Junior Prince of portugal. He was responsible for the early development of European exploration and maritime trade with other continents
Period: Oct 31, 1451 to May 20, 1506
Italian explorer, colinizer and navigator. Famous for "discovering" the americas, landing int the central american region.
Period: Apr 21, 1469 to Dec 24, 1524
was a Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India. For a short time in 1524 he was Governor of Portuguese India under the title of Viceroy.
Period: Jan 1, 1476 to Jun 26, 1541
A Spanish conquistador, conqueror of the Incan Empire, and founder of Lima, the modern-day capital of the Republic of Peru.
Period: Apr 21, 1480 to Apr 27, 1521
Magellan's expedition of 1519–1522 became the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean. Potugese explorer who served for the kind to reach the spice islands.
Period: Feb 23, 1483 to Jan 5, 1531
military adventurer from Central Asia who rose to power at Kabul (present-day Afghanistan) after establishing his first kingdom in 1504. From there he built an army and conquered nearby regions until 1526, when he invaded the Lodi Afghan Empire of South Asia and laid the basis for the Mughal Empire.[
Period: Jan 1, 1485 to Dec 2, 1547
Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century.
Period: Apr 21, 1492 to
a dramatically widespread exchange of animals, plants, culture, human populations and ideas between the eastern and western hemisphere.
Period: Apr 21, 1500 to
historical term indicating trade among three ports or regions, most commonly identified with the trade amongst england, africa and america. With the trade of slaves, goods and finished products.
Period: Apr 22, 1501 to
ruled one of the greatest Persian empires since the Muslim conquest of Persia. established the Twelver school of Shi'a Islam as the official religion of their empire, marking one of the most important turning points in Muslim history.
Period: Apr 22, 1526 to
an imperial power in South Asia that ruled a large portion of the Indian subcontinent . It began in 1526, invaded and ruled most of India by the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and ended in the mid-19th century
Period: Apr 18, 1541 to
people started seeing faults in the Roman Catholic doctrine and started to break away from the catholic church and forming their own church group.
Period: Apr 18, 1550 to
new ideas in physics, astronomy, biology, human anatomy, chemistry, and other sciences led to a rejection of doctrines that have prevailed.
Period: Oct 6, 1552 to
Italian Jesuit priest, and one of the founding figures of the Jesuit China Mission, as it existed in the 17th-18th centuries
Period: Feb 15, 1564 to
an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations, and support for Copernicanism
feudal regime of Japan established by Tokugawa Ieyasu and ruled by the shoguns of the Tokugawa family.
Creation of Colonies in the new world
13 English Colonies with the first establishment of Jamestown Virginia.
Thirty Year's War
War was fought because of religious conflict between protestants and catholics in the holy roman empire. the war was fought primarily in Germany.
the last ruling dynasty of China. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and followed by the Republic of China.
The dynasty was founded by the Manchu clan Aisin Gioro in what is today northeast China
Peter the Great
ruled Russia and later the Russian Empire and He carried out a policy of modernization and expansion that transformed the Tsardom of Russia into a 3-billion acre Russian Empire, a major European power.
era in Western philosophy, intellectual, scientific and cultural life, centered upon the 18th century, in which reason was advocated as the primary source for legitimacy and authority. It is also known as the Age of Reason.
Catherine the Great
She reigned as Empress of Russia after the death of her husband.
French and Indian War
War between the British and French in the United States.
King XVI and Marie Antoinette
King Suspended and arrested as part of the insurrection of the 10th of August during the French Revolution, he was tried by the National Convention, found guilty of high treason, and executed by guillotine
Archduchess of Austria and the Queen of France and of Navarre. She was the fifteenth and penultimate child of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria and Emperor Francis I.
Militry and political leader in the later pasrts of the French Revolution. Emperor of the French from 1804 to 1815.
the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America
a period of radical social and political upheaval in French and European history. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years. French society underwent an epic transformation as feudal, aristocratic and religious privileges evaporated under a sustained assault from liberal political groups and the masses on the streets.
Storming of the Bastile
The medieval fortress and prison in Paris known as the Bastille represented royal authority in the centre of Paris. While the prison only contained seven inmates at the time of its storming, its fall was the flashpoint of the French Revolution
Declaration of Rights of Man
fundamental document of the French Revolution, defining the individual and collective rights of all the estates of the realm as universal
was a period of conflict in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Haitian republic.
Congress of Vienna
A conferrence of embasadors of European states. The objective of the Congress was to settle the many issues arising from the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire