AP Euro Timeline

Events

Magna Carta

1215

The Hundred Years War

1337 - 1453

French Civil War vs Germans in England
- Joan of Arc
-First remnants of Nationalism

The Black Death

1346 - Approx. 1400
  • Killed 1/3 of Europe
  • Led to increases peasant prosperity
  • Balance of population, labor
  • Jews as Scapegoat
  • Rats from Asia

The Italian Renaissance

Approx. 1350 - Approx. 1527

Marchant Oligarchies in Italian City States

1350 - Approx. 1500

Joan of Arc rallies French Monarchy

1429 - 1431

Medici Domination of Florence Begins

1434

Princes in Germany consolidate power

Approx. 1450 - Approx. 1500

The Northern Renaissance

1450 - 1648

Ottoman Turks under Mahomet 2 Capture Constantinople

May, 1453

War of Roses in England

1455 - 1472

Establishment of the inquisition in Spain

1478

The Commercial Revolution

Approx. 1488 - Approx. 1776
  • Colonization and Mercantilism
  • Consumer Revolution
  • Cottage Industry
  • Capitalist Merchants employ wage working Pesants
  • Caused by enclosure acts
  • Caused increased inequality / poverty
  • Disrupts family life

Ferdinand and Isabella Reconqaista

1492

French invasion of Italy

1494

Colonialism and Imperialism

Approx. 1500 - Approx. 1970
  • Part of reasoning for Asian theater WW2

The Protestant Reformation

Approx. 1517 - Approx. 1648
  • Peace of Augsburg
  • Edict of Nantes
  • French wars of religion
  • Martin Luther
  • End of unified Christendom -Still together vs. Jews, Turks...

Charles V HRE

1519 - 1556

Habsburg Valois Wars

1521 - 1559

Phillip II of Spain

1556 - 1598

Revolt of the Netherlands

1556 - 1598

St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in France

1572

English Defeat of Spanish Armada

1588

Henrey IV of France issues Edict of Nantes

1598

The Agricultural Revolution

1600 - 1750
  • End of open field system
  • Nitrogen in soil experimentation
  • Three / ten year system
  • Increased standard of life

The Thirty Years war

1618 - 1648

Cardinal Richelieu in France

1624 - 1643

Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg

1640 - 1688

English Civil War

1642 - 1649
  • Inspiration American Civil War

Louis XIV

1643 - 1715
  • Sun King

Peace of Westphalia

1648

The Fronde in France

1648 - 1660

Anglo-Dutch Wars

1652 - 1674

Protectorate in England

1653 - 1658

leopoldo I, Habsburg emperor

1658 - 1705

English Monarchy restored

1660

Ottoman siege of Vienna

1683

The Enlightenment

Approx. 1685 - Approx. 1815

Glorious Revolution

1688 - 1689

Peter the Great of Russia

1689 - 1725

War of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1713

Frederick William I of Prussia

1713 - 1740

Peace of Utrecht

1713
  • Redraws political boundaries

Louis XV of France

1715 - 1774

Maria Theresa of Austria

1740 - 1780

Frederick the Great of Prussia

1740 - 1786

The Industrial Revolution

Approx. 1750 - Approx. 1900

Seven Years War (French Indian War)

1756 - 1763

Catherine the Great of Russia

1762 - 1796

Partition of Poland

1772 - 1795

Louis XVI of France

1774 - 1792

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

The French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Slave insurrection in Saint-Domingue

1791

Napoleonic Era

1799 - 1815

Haitian Republic Declares its Independence

1804

Congress of Vienna

1814 - 1815
  • Re-establishes political power after Napoleon Defeat

Greece wins independence from Ottoman empire

1830

French conquest of Algeria

1830

Second Revolution in France

1830

Great Britain Reform Bill

1832

Poor Law Reform (GB)

1834

Repeal of Corn Laws (GB)

1838 - 1848

Revolutions in Europe

1848
  • Nationalism

Russian Revolution

1917