AP World timeline 1450 C.E. - 1750 C.E.


Ottoman Dynasty

Approx. 1299 - Approx. 1922

This is when the Turkish Dynasty ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its end after WWI (1453 Ottomans capture Constantintople)

Prince Henry the Navigator

1394 - 1460

Prince Harry was an important figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire and Age of discoveries.He was known for the early development of European exploration,He also traded with other continents. Could've have been for goods or weapons

Reign of Mehmed the conqueror

1432 - 1481

Mehmed was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire 2 times, At the age 21 he conquered Constantinople and ended the Byzantine empire changing or transforming the Ottoman state into a empire

Beginning of Portuguese Slave Trade


Pope Nicholas V issued the papal bull Dum Diversas, making sure that Afonso V of Portugal the right to reduce any "saracens, pagans and any other non-believers". Slavery which legitimized slave trade under the rule of the Catholic beliefs in that time.

Reign of Sunni Ali

1464 - 1492

Sunni Ali reigned from about 1464-1492 , Sunni was the 1st king of the Songhai empire.Because of Sunni Ali's infantry and cavalry many cities were captured and then fortified

Songhai empire

1468 - 1492

Songhai empire was a state in western Africa, the early 15th to the late 16th century songai was one of the largest Islamic empire in History!!!, The capital of Songhai was Gao where songhai state had been alive since the 11th century.Its base of power was on the bend of the Niger River in the present day Niger and Burkina Faso.

Dias voyage into Indian Ocean


The expedition of the Dias voyage sailed south along the west coast of Africa,The crew members and others on the boat were picked up by the Portuguese fortes of Sao Jorge de Mina on the Gold Coast.

Columbus first voyage


Columbus departed from Castilian Palos de la Frontera with three ships.The ships were property of Juan de la Cosa and the Pinzon brothers.

Tready of Tordesillas


Tready of Tordesillas divided the newly discovered lands outside of Europe between Portugal and Spain.This was about halfway between the Cape Verde Islands and the islands already discovered by Cristopher Columbus on his 1st voyage (claimed Spain).Named in the treaty as Cipangu and Anatolia (Cuba and Hispaniola).

Reign of Salesman the magnificent

1494 - 1566

Suleyman was the 10th longest-reiging emperor,he was sultan of the Ottoman empire.From 1520 to his detain 1566, he was down for his complete reconstruction of the Ottoman legal system. Sulieman personally led Ottoman armies to conquer christian strongholds of Belgrade,Rhodes,and the most of Hungary before his conquest were checked at the siege of Vienna in 15292.

Safavid Dynasty

1501 - 1722

Safavid Dynasty was one of many significant ruling dynasties of Iran,the Safavids ruled one of the greatest Persian empires after the Muslim conquest Persia.

John Calvin

1509 - 1564

John Calvin was a influential French theologian and pastor during Protestant Reformation, he was the main figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism.Calvinism was related to him because he was such a main figure of the the reformation and the Christian theology.He broke away from the Roman Catholic Church around 1530.

Mughal Empire

1526 - 1707

The Mughal dynasty was notable for more than the 2 centuries of rulers who really effective for much of India,Many generations after maintained a record of unusual talent and for their administrative organization.

Foundation of Society of Jesus

Approx. 1540

This foundation is classified among churches as a order of clerks,clerks are a body of priests that are used for apostolic type of works.You would have to follow a religious rules and relying on alms or donations for support to help out the church

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

The Council of trent was an ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church, it is considered to be one of the churches most important councils.

Regin of Akbar

1556 - 1605

Akbar was the third Mughal Emperor, he was a descent of Timurid the son of emperor Humayun, also the grandson of Mughal emperor Zaheeruddin Muhammad Babur, the ruler who started the Mughal Dynasty in India.

Galileo Galilei

1564 - 1642

Galileo was a Italian Physicist,Mathematician,Astronomer and Philosopher who played a Major role the Scientific Revolution,he had many achievements such as making the telescope and making observations about astronomy.His observations supported his theories, Galileo had been called the father of modern science .

Reign of Emperor Wanli

1572 - 1620

Wanli was crowned at the age of 9, for his 1st ten years of his reign the young boy (emperor) was aided to make sure he ruled according to the standards, he was aided by a notable statesman.

Spanish Armada


The Spanish Armada went against England it was under the command of Duke of Medina Sidonia, in 1588, they wanted to over throw Queen Elizabeth I they wanted her to cut off ties in the Spanish Netherlands

Tokugawa Shogunate

1600 - 1868

The Tokugawa Shogunate was a feudal Japanese military government. the heads of the government were shoguns. Each was a member of the Tokugawa clan, the Tokugawa ruled Edo Castle. So the years of the Shogunate became known as the Edo period. But now they call it the Tokugawa period.

Thirty Years' War

1618 - 1648

The Thirty Years war was a series of wars fought in Central Europe, involving most of the European Countries.It was one of the wars that were most destructive in European history.

John Locke

1632 - 1704

John Locke was a english philosopher and physician, he was one of the most influential of the enlightenment of thinkers. So basically another Galileo.

Qing dynasty

1644 - 1912

The Qing Dynasty was the last dynasty of china,this dynasty ruled from 1644-1912 in 1917 there was a abortive restoration.It was followed from the Ming Dynasty and after that it was the Republic of China.

Seven Years War

1756 - 1763

The Seven Years world took place approximately 1756-1763 this had great power but this war affected Europe,North America,Central America, the West African Coast, India and the philippiens

End of the British slave trade


The Slave Trade was a Parliament act that was made in the United Kingdom it was passed on March 25th 1807,the long name for this is "An Act for abolition of the Slave Trade".The act ended the slave trade in the British Empire but sadly not slavery itself.