Expanding Horizons UCOR2000 Essay #1

People

Christopher Columbus

1451 - 1506

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Pico Della Mirandola

1463 - 1494

Desiderius Erasmus

1466 - 1536

Vasco da Gama

1469 - 1524

Niccolo Machiavelli

1469 - 1527

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

Catherine Zell

1497 - 1562

Toyotomi Hideyoahi

1536 - 1598

Matteo Ricci

1552 - 1610

Events

Printing starts in Europe

1405

Gutenberg invents printing press

1440

Columbus arrives at Lucayan Islands

October 1492

Vasco arrives at Malabar cost of India

May 1498

First African slaves to North America

1502

Machavelli write 'The Prince'

1513

Duarte Barbosa book written

1515

Luther's Theses

October 31, 1517

Martin Luther challenges Catholic Church with Theses.

Magellan's trip to Asia

1520

Catherine Zell preches with husband for first time

1527

Spanish conquor Inca Empire

1532

Lork Tokitake and Japanese discovering firearms

1543

Chinese Ming Dynasty closed all trading seaports

1548

Gregorian Calendar issued

1582

Toytomi expells Christian missionaries

1587