Renaissance Timeline

  • 1096

    The battle of Civetot

    The battle of Civetot
    Turkish spies spread a rumor that the Germans had taken more territory and that got excited and they headed over to the supposedly taken territory. Then they get rampaged by arrows and around sixty-thousand crusaders die.
  • Period: 1096 to 1291

    The Crusades

  • 1097

    Siege of Anitoch

    The city was on a path to Palestine so the crusaders were bound to pass it. They started to try to break into it and it lasted for around 9 months and they depleted the Muslim forces.
  • 1187

    Siege of Jerusalem

    Salah-uh-din won in a prior battle to this and to celebrate victory he took over multiple cities and one of them was Jerusalem. He easily took over the place and they surrendered the city and most residents lived & stayed peacfully.
  • 1347

    Bubonic Plague in Europe

    The Bubonic Plague arrives in Europe. It most likely came from the Chinese because they had the disease 4 years prior.
  • Period: 1347 to 1351

    Black death in Europe

    A deadly plague stars in europe
  • 1348

    London and England

    The disease spreads to London and England and this is where it starts to get bad. The places have awful hygiene so it will spread really fast and get really bad.
  • 1349


    The plague spreads hugely killing a lot of people. The estimated death in Europe is 30-40% of the population.
  • 1349

    After the deaths

    After the major amounts of deaths from the Black Death, the wealthy invest in art and display. Wage increases because more jobs are needed.
  • Period: 1400 to 1495

    Early Renaissance

    A spark in time
  • Period: 1434 to

    Age of exploration

  • 1450

    Johannes Gothenburg

    Johannes starts investing in the printing press, this invention could majorly print books. It was a machine that printed ink onto paper, the major use of it was to print Bibles.
  • 1469

    Lorenzo De Medici

    Lorenzo De Medici is a huge patron of the arts. He then because the head of the city of Florence.
  • 1494

    Columbian Exchange

    Columbus brought around 1200 different species of plants and animals back to europe.
  • 1495

    Leonardo Di Vinci

    Leonardo Di Vinci paints "The Last Supper". It is a huge hit and gains more popularity for Christianity and shows his importance of him.
  • Period: 1495 to 1527

    High Renaissance

  • 1501


    Michelangelo begins to start on the sculpture "David". It is really important for the time because it shows the strength of Florence.
  • 1517

    95 Thesis

    Martin Luther King is against the indulgences of the church. He puts up his 95 theses to protest the decisions. The start of the Protestant Reformation happens.
  • Period: 1517 to 1555

    Protestant Reformation

  • 1519

    95 Thesis

    Martin Luther puts up his 95 theses to protest the church.
  • 1521

    Diet of Worms

    The diet of worms is the ban on protesting the ideas of the church.
  • 1527

    The spirit

    After the end of the renaissance, the spirit influenced artists in Europe.
  • 1527

    End of Renaissance

    A roman Emporer, Charles V takes over Rome ending the renaissance in Italy but it rebirths as humanism.
  • Period: 1527 to

    Late Renaissance

  • 1550

    Scientific Revolution

    The scientific revolution starts the formation of new ideas throughout Europe.
  • 1550

    Commerical Revolution

    More gold gets spread around, and major inflation happens because of the major increase of gold.
  • Period: 1550 to

    Scientific Revolution

  • 1553


    A theory comes out which is that instead of the earth is the center of the universe, the earth is rotating around the sun.
  • 1553

    Ivan the Terrible

    Ivan took over large amounts of territory and became the first tsar of Russia.
  • 1555

    Peace Of Ausburg

    Charles V signed a treaty with Ausburg to end the dispute between the 2.
  • Triangluar Trade

    A trade route through Europe, Africa, and, the Americas were made, and goods were exchanged for slaves and slaves for raw materials.
  • Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton makes theories that change how people would think forever.