Famous for his 6 marriages and initiation of the Act of Supremacy
Luther's 95 Theses
The Protestant Reformation
1517 - 1648
The Diet of Worms
The Execution of Sir Thomas More
July 6 1535
The Counter Reformation
1545 - 1648
The Reign of Queen "Bloody" Mary
1553 - 1558
Mary was so named "Bloody" Mary due to her persecution of Protestants during her reign
The Reign of Queen Elizabeth I
1558 - 1603
The Age of Exploration
The Age of Exploration
1418 - 1660
1475 - 1525
He was a Spanish explorer. He is the man that found the passage below south America. His crew also circumnavigate the world, he does this just to get to the Philippines.
1487 - 1488
He was a nobleman of the Portuguese royal household and a Portuguese explorer. He sailed around the southernmost tip of Africa in 1488, the first European known to have done so.
1492 - 1504
Italian who represented Spanish voyage dates and destinations. He made lasting contact with the American continents
1499 - 1502
Italian explorer who works for Spain and Italy. He took voyages to South America twice, and he theorized that America was a seperate continent and not a part of Asia. Finally, he gets the continent named after him, America.
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
1501 - 1514
Spanish explorer, known for being the first European to see the Pacific Ocean from the American continent.
Vasco De Gama
1502 - 1503
He was a Portuguese explorer, one of the most successful in the Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India. He was also first European to reach India through sea. This discovery was very impactful as the route meant that the Portuguese wouldn't need to cross the highly disputed Mediterranean nor the dangerous Arabia and that the whole voyage would be made by sea.
Juan Ponce de Leon
1504 - 1517
Fountain of youth, Governor of Porto Rico
1519 - 1524
He is Spanish, he had a noble family.
He was a Spanish conquistador with a great education from the University of Salamnca
He conquered the Aztecs with his 1,000 man army!
Samuel de Champlain
1575 - 1625
He was a French explorer. and took two voyages into Canada. The reason he is well known is because he explored the Great Lakes area and established a settlement at Quebec.
Sir Walter Raleigh
1584 - 1587
Sponsored three voyages from England to America from 1584 to 1587. Although none of his attempts to settle a colony in North America were successful, members of the expeditions he sent provided the English with valuable information about Virginia.