World Timeline

Events

Beginning of the Ming Dynasty

1368

The Forbidden City is Built

1406 - 1420

Gutenberg Printing Press

1440

Ottomans Seize Constantinople

May 29, 1453

Christopher Columbus Sails the Ocean Blue

1492

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Cabot Discovers the North American Coast

1497

Vasco da Gama Reaches India

May 20, 1498

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci is Painted

1503

David is Created by Michelangelo

1504

Spanish Requirement is Created

1513

Martin Luther's 95 Theses are Posted

1517

Magellan's Voyage Around the World

1519

Hernan Cortes Lands in Mexico

1519

Suleyman I's Reign

1520 - 1566

Babur's Reign

1526 - 1530

Francisco Pizzaro Conquers Peru

1532

Henry VIII Creates the Church of England

1534

Akbar's Reign

1556 - 1605

Height of the Ottoman Empire

1600 - 1609

British East India Company is Founded

December 31, 1600

Dutch East India Trading Company is Founded

March 20, 1602

Shah Jahan's Reign

1628 - 1658

Taj Mahal is Built

1631

End of the Ming Dynasty

1644

Beginning of the Qing Dynasty

1644