WH Timeline

Events

Ottoman Empire

1300 - 1923

European Renaissance

1300 - 1600

Mansa Musa goes to Mecca

1324

Aztecs build Tenochtitlan

1325

Hundred Years' War

1337 - 1453

Chinese Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Timur the Lame destroys Delhi

1398

Zheng He's seven voyages

1405 - 1433

Prince Henry founds navigation school

1419

Medici family takes control of Florence

1434

Gutenberg invents printing press

1440

Ottoman Empire conquers Constantinople

1453

Songhai Empire

1464 - 1591

Bartolomeu Dias reaches the Cape of Good Hope

1488

Columbus reaches the Americas

1492

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Vasco de Gama sails to India

1497

Safavids conquer Persia

1501

Mughal Empire

1526 - 1857