Transformation of Europe Timeline

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Life of Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Foundation of Spanish Inquisition

1478

Life of Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

Life of Ignatius Loyola

1491 - 1556

Life of John Calvin

1509 - 1564

Reign of Emperor Charles V

1519 - 1556

Turkish forces capture Hungary

1526

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Reign of King Philip II

1556 - 1598

French Wars of Religion

1562 - 1598

Life of Galileo

1564 - 1642

King Philip II sent Spanish Armada to England

1588

Netherlands won independence from Spain

1610

Thirty Years' War

1618 - 1648

English Civil War

1642 - 1649

Life of Newton

1642 - 1727

Reign of King Louis XIV

1643 - 1715

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Reign of Peter the Great

1683 - 1725

Glorious Revolution

1688

Life of Baron de Montesquieu

1689 - 1755

Life of Voltaire

1694 - 1778

7 Years' War

1756 - 1763