1450-1750 CE AP World History Timeline


Ottoman dynasty

1299 - 1922

ruled the ottoman empire. for 600 years

Prince Henry the Navigator

1394 - 1460

important figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire and the Age of Discoveries in total

Songhay Empire

1400 - 1590

From the early 15th to the late 16th century, Songhai was one of the largest Islamic empires in history

Regin of Mehmed the Conqueror

1451 - 1481

Mehmed conquered many lands and cities. These are just some of them: Enez, Galata, Kefe, Imroz and Boghdan. He led the army personally

Beginning of Portuguese Slave Trade


Beginning of mass slave trade to the americas, influenceing many other countries

Regin of Sunni Ali

1464 - 1492

Sunni Ali was the first king of the Songhai Empire, located in west Africa and the 15th ruler of the Sonni dynasty

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546

German monk, priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of the Protestant Reformation. He strongly disputed the claim that freedom from God's punishment for sin could be purchased with money

Dias voyage into Indian Ocean


first expedition to sail around the southern tip of Africa from the Atlantic and sight of the indian ocean

Columbus' 1st Voyage


discovery other the americas by accident. was the beginning of spanish and colonization in the new world

Treaty of Tordesillas


divided the newly discovered lands outside europe between portugal and spain

Safavid Dynasty

1502 - 1722

iranian kingdom est by ismail safavi, who declared iraan s Shi'ite state

John Calvin

1509 - 1564

influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism

Spanish Conquest of Mexico

1519 - 1521

made mexico a part of spain

Reign of Suleyman the Magnificent

1520 - 1566

tenth and longest-reigning Emperor, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Mughal Dynasty

1526 - 1857

muslim state exercising dominion over most of india in the 16th and 17th century

Foundation of Society of Jesus


Christian male religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. The members are called Jesuits founded by Ignatius of Loyola's

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

distinguished proper catholic doctrines from protestant errors. Reaffrimed the supremacy of the pope and called for a number of reforms

Regin of Akbar

1556 - 1605

sultan of the mughal empire in india. he expanded the empire and pursued a policy of conciliation with hindus

Galileo Galilei

1564 - 1642

was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution

Emperor Wanli

1572 - 1620

His era name means "Ten thousand calendars". Born Zhu Yijun, he was the Longqing Emperor's third son.

Spanish Armada


was the Spanish fleet that sailed against England under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia in 1588, with the intention of overthrowing Elizabeth I of England and putting an end to her involvement in the Spanish Netherlands and in privateering in the Atlantic and Pacific.

Tokugawawa Shogunate

1600 - 1868

the last of the 3 shogunate in japan

Thirty Year War

1618 - 1648

series of war fought in Europe, one of the longest and most destructive conflicts in Euro History

John Locke

1632 - 1704

widely known as the Father of Classical Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers.

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

over threw the ming empire, controlled parts of large parts of asia.

Peace of Westphalia


peace treaties ended the Thirty Years' War (1618–1648) in the Holy Roman Empire, and the Eighty Years' War (1568–1648) between Spain and the Dutch Republic, with Spain formally recognizing the independence of the Dutch Republic

Seven Year War

1756 - 1763

a world war that took place between 1756 and 1763. It involved most of the great powers of the time and affected Europe, North America, Central America, the West African coast, India, and the Philippines. In the historiography of some countries, the war is alternatively named after combatants in the respective theaters: the French and Indian War (North America, 1754–63), Pomeranian War (Sweden and Prussia, 1757–62), Third Carnatic War (Indian subcontinent, 1757–63), and Third Silesian War (Prussia and Austria, 1756–63).

Est of the 1st colony on Australia


The firsr colony was a penal colony, called New South Wales

Hatian Revoultion

1791 - 1804

was a slave revolt in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Haitian republic. The Haitian Revolution was the only slave revolt which led to the founding of a state.

End of British Slave Trade


The Brisish pass an act that make slavery illegal and ending slavery in Britian, it sets an example showing how slavery was immoral and wrong