European History

People

Thomas Aquinas

1225 - 1274

Petrarch

1304 - 1374

Wycliffe

1330 - 1384

Chaucer

1343 - 1400

Hus

1370 - 1415

Prince Henry the Navigator

1394 - 1460

Medici Family

1400 - 1450

Lorenzo Valla

1407 - 1457

Pope Martin V

1417 - 1431

Bartholomew Dias

1450 - 1500

Da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Erasmus

1466 - 1536

Machiavelli

1469 - 1527

Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

Sir Thomas More

1478 - 1535

Raphael

1483 - 1520

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

Zwingli

1484 - 1531

Cortes

1485 - 1547

Loyola

1491 - 1556

Christopher Columbus

1492 - 1504

Henry VIII

1509 - 1547

Pope Leo X

1513 - 1521

Charles V

1516 - 1556

Pope Clement

1523 - 1534

Castiglione

1528

Ivan the Terrible

1533 - 1584

Queen Elizabeth

1533 - 1603

Calvin

1536

Henry Navarre

1558 - 1603

Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

Galileo Galilei

1564 - 1642

Descartes

1569 - 1650

King Henry IV (Bourbon)

1572 - 1610

Hobbes

1588 - 1679

Oliver Cromwell

1599 - 1658

Rembrant

1606 - 1669

Cardinal Richelieu

1607 - 1610

Charles I

1619 - 1651

Pascal

1623 - 1662

Jan Vermeer

1632 - 1675

Locke

1632 - 1704

Frederick William (Great Elector)

1640 - 1688

Louis XVI

1643 - 1715

Newton

1643 - 1727

William of Orange

1650 - 1702

Jean Baptiste Colbert

1665 - 1683

Peter the Great

1682 - 1725

Montesquieu

1689 - 1755

Voltaire

1694 - 1778

Rousseau

1712 - 1778

Diderot

1713 - 1784

Louis XV

1715 - 1774

Adam Smith

1723 - 1790

Kant

1724 - 1804

Frederick the Great

1740 - 1786

Maria Theresa

1740 - 1780

Marquise de Pompadour

1745 - 1764

Marquis de Lafayette

1757 - 1834

Robespierre

1758 - 1794

Mary Wollstonecraft

1759 - 1797

Charles III

1759 - 1788

Catherine the Great

1762 - 1796

Joseph II

1765 - 1790

Metternich

1773 - 1859

Pope Pius VI

1775 - 1790

Olympe de Gouges

1780 - 1793

William Pitt the Younger

1783 - 1801

Napoleon Bonaparte

1804 - 1814

Robert Schuman

1810 - 1856

Paul vin Hindenburg

1847 - 1934

David Lloyd-George

1863 - 1945

Rasputin

1869 - 1916

Lenin

1870 - 1924

George Clemenceau

1871 - 1902

Leon Trotsky

1879 - 1940

John Maynard Keynes

1883 - 1905

Erin Rommel

1891 - 1944

Tsar Nicholas II

1894 - 1917

George Kennan

1904 - 2005

Woodrow Wilson

1913 - 1921

Stalin

1920 - 1953

Mussolini

1922 - 1943

Gustar Stressemen

1923 - 1929

Walter Ulbricht

1928 - 1973

FDR

1933 - 1945

Hitler

1933 - 1945

Neville Chamberlain

1937 - 1940

G. Fransisco Franco

1939 - 1975

Churchill

1940 - 1945

Ho Chi Minh

1945 - 1969

Abdul Nasser

1954 - 1970

Charles de Gaulle

1958 - 1969

Margaret Thatcher

1975 - 1990

Khrushchev

1985 - 1991

Gorbachev

1985 - 1991

Boris Yeltsin

1991 - 1999

Tony Blair

1994 - 2007

Major Events and Wars

Black Death

1347 - 1350

Much of Europe.

Great Schism

1378 - 1417

Printing Press

1440

100 Years War End

1453

Council of Lodi

1454

War of Roses

1455 - 1487

Price Revolution

1470 - 1650

Much of Europe.

Spanish Inquisition

1478

German Peasant's Revolt

1501 - 1600

95 Theses

1517

Diet of Worms

1521

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Dutch War for Independence

1566 - 1648

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

1572

Edict of Nantes

1598

Dutch East Indian Company established

1602

Jamestown established

1607

30 Years War

1618 - 1648

Much of Europe.

Versailles construction

1624

Petition of Right

1628

Short Parliament

1640

Long Parliament

1640 - 1660

English Revolution

1642 - 1651

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Many European countries.

English Revolution (Glorious Revolution)

1688 - 1689

English Bill of Rights

1689

Enclosure Movement

1700 - 1799

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1714

Many European countries.

St. Pertersburg=new capital of Russia

1712

Treaty of Utrecht

1713

War of Austrian Succession

1740 - 1748

Many European countries.

First Continental Congress

1744

spinning jenny (1764)

1764

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

French Revolution

Approx. 1789 - 1799

Tennis Court Oath

1789

The Great Fear

1789

Reign of Terror

1793 - 1794

The Directory

1795 - 1799

Napoleon named 1st Council

1799

Napoleonic Code established

1804

Railroad

1815

Corn Laws

1815 - 1846

Peterloo Massacre

1819

electricity

1819 - 1820

Troppau Protocol

1820

Decembrist Revolt

1825

July Revolution

1830

Great Reform Bill

1832

Factory Act 1833

1833

People's Charter

1838

Russia and Great Britain

Frankfurt Parliament

1848 - 1849

Revolutions of 1848

1848

Much of Europe

French 2nd republic

1848 - 1852

stem engine invented

1925

Movements

Golden Age

500 BC - 300 BC

Humanism

1300 - 1500

Age of Exploration

1400 - 1800

Much of Europe

Reformation

1517 - 1648

Throughout Europe

Counter (Catholic) Reformation

1545 - 1563

Throughout Europe

Scientific Revolution

1550 - 1700

Throughout Europe

Age of Absolutism

1600 - 1750

Throughout Europe

Stuart Period

1603 - 1714

Enlightenment

1685 - 1815

Much of Europe

Agricultural Revolution

1700 - 1800

Throughout Europe

First Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1840

Throughout Europe

Mark of the emergence of Social Sciences

1800 - 1899

Throughout Europe

Cult of Domesticity

1800 - 1899

Christ Movement

1836 - 1898

Victorian Age

1837 - 1901

New Imperialism

1860 - 1940

Throughout Europe

Age of Steel

1865 - 1900

Second Industrial Revolution

1870 - 1914

Much of Europe

World War I

1914 - 1918

Throughout Europe and later the United States

Russian Revolution

1917

Jazz Age

1920 - 1929

Great Depression

1929 - 1939

Throughout Europe and the United States

World War II

1939 - 1945

Throughout Europe and the United States

Cold War

1947 - 1991

And the United States

Arts

Renaissance

1300 - 1600

Northern Renaissance

1450 - 1648

Baroque

1600 - 1750

Rococo

1600 - 1750

Romanticism

1800 - 1850

Realism

1850 - 1859

Impressionism

1870 - 1900

Modern Art/ Post Modern

1900 - 2000