Enlightenment Timeline

Events

Troubadours

1100 - 1300

A French medieval lyric poet composing and singing in Provençal in the 11th to 13th centuries.

Dante Alighieri

1265 - 1321

Renaissance

1300 - 1600

Geoffery Chaucer

1342 - 1400

The Black Death

1348 - 1350

Donatello

1386 - 1466

Prince Henry the Navigator

1394 - 1460

Humanism

1400 - 1650

Printing Press

1450

A machine for printing text or pictures from types of plates

Christopher Columbus

1451 - 1506

Renaissance man

1452 - 1519

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

He was a artist, inventor, writer, and a mathematician. He was known for his famous drawings.

Michaelangelo

1475 - Approx. 1564

He was a painter, poet, sculptor, and an Architect. He was best known for a architect and painter.

Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

Lorenzo de Medici

1478 - 1492

He was so important that the people refers to him as 'il Magnifico. He was a statesmen and patron.

Ferdinand Magellan

1480 - 1521

He discovered the En route, which is now known as the Strait of Magllen. He became the first European to Pacific Ocean.

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

Raphael

1483 - 1520

Vernacular

1547

Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

Jhon Locke

1632 - 1704

Baron de Montesquieu

1689 - 1755

He is best known for his thought on separation of power.

Voltaire

1694 - 1778

Jean Jaques Rousseau

1712 - 1778