St Peters Basilica

Events

Old St Peters Basilica Built

319 CE

Construction of the original Basilica Begins

324 CE

Old Basilica was Blessed

326 CE

Old Basilica Completed

349 CE

Charlemagne Was Crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire

800 CE

Nicolas Ordered Construction of Extensions

1452

Construction seized after the death of Nicholas in 1470

1470

Existing Basilica began by Pop Tukus

1500

Pope Leo declared that anyone who contrbuted to the cathedral would be granted an indulgent

1517

Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses

1517

Michelangalo redesigned the dome

1547

The most recent basilica was finished November 18

1626