Birth of the Modern World

Did the Modern World truly originate in Europe during the 15th and 16th Centuries?

Medieval Period

1200 - 1531
1323 - 1521
1348 - 1350
1453

The Renaissance

1360 - 1699
1485
1498
1501 - 1504
1503 - 1507
1508 - 1512

The Reformation

1509
1517
1517 - 1648
1521
July 6 1535
1545 - 1648
1553 - 1558
1558 - 1603

The Age of Exploration

1418 - 1660
1475 - 1525
1487 - 1488
1492 - 1504
1499 - 1502
1501 - 1514
1502 - 1503
1504 - 1517
1519 - 1524
1575 - 1625
1584 - 1587
1588
1607 - 1610