AP Euro Timeline

Events

Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

The Hundred Years War was a war between England and France over feudal disputes that lasted 116 year, with fighting divided over the course of that time

The Black Death

1346 - 1400

A plague from rats imported form ships from Asia that caused the death of 1/3 of Europe

Italian Renaissance

1350 - 1527

Period of relative peace and intellect throughout Italy that lead to a great deal of art and culture, ending with the sacking of Rome

Northern Renaissance

1450 - 1648

Until 1450, the Italian Renaissance had little effect on Northern Europe. However, Ideas begin to spread, leading to a Renaissance period in Northern Europe and ending after the Thirty Years' War

Erasmus

1466 - 1534

Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Commercial Revolution

1488 - 1776

Period of European colonization and mercantilism which lasted from 1488 with the first European sailing around the Cape of Good Hope and ended around the time of the American Revolution in 1776

Columbus's Discovery of the New World

1492

Which Hunts

1500 - 1750

Mannerism (art style)

1500 - 1580

Rule of King Henry VIII of England

1509 - 1547

Reformation

1517 - 1648

The Protestant Reformation began with Luther's posting of his 95 thesis and lasted until 1648, after the Thirty Years' War

Luther posts his 95 Thesis

October 31, 1517

Diet of Worms

1521

John Calvin and the Calvinists

1530

The Prince is Published

1532

Rule of Mary I of England

1533 - 1558

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Dutch Golden Age Art

1560 - 1650

French Wars on Religion

1562 - 1598

Dutch Revolt

1568 - 1648

Dutch Golden Age

1570 - 1650

Boroque

1580 - 1800

Rule of Henry IV of France

1589 - 1610

Edict of Nantes

1598

Rule of Louis XII

1610 - 1643