Main historical facts

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In History
  • 476

    Beginning of the Middle Ages

    Fall of the western Roman Empire
  • 835

    the Vikings start invading Europe

  • 896

    Alfred the Great, King of England, turns back the Viking invaders.

  • 1088

    The first university is created (Bolonia's university)

  • 1221

    Beginning of the construction of the Cathedral of Burgos

  • 1400

    Beginning of the Renaissance

    It started with the fall of the Byzantine empire.
  • 1444

    German inventor Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press.

    This will signal the start of the Renaissance
    https://www.history.com/topics/inventions/printing-press
  • 1485

    Henry VII becomes king of England beginning the reign of the House of Tudor. 1

  • 1486

    Boticelli completes the painting The Birth of Venus.

    Boticelli completes the painting The Birth of Venus.
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  • 1492

    End of the Middle Ages

    Discovery of America
  • 1492

    Discovery of America

  • 1498

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

    Vasco da Gama arrives in India after sailing around the southern tip of Africa from Portugal
  • 1503

    Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa

    Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa
  • 1508

    Michelangelo begins his painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

    Michelangelo begins his painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
  • 1509

    Henry VIII becomes king of England

  • 1511

    Raphael paints his masterpiece The School of Athens

    Raphael paints his masterpiece The School of Athens
  • The Spanish Armada is defeated by the English navy

  • Rene Descartes was born

    Rene Descartes was born
    Famous Swedish philosopher. He stated: "I think, therefore I am."
  • Beginning of the Baroque

    Beginning of the Baroque
    It was a period of history in Western culture that produced works in the field of literature, sculpture, painting, architecture, dance and music.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaCheA6Njc4
  • William Shakespeare and cervantes die

    William Shakespeare and cervantes die
  • Newton discovers Gravity

    Newton discovers Gravity
    William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes don't have much in common, although they lived in the same era, greatly influenced following generations, and are both regarded as virtuoso writers.
  • Carlos I began to reign

  • The end of the Rennaisance

    It ended with the French Revolution.
  • End of the Baroque period

    End of the Baroque period
    Around 1800.
    Bach's death in 1750 marked the end of the Baroque period
  • Period:
    1337
    to
    1453

    The hundred years war (England vs France)

  • Period:
    1348
    to
    1350

    Black Death

  • Period:
    1495
    to
    1527

    High Renaissance

  • Period: to

    Early Baroque

    It was an experimentation period, which had a monodic style.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgADEW3f--8
  • Period: to

    30 years war

    Especially in Germany, between Catholics and Protestants. Germany was torn. The decline of the Habsburgs and the rise of France began.
  • Period: to

    Intermediate Baroque

    It was a consolidation period where tonal language was developed.
  • Period: to

    Late Baroque

    In this period harmony emerged with polyphony, instrumental music was highlighted and Italñian composers and musicians extended instrumental music.