Sep 15, 1254
Marco Polo1275 Marco Polo is appointed as an envoy for the Kublai Khan and travels through China.
1295 He arrives in Venice with jewles that have never been seen.
1299 he is released as a prisioner.
Jan 1324 he dies at 70
Oct 31, 1451
Christopher Colombus1492 monarch agrees to pay for expidition
1492 columbus left spain
he started colonizing america. First person to go west insterad of going towards Asia.
Jan 1, 1469
Vasco da Gama1500 he got married
1519 was created count of Vidigueira
He was an explorer
Mar 16, 1471
Francisco PizarroNovember 1, 1522, he recieves funding to make his own expedition and explore the land of south Panama.
March 10th, 1529 he explored the South of Columbia as far as Equador reaching Peru.
On June 26, 1541, he was assassinated.
Feb 19, 1473
Nicolaus Copernicus1512 made a model of the world saying earth was not the center of the universe
Copernicus was an astronomer, making a formula proving the fact we were not the center of the universe,
Jan 1, 1480
ferdinand Magellan1505 first sea voyage
1509 went to his first battle
1514 lost all Portugal employment
he opening trad routes and supported proff the world is round
Nov 10, 1483
Martin LutherLeader of the religious revolt in the sixteenth century. He was from Germany.
Dec 1, 1485
Hernan CortesDecember 1, 1485 Hernan is born
November 18th, 1518 Cortes lands on the mexican coast.
November 1, 1504 he travels to the West Indies
October 1, 1533 he discovers the peninsula of California
Jan 1, 1491
Jacques Cartier(unknown birthday) but he was born in 1491, Saint Malo, France
He founded Canada.
In 1534 leads his first voyage to North America
in 1535 he lead his second voyage to Canada
Jul 31, 1491
Ignatius of LoyolaHe was a Spanish knight from a Basque noble family who founded the Society of Jesus and was it's first Superior General.
Eventually he found himself at the age of 30 in May of 1521 as an officer defending the fortress of the town of Pamplona against the French
Jul 10, 1509
John Calvin1532 he finished he law studies, and wrotew his first book
1536 he left the Roman Catholic Church
May 27, 1564 he died
He was a great lecturer and priest.
Jan 1, 1546
Tycho Brache1572 observed the supernova star.
1577 made careful obsevations of a comet.
Made precise the most precise instruments in that time period.
(date born unknown.)
Jan 1, 1561
Francis Bacon1603 he was knighted
1607 he was appointed Solicitor General
1616 he became a privy council
He was a philosopher.
Dec 27, 1571
Johnannes Kepler-He was a German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer.
-He is best known for his eponymous laws of planetary motion.
-In 1609 he published "Astronomia Nova", delineating his discoveries, which are now called Kepler's first two laws of planetary motion
Rene Descartes1606 he went to Jesuit College for Canon and Civil law at the age of ten
1636 he recieved an official chair in philosophy at the University Utrecht
He was highly educated in philosophy.
Robert BoyleRichard Boyle arrived in Dublin from England in 1588
He made several visits to his Irish estates beginning in 1647
Robert moved to Ireland in 1652
Issac NewtonNewton showed that the motions of objects on Earth and of celestial bodies are governed by the same set of natural laws.
In June 1661, he was admitted to Trinity College
His monograph Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, was published in 1687.