Renaissance and reformation

  • Period: Sep 1, 1200 to

    World Hstory 2

  • Jan 4, 1350

    Renaissance begins

    Renaissance begins
    the renaissance is a cultural movment, and an advancement in music, paintings and most of the arts.
  • Feb 17, 1418

    Prince Henry founds navigation school in Portugal

    Prince Henry founds navigation school in Portugal
    Prince Henry founds navigation school in Portugal
    17 Feb 1418 Prince Henry founds navigation school in Portugal around 1418. prince henry Prince Henry founds navigation school in Portugal
  • Jan 1, 1453

    Byzantine capital of Constantinople conquered and renamed Istanbul by the Muslim Ottomans

    Byzantine capital of Constantinople conquered and renamed Istanbul by the Muslim Ottomans
    the Byzantine capital of Constantinople was conquered and renamed Istanbul by the Muslim Ottomans.
  • Jan 1, 1453

    Byzantine capital of Constantinople conquered and renamed Istanbul by the Muslim Ottomans

    Byzantine capital of Constantinople conquered and renamed Istanbul by the Muslim Ottomans
    Byzantine capital of Constantinople conquered and renamed Istanbul by the Muslim Ottomans
    1 Jan 1453 the Byzantine capital of Constantinople was conquered and renamed Istanbul by the Muslim Ottomans.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus’ first voyage

    Columbus’ first voyage
    Columbus’ first voyage
    3 Aug 1492 He quickly made port in the Canary Islands for a final restocking and left there on September 6. He was in command of three ships: the Pinta, the Niña, and the Santa María.
  • Jun 7, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Treaty of Tordesillas
    Treaty of Tordesillas
    7 Jun 1494 agreement between Spain and Portugal aimed at settling conflicts over lands newly discovered or explored by Christopher Columbus
  • Jan 1, 1503

    Leonardo da Vinci paints the “Mona Lisa”

    Leonardo da Vinci paints the “Mona Lisa”
    Mona Lisa is the most well-known painting. it is displayed in paris.
  • Jan 25, 1504

    Michelangelo’s “David”

    Michelangelo’s “David”
    it was started in 1501 and completed in 1504. it is one of the most famous sulptures in the world.
  • Jan 2, 1508

    Michelangelo’s painting of the Sistine chapel

    Michelangelo’s  painting of the Sistine chapel
    The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512 is one of the most well-knowned roof tops
  • Jan 1, 1509

    IN PRAISE OF FOLLY

    IN PRAISE OF FOLLY
    The Praise of Folly was written in 1509 to amuse Sir Thomas More.
  • Feb 18, 1521

    Cortez conquers the Aztecs

    Cortez conquers the Aztecs
    Cortez conquers the Aztecs
    18 Feb 1521 The Spanish conquest of the Aztecs in 1521, led by Hernando Cortes, was a landmark victory for the European settlers
  • Sep 18, 1532

    Pizzaro conquers the Inca

    Pizzaro conquers the Inca
    Pizzaro conquers the Inca
    18 Sep 1532 Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro and 160 men managed to bring down the mighty Inca Empire, home to millions of people.
  • Oct 5, 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus developed heliocentric theory

    Nicolaus Copernicus developed heliocentric theory
    Nicolaus Copernicus developed heliocentric theory
    5 Oct 1543 Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish astronomer who is best known for a theory called the heliocentric or sun-center theory of the universe
  • Apr 1, 1578

    William Harvey discovered circulation of the blood

    William Harvey discovered circulation of the blood
    William Harvey discovered circulation of the blood
    1 Apr 1578 William Harvey discovered the circulation of blood within the body.
  • Shakespeare writes “the tragedy of Julius Caesar

    Shakespeare writes “the tragedy of Julius Caesar
    shakespesre wrote the tragedy of julius caesar around 1599. it was played in plays around 1599 also
  • Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei
    Galileo Galilei
    18 Jan 1609 Galileo Galilei used telescope to support heliocentric theory
  • Johannes Kepler discovered planetary motion.

    Johannes Kepler discovered planetary motion.
    Johannes Kepler discovered planetary motion.
    18 Dec 1609 Johannes Kepler was an astronomer, mathematician, theologian and philosopher that made the Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion
  • Taj Mahal built

    built in Agra,India between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife.
  • oliver cromwell and the execution on charles l

    oliver cromwell and the execution on charles l
    oliver cromwell and the execution on charles l
    30 Jan 1649 In London, King Charles I is beheaded for treason on January 30, 1649.Oliver Cromwell died at Whitehall on the afternoon of Friday, 3 September 1658
  • Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan

    Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan
    Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan
    6 Nov 1651 Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan is a very well known novel because it concerns the structure of society and legitimate government
  • The restoration of Charles II

    The restoration of Charles II
    The restoration of Charles II
    4 Apr 1660 King Charles II, the first monarch to rule after the English Restoration.
  • Death of Louis XIV

    Death of Louis XIV
    Death of Louis XIV
    17 Oct 1661 During Louis XIV’s rule France was weakened by several lengthy wars so france was happy that he died
  • Louis XIV builds palace of Versailles

    Louis XIV builds palace of Versailles
    Louis XIV builds palace of Versailles
    17 Sep 1663 Louis XIV builds palace of Versailles in 1663. it was made on a swamp .
  • Isaac Newton formulated law of gravity

    Isaac Newton formulated law of gravity
    Isaac Newton formulated law of gravity
    21 Jul 1687 Isaac Newton formulated four laws of gravity and motion that explained how different forces act on objects
  • Glorious Revolution (William and Mary)

    Glorious Revolution (William and Mary)
    Glorious Revolution (William and Mary)
    25 Sep 1688 William and Mary signed the English Bill of Rights of 1689. This action both signaled the end of several centuries of tension
  • English Bill of Rights of 1689

    English Bill of Rights of 1689
    English Bill of Rights of 1689
    16 Dec 1689 The Bill of Rights was passed by Parliament on 16 December 1689.
  • John Locke’s Two Treatises on Government:

    John Locke’s Two Treatises on Government:
    John Locke’s Two Treatises on Government:
    31 May 1690 Second Treatise outlines Locke's ideas for a more civilised society based on natural rights and contract theory.
  • Peter the Great builds St. Petersburg

    Peter the Great builds St. Petersburg
    Peter the Great builds St. Petersburg
    20 Feb 1712 Peter I founds the city of St. Petersburg as the new Russian capita
  • Montesquieu’s The Spirit of Laws:

    Montesquieu’s The Spirit of Laws:
    Montesquieu’s The Spirit of Laws:
    18 Aug 1748 Montesquieu’s The Spirit of Laws is about political institutions should reflect the social and geographical aspects of each community.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s The Social Contract

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s The Social Contract
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s The Social Contract
    18 Dec 1762 it inspired political reforms or revolutions in Europe, especially in France
  • Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence

    Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence
    28 Jun 1776 the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty
  • american revolution

    american revolution
    american revolution
    4 Jul 1776 The American colonies win independence from England
  • Storming of the Bastille

    Storming of the Bastille
    Storming of the Bastille
    14 Jul 1789 a group of Parisian revolutionaries stormed Bastille prison in a act of protest against King Louis XVI
    14 Jul 1789 a group of Parisian revolutionaries stormed Bastille prison in a act of protest against King Louis XVI
  • Reign of Terror

    Reign of Terror
    Reign of Terror
    28 Jul 1794 a period of volience during the french revolution
  • Napoleon becomes Emperor

    Napoleon becomes Emperor
    Napoleon becomes Emperor
    18 Dec 1800 first frenchman to become emperor in over a thousand years
  • Congress of Vienna

    Congress of Vienna
    Congress of Vienna
    1 Sep 1815 Congress of Vienna meets
  • Napoleon dies

    Napoleon dies
    Napoleon dies
    5 May 1821 He died at age 52 on May 5, 1821, possibly from stomach cancer