main historical facts

  • 476

    Beginning of the Middle Ages

  • 722

    Start of the spanish reconquest

    It is the the year when the spanish started to re-conquer the territories that the musulmans took them away
  • 843

    Treaty of Verdun

    The Carolingian Empire faced a civil war.
    Finally, the Carolingian Empire was divided into 3 parts in August 843 AD through the Treaty of Verdun, which ended a three-year civil war
  • 1300

    Beginning of Renaissance

    We consider the start of the Renaissance in 1300, but not in music because in that year the changes were only changes in ideas
  • 1350

    The black death

    There were millions of deaths in this period because of this disease
  • 1466

    Death of Donatello

    Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, known as Donatello, was an Italian artist and sculptor from the early Renaissance, one of the fathers of the period along with Leon Battista Alberti, Brunelleschi and Masaccio.
  • 1492

    Finish of the Middle Ages

    The Middle Ages finishes with the discovery of america
  • 1500

    Leonardi Da Vinci

    as an Italian polymath of the Renaissance whose areas of interest included invention, drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, paleontology, and cartography.
    His most famous painting in La Gioconda
  • Start of Barroque Period

    The Baroque period refers to an era that started around 1600 and ended around 1750, and included composers like Bach, Vivaldi and Handel, who pioneered new styles like the concerto and the sonata.
  • Death of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes

    They were two very important writers and died in the same year: 1616
  • Period: to

    Reign of Louis XIV

    Louis XIV of France, called "the Sun King" or Louis the Great, was king of France and Navarre from May 14, 1643 until his death, with 76 years of age and 72 years of reign. Andorra and rival count of Barcelona.
  • Diego Velázquez

    Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, known as Diego Velázquez, was a Spanish Baroque painter considered one of the greatest exponents of Spanish painting and master of universal painting.
  • Period: to

    Life of Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach was a composer, organist, harpsichordist, violinist, violist, chapel master and German singer from the Baroque period
  • Beginning of Classical Period

    The Classical Period begins in 1730
  • End of Barroque Period

    With the end of The Barroque Period, a new period started called Clacisism
  • First flight in ahot air baloon

    The first untethered manned hot air balloon flight was performed by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes on November 21, 1783, in Paris, France, in a balloon created by the Montgolfier brothers.
  • Period: to

    The French Revolution

    The French Revolution was a revolution in France from 1789 to 1799. The result of the French Revolution was the end of the monarchy. King Louis XVI was executed in 1793. ... The government before the revolution was called the "Ancient (old) Regime".
  • End of Classical Period

    It ends in 1820