  • End of British Slave Trade

    An Act of Parliament made in the United Kingdom passed on 25 March 1807, with the long title "An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade". The original act is in the Parliamentary Archives. The act abolished the slave trade in the British Empire, but not slavery itself. Many of the Bill's supporters thought the Act would lead to the death of slavery. It was not until much later that slavery itself was actually abolished.