AP European History Timeline Assignment - Jonathan

Reformation/Counter Reformation

Habsburg-Valois (Italian) Wars

1494 - 1559

Martin Luther's 95 Theses

October 31, 1517

Diet of Worms

1521

Henry VIII of England breaks with the Church

1534

John Calvin begins ministry in Geneva

1536

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Mary Tudor re-establishes Catholicism in England

1553

Peace of Augsburg

1555

Queen Elizabeth I's Reign

1558 - 1603

Edict of Nantes

April 13, 1598

Exploration/Conquest

Columbus lands in Hispanola

1492

Magellan circumnavigates the globe

1519 - 1521

Cortez conquers the Mexica

1521

Pizarro conquers the Inca

1529

Spain allows import of slaves to New World colonies

1542 - 1566

Dutch West India Company is founded

June 3, 1621

Absolutism

Ivan the Terrible becomes Tzar of Russia

January 16, 1547

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Edict of Resitution

March 6, 1629

Louis XIV becomes King of France

May 14, 1643

Peace of Westphalia

May 1648 - October 1648

This event ends the Thirty Years War.

Execution of Charles I

January 30, 1649

This event ends the English Civil War.

Oliver Cromwell institutes military rule in England

1653

Louis XIV moves French court to Versailles

1682

Peter the Great becomes Russian Tzar

1682

Edict of Nantes is revoked

1685

The Edict of Nantes is replaced by the Edict of Fontainbleau (1685)

Glorious Revolution (England)

1688 - 1689

War of Spanish Succession begins

1701

The 1st King of Prussia is named

1701

King Fredrick William I

Peace of Utrecht

1713

Others

Spain expels 300,000 Muslims

1492

The reign of Suleiman the Magnificent

1520 - 1566

Michelangelo begins work on St. Peter's

1546

Michel de Montaigne invents the essay

1580

Pope Gregory XIII issues the Gregorian calendar

February 24, 1582

Shakespeare's Hamlet is first performed

1609

First performed in South East Asia (present-day Indonesia)

Johann Sebastian Bach is born

March 1685