Renaissance, 14th-17th centuries

Events

Josquin, 1450-1521, Belgium

1450 - 1521

Leonardo da Vinci born, 1452

1452

Portuguese discover Brazil, 1500

1500

Jacques Arcadelt, 1505-1568, Italy

1505 - 1568

Henry VIII succeeds to power, 1509

1509

Machiavelli writes The Prince

1513

Palestrina, 1525-1594, Italy

1525 - 1594

Copernicus releases Heliocentric theory of the universe

1543

Monteverdi, 1567-1643, Italy

1567 - 1643