History 10

renaissance

Bubonic Plauge Begins

Jan 1, 1347

Renaissance Begins

Jan 1, 1350

Brunelleschi creates linear perspective

Jan 1, 1420

Johann Gutenberg invents the printing press

Jan 1, 1445

Cosimo de Medici Dies

Jan 1, 1464

Sandro Botticelli paints Birth of Venus

Jan 1, 1486

Columbus Discovers the America's

1 Jan 1492

reformation

Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses

October 31, 1517

Luther is excommunicated

1521

Publication of Luther’s Translation of the New Testament

1522

The Act of Supremacy

1534

The young Edward VI becomes King of England

1547

Mary Tudor (Bloody Mary) begins her reign

1553

Elizabeth is crowned, the Marian exiles return

1558

The Council of Trent is finished

1563

St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

1572

Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day

1572

Rene Descartes

1596

Edict of Nantes

1598

scientific revolution

Nicolas Copernicus

1473

heliocentric theory of Nicholas Copernicus

1514

reform of the Julian calendar

1582

Thomas Harriot travels to America and learns of its wonders

1588

Galileo Galilei constructs his first telescope

1609

Francis Bacon published Novum organum

1620

Thomas Hobbes’s published The Leviathan

1651

René Descartes'

1662

Newton is Knighted by Queen Anne in Cambridge

April 16, 1705

the enlightenment

Hobbes publishes Leviathan

1651

The beginning of the French Revolution

1789

Thomas Paine's The Age of Reason was written

1794