Enlightenment Timeline

Events

Troubadours

1100 - 1300

Dante

1265 - 1321

The start of the renaissance

1300 - 1600

Geoffrey Chaucer

1343 - 1400

Black Death

1348 - 1350

Prince Henry

1394 - 1460

Age of Exploration

1400 - 1800

Printing Press

1440 - Present

Lorenzo De Medici

1449 - 1492

Christopher Columbus

1451 - 1506

Machiavelli

1469 - 1527

Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

Ferdinand Magellan

1480 - 1521

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

Thomas Hobbes

1588 - 1679

John Locke

1632 - 1704

The start of the Enlightenment period

1650 - 1800

Baron de Montesquieu

1689 - 1755

Voltaire

1694 - 1778

Jean Jacques Rousseau

1712 - 1778