Kane-Renassance Timeline

Timeline created by KaneRN
In History
  • Feb 28, 1347

    Bubonic Plague begins

  • Jan 1, 1350

    Renassance begins

  • Mar 31, 1413

    Brunelleschi creates Linear Perspective

  • Jan 16, 1420

    The Papacy Returns To Rome

    The Papacy, having been located in Avignon since 1305, returns to Rome, bringing with it the prestige and wealth necessary to rebuild the city.
  • Mar 22, 1429

    Cosimo De Medici Takes Over His Father's Business

    Cosimo de Medici becomes head of the bank after his father dies, using his economic power to consolidate political power. Within five years he runs the city without question.
  • Sep 22, 1429

    Joan of Arc and the Siege of Orleans

  • Jun 30, 1434

    The Medici family becomes the head of the city-state of Florence.

    Over 200 years they ruled it
  • May 1, 1447

    : Pope Nicholas V Ascends To The Throne

    Pope Nicholas V takes the first steps toward turning Rome into a Renaissance city, undertaking many construction projects and strongly encouraging the arts.
  • May 29, 1453

    The Ottoman Empire captures the city of Constantinople, signaling an end to the Byzantine Empire.

  • Jul 29, 1453

    Constantinople Falls

    The center of the Byzantine Empire, Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks, provoking an exodus of Greek people and works of art and literature into the Italian city-states.
  • Jan 28, 1457

    Henry VII becomes king of England beginning the reign of the House of Tudor.

  • Feb 3, 1468

    Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press

  • Apr 26, 1476

    Age of Exploration

    The period is characterized as a time when Europeans began exploring the world by sea in search of new trading routes, wealth, and knowledge.
  • Sep 12, 1478

    Spanish Inquisition Begins

    The Spanish Inquisition was used for both political and religious reasons. Following the Crusades and the Reconquest of Spain by the Christian Spaniards the leaders of Spain needed a way to unify the country into a strong nation.
  • Jun 30, 1486

    Sandro Botticelli paints Birth of Venus

    Painting Sandro Botticelli. It depicts the goddess Venus, having emerged from the sea as a fully grown woman, arriving at the sea-shore (which is related to the Venus Anadyomene motif). The painting is held in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Explorer Christopher Columbus discovers the Americas.

  • Nov 28, 1494

    Ludovico Sforza Permits The French Invasion Of Italy

    In an attempt to weaken his enemy, the King of Naples, Ludovico invites the French to invade Italy, granting them free passage through Milan. Though this invasion fails, the French return in 1499, turning on Ludovico and taking Milan, and opening an era of foreign competition for Italian land.
  • Jan 1, 1495

    da Vinci paints The Last Supper

  • May 20, 1498

    1498 - Vasco da Gama arrives in India after sailing around the southern tip of Africa from Portugal.

  • Dec 13, 1498

    Leonardo da Vinci paints the Last Supper.

  • Aug 16, 1501

    Michelangelo begins his work on the sculpture David.

  • Jul 23, 1503

    Leonadro Divinci starts Mona Lisa painting

  • Nov 23, 1504

    Michelangelo Finishes paining David

  • Apr 17, 1505

    Peter Henlien Creates the Watch

  • Apr 23, 1506

    Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa.

  • Mar 14, 1511

    Raphael completes "The School of Athens"

  • 1512

    Michelangelo paints the Sistine Chapel

  • 1512

    Thomas More -Utopia

    The book, written in Latin, is a frame narrative primarily depicting a fictional island society and its religious, social and political customs. A 'Utopia"' refers to a perfect society or world. (so no war, poverty etc. So this book is about a perfect place more or less.
  • Oct 31, 1512

    Martin Luther posts his 95 theses on the door of the Church of Wittenberg. This signals the start of the Reformation.

  • Jul 18, 1517

    Matrin Luther creates 95 theses

  • Sep 6, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan begins his voyage around the world.

  • Jan 1, 1524

    Start of the European Wars of religion

    The religious wars were cause by the Protestant Reformation in western and northern Europe. The wars were fought between Catholics and Protestants.
  • Jun 13, 1534

    Henry VIII separates the Church of England from the Catholic Church of Rome.

    Henry VIII did it so he can divorce Catherine of Aragon and marry Anne Boleyn.
  • Jan 28, 1547

    King Henry VIII dies

  • Sep 25, 1555

    The First Peace of Augsburg

  • Jun 12, 1557

    Spain Declares Bankrupcy for first time

  • Jul 29, 1558

    Spanish armada is defeated by the english Navy

    Considered an accident
  • Nov 14, 1558

    Elizabeth becomes Queen of England

  • May 22, 1570

    First Modern Atlas is Published

  • 1572

    Saint Bartholomew's Massacre

    The St. Bartholomew's Day massacre in 1572 was a targeted group of assassinations, followed by a wave of Roman Catholic mob violence, both directed against the Huguenots, during the French Wars of Religion. Traditionally believed to have been instigated by Catherine de' Medici. The Massacre is unknown to exactly how many deaths it caused, but the guess is anywhere between 5,000 and 30,000
  • Expulsion of Jusuits

  • Edict of Nantes

    Issued by Henry IV of France, granted the Calvinist Protestants of France (also known as Huguenots) substantial rights in a nation still considered essentially Catholic. In the Edict, Henry aimed primarily to promote civil unity.The Edict separated civil from religious unity, treated some Protestants for the first time as more than mere schismatics and heretics, and opened a path for secularism and tolerance.
  • Edict of Nantes

    Henry IV of France grants religious liberty and full civil rights to the Protestant Huguenots. It is resented by the Catholics and is later annulled.
  • William Shakespeare builds the Globe theatre. He will write many of his great plays over the next few years including Hamlet and Macbeth.

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    Rise of Rome

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    Leonardo da Vinci and the Gutenberg Bible