Printing press

The Renaissance period

By kiari72
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Renaissance began in Italy

    in the ealry 1300's the Renaissance began in Itlay, the exact date it started is unknown.
  • Jan 3, 1300

    Renaissance spreads

    early 1300's, exact date unknown- Renaissance spread to other countries such as England.
    Germany, and Spain.
  • May 31, 1450

    Invetnion of the printing press

    Invetnion of the printing press
    Month unknown=printing press was invented by a german man by the name of Gutenberg , revolutioniizing the production of books and newspapers.
  • Jun 1, 1453

    Fall of Constantinople

    month may not be accurate- fall of Constantinople
    Fall of Constantinople was the capture of the capital of the Byzantine Empire, which occurred after a siege by the Ottoman Empire,
  • May 4, 1504

    month innaccurate- Leanardo Devinci paints Mona Lisa

    A famous painting made durung the Renaissance, still around today, worth millions of dollars,
  • Period: Jun 8, 1508 to Dec 7, 1512

    Michelangelo paints the Sistine Chapel

    month innaccurate-
  • England becomes very powerful

    month innnacurrate=Elizabeth's navy defeats the Spanish Armada (Cervantes's employer)
making England one of the most powerful nations in the world
  • Invention of the telescope

    Galileo invents the telescope (1633 forced to recant the Copernican