World Timeline

Timeline created by Owen Herdrick
In History
  • 330

    Constantine transfers from the Roman Empire to Byzantium

  • 347

    Saint Jerome is born in Italy

  • 349

    Ambrose, bishop of Milan, brings hymns to the west

  • 354

    Augustine is born in Algeria

  • 379

    Theodosius' reign begins

  • 380

    Theodosius makes Christianity the state religion

  • 395

    Theodosius' reign ends

  • 420

    Saint Jerome dies of natural causes near Bethlehem

  • 430

    Augustine dies of illness in Algeria

  • 450

    Middle Ages begin

  • 500

    Constantinople is the largest city in the world

  • 540

    Plagues occur

  • 590

    Pope Gregory the first's reign begins

  • 604

    Pope Gregory the first's reign ends

  • 726

    Icons are banned

  • 800

    Estimated: Beowulf is written

  • 800

    Charlamagne crowned emperor

  • 843

    Icons are brought back

  • 1066

    The Norman Conquest

  • 1140

    Building of the Basilica of Saint Denis finished

  • 1162

    Genghis Khan is born in Mongolia

  • 1175

    Berlinghiero is born in Italy

  • 1204

    Constantinople is sacked

  • 1215

    Magna Carta is published

  • 1225

    Thomas Aquinas is born in Italy

  • 1227

    Genghis Khan dies from unknown reasons in China

  • 1230

    Madonna and Child is painted

  • 1236

    Berlinghiero dies from unknown reasons in Italy

  • 1252

    Marco Polo is born in Italy

  • 1265

    Dante is born Italy

  • 1267

    Giotto is born in Italy

  • 1274

    Thomas Aquinas dies

  • 1302

    Dante is exiled

  • 1304

    Petrarch is born in Italy

  • 1313

    Boccaccio is born in Italy

  • 1321

    Dante dies of malaria in Italy

  • 1324

    Marco Polo dies of consumption

  • 1337

    Giotto dies of unknown causes in Italy

  • 1340

    Plagues reoccur

  • 1374

    Petrarch dies of a stroke in Italy

  • 1375

    Boccaccio dies of heart failure in Italy

  • 1377

    Brunelleschi is born in Italy

  • 1386

    Donatello is born in Italy

  • 1401

    Massacio "Father of Renaissance paintings" is born in Italy

  • 1415

    Prince Henry the Navigator's expedition to Africa

  • 1428

    Masaccio dies, supposedly poisoned by a rival painter

  • 1429

    Joan of Arc lead the French Royal Army in battle

  • 1432

    Adoration of the Lamb is completed

  • 1439

    Printing press is invented

  • 1446

    Brunellesechi dies from unknown causes in Italy

  • 1450

    Josquin des Prez is born in Belgium

  • 1450

    Gutenberg's printing of the Bible

  • 1452

    Leonardo da Vinci is born in Italy

  • 1453

    Constantinople falls

  • 1466

    Donatello dies of diseases in Italy

  • 1471

    Durer is born in Germany

  • 1473

    Nicolaus Copernicus is born in Poland

  • 1475

    Michaelangelo is born in Italy

  • 1483

    Martin Luther is born in Germany

  • 1483

    Raphael is born in Italy

  • 1498

    Pieta is finished

  • 1500

    Middle Ages end

  • 1504

    Michelangelo's David is finished

  • 1509

    John Calvin is born in France

  • 1514

    Saint Jerome in His Study is created

  • 1519

    Leonardo da Vinci dies of a stroke in France

  • 1520

    Raphael dies of a fever in Italy

  • 1521

    Josquin des Prez dies of unkown causes in France

  • 1528

    Durer dies of malaria in Germany

  • 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus dies of a stroke in Poland

  • 1546

    Martin Luther dies of a stroke in Germany

  • 1564

    John Calvin dies of tuberculosis in Switzerland

  • 1564

    Michaelangelo dies from an illness in Italy

  • 1564

    Galileo Galilei is born in Italy

  • 1571

    Johannes Kepler is born in Germany

  • Johannes Kepler dies of acute disease in Germany

  • Galileo Galilei dies of a fever in Italy

  • Bach is born in Germany

  • Handel is born in Germany

  • Haydn is born in Austria

  • Bach dies of a stroke in Germany

  • Mozart is born Austria

  • Handel dies of unknown causes in England

  • Beethoven is born in Germany

  • Mozart dies, supposedly of a fever, in Austria

  • Haydn dies of infirmity in Austria

  • Beethoven dies of cirrhosis of the liver in Austria

  • Brahms is born in Germany

  • Brahms dies of hepatocellular carcinoma in Austria

  • Period:
    330
    to
    1453

    The Byzantine era

  • Period:
    1000
    to
    1150

    Romanesque style

  • Period:
    1150
    to
    1250

    Gothic style

  • Period:
    1300
    to

    The Renaissance era

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    The Baroque era

  • Period: to

    The Baroque era