APWH 1450-1750 (Early Modern) Timeline

Blue- People Green- Gov't/Empires Red- Events Orange- Must Know Dates

Main

HRE

962 - 1806

Portugal

1139 - 1808

Inca

1200 - 1535

Ottoman

1299 - 1922

Aztec

1330 - 1521

France

1340 - 1763

Ming

1368 - 1644

Zheng He

1371 - 1433

Songhay

1375 - 1591

Prince Henry the Navigator

3/4/1384 - 11/13/1460

Montezuma

1398 - 1469

Gutenberg

1398 - 2/3/1468

Forbidden City

1406 - 1925

Mehmed II

4/20/1429 - 3/5/1581

Bartolomeu Dias

1451 - 5/29/1500

Christopher Columbus

1451 - 5/20/1506

Spain

1452 - 1591

Ottomans capture Constantinople

1453

Vasco de Gama

1469 - 12/24/1524

Machiavelli

5/3/1469 - 6/21/1527

Pizarro

1471 - 6/26/1541

Copernicus

2/19/1473 - 5/24/1543

Vasco da Balboa

1475 - 1/15/1802

Ferdinand Magellan

1480 - 4/27/1821

Spanish Inquistion

1481 - 1834

Martin Luther

11/10/1483 - 2/18/1546

Cortes

1485 - 12/2/1547

Shah Ismail

7/17/1487 - 5/23/1524

Dias rounded Cape of Good Hope

1488

Loyola

12/24/1491 - 7/31/1556

Columbus/Reconquista of Spain

1492

Columbian Exchange

1492 - 1750

England

1492 - 1783

Treaty of Tordesillas

1494

Suleyman

11/6/1494 - 8/6/1566

Atahualpa

3/20/1497 - 7/25/1533

Safavid

1501 - 1722

First Slaves to Americas

1502

John Calvin

7/10/1509 - 5/27/1564

Battle of Chaldiran

1514 - 1555

Martin Luther/95 Theses

1517

Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1648

Mughal

1520 - 1850

Cortez conquered the Aztecs

1521

Pizarro toppled the Inca

1533

Akbar

10/15/1542 - 10/27/1605

Tokugawa Ieysau

1/31/1543 - 6/1/1616

Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Catholic (Counter) Reformation

1545 - 1648

Matteo Ricci

10/6/1552 - 5/11/1610

joint stock company

1553

Galileo

2/15/1564 - 1/8/1642

Battle of Lepanto (defeat of Ottoman Navy)

1571

defeat of the Spanish Armada by the British

1588

Hobbes

4/5/1588 - 12/4/1679

Battle of Sekigahara - unification of Japan - beginning of Tokugawa rule

1600

Tokugawa Shogunate

1600 - 1868

foundation of Jamestown

1607

Jamestown

1607 - 1699

East India Company

1612 - 1757

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Locke

8/29/1632 - 10/28/1704

Louis XIV

9/5/1638 - 9/1/1715

Qing

1644 - 1911

Enlightenment

1650 - 1800

Kangxi

5/4/1654 - 12/20/1722

Peter the Great

6/9/1672 - 2/8/1725

Triangle Trade

1680 - 1880

unsuccessful Ottoman siege of Vienna

1683

Glorious Revelation/English Bill of Rights

1689

Voltaire

11/21/1694 - 5/30/1778

Qianlong

9/25/1711 - 2/7/1799

Rouseau

6/28/1712 - 7/2/1778

Russia

1721 - 1917

Smith

6/16/1723 - 7/17/1790

Catherine the Great

5/2/1729 - 11/6/1796

7 Years War

1754 - 1763