Transformation of the West (1450-1776)

Events

Gutenberg Printing Press

1445 - 1450

Luther's 95 Theses

1517

Calvin's Institutes of Christian Religion

1536

Copernicus: On the Rev. of Heavenly Spheres

1543

Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

1558 - 1603

Galileo's Starry Messenger

1610

Work of Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727

Reign of Louis XIV

1643 - 1715

Reign of Peter the Great

1689 - 1725

English Bill of Rights

1689

Montesquieu's "Spirit of the Laws"

1748

Diderot’s “Encyclopedia”

1751 - 1765

"The Social Contract" by Rousseau

1762

"Wealth of Nations" Adam Smith

1776