Renaissance Time Line Events(1300-1600)

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  • Period: 1300 to

    Renaissance Time Line Events(1300-1600)

  • Jan 1, 1449

    Birth of Lorenzo de Medici

    Birth of Lorenzo de Medici
    He was an italian statesman.de facto ruler of the Florentine Republic and the most powerful and enthusiastic patron of Renaissance culture in Italy.He was a diplomat, politician and patron of scholars, artists, and poets.
  • Oct 22, 1454

    Gutenberg Prints the First Bible

    Gutenberg Prints the First Bible
    It was the first major book printed using mass-produced movable metal type in Europe.
  • Aug 3, 1492

    Columbus discovers the new world

    Columbus discovers the new world
    Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, with three small ships, the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina. On October 12, the expedition reached land, probably Watling Island in the Bahamas.
  • 1501

    Michelangelo Sculpts david

    Michelangelo Sculpts david
    David is a 5.17-metre marble statue of a naked man. The statue represents the Biblical hero David, a favoured subject in the art of Florence.
  • 1503

    Leonardo da vinci paints mona lisa

    Leonardo da vinci paints mona lisa
    The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci.It has been described as the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world.
  • 1513

    Niccolo Machiavelli writes "The prince"

    Niccolo Machiavelli writes "The prince"
    He is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513.
  • Oct 31, 1517

    Martin Luther posts 95 thesis on the door of church castle

    Martin Luther posts 95 thesis on the door of church castle
    The 95 Theses is a list of questions and propositions for debate.
  • 1534

    Founding of the society of Jesus by Ignatious of Loyola

    Founding of the society of Jesus by Ignatious of Loyola
    He was a spanish soldier turned priest.The first Jesuits Ignatius and six of his students took vows of poverty and chastity and made plans to work for the conversion of Muslims. Under Ignatius' charismatic leadership, the Society of Jesus grew quickly.
  • 1536

    John Calvin publishes Institutes of the Christian Religion

    John Calvin publishes Institutes of the Christian Religion
    John Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion is a defining book of the Reformation and a pillar of Protestant theology.
  • 1543

    Nicolas Copernicus publishes "On the Revolution of the Celestial Spheres"

    Nicolas Copernicus publishes "On the Revolution of the Celestial Spheres"
    Before he died he proved that the earth revolved around the sun in his book.
  • Apr 23, 1564

    William Shakespeare is Born

    William Shakespeare is Born
    He was an English poet, playwright and actor.Some of his most famous are Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Hamlet.
  • Galileo invents a thermometer

    Galileo invents a thermometer
    Galileo Galilei discovered that the density of liquids reacts predictably to changes in temperature. Armed with this discovery, he invented a device that allowed temperature variations to be measured.