Renaissance Timeline

Timeline created by JDickenson0778
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  • Jan 1, 1395

    Gutenberg (c. 1395 – February 3, 1468)

    Gutenberg (c. 1395 – February 3, 1468)
    Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Gutenberg' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Josquin des Prez (c. 1450/1455 – 27 August 1521)

    Josquin des Prez (c. 1450/1455 – 27 August 1521)
    Josquin des Prez (or Josquin Lebloitte dit Desprez; French: [ʒɔskɛ̃ depʁe]), often referred to simply as Josquin, was a Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josquin_des_Prez' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Mar 6, 1475

    Michelangelo (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564)

    Michelangelo (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564)
    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelangelo' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Nov 10, 1483

    Martin Luther (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546)

    Martin Luther (10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546)
    Martin Luther was a German monk, former Catholic priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of a reform movement in 16th century Christianity, subsequently known as the Protestant Reformation. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Jan 1, 1495

    Jacques Moderne (c.1495–1500 – Lyons, after 1560)

    Jacques Moderne was an Italian-born music publisher active in France in the Renaissance Era. -<a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Moderne' target="_blank"> Wikipedia</a>
  • Jan 1, 1525

    Palestrina (c. 1525 – 2 February 1594)

    Palestrina (c. 1525 – 2 February 1594)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525 – 2 February 1594) was an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music and the best-known 16th-century representative of the Roman School of musical composition. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_Pierluigi_da_Palestrina' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Oct 25, 1576

    Thomas Weelkes (baptised 25 October 1576 – 30 November 1623)

    Thomas Weelkes (baptised 25 October 1576 – 30 November 1623)
    Thomas Weelkes was an English composer and organist. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Weelkes' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>