Renaissance Timeline

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Marco Polo Travels to China

1271 - 1295

Genoa, Venice, Florence, and Milan become major trading cities

1300

Mark of the beginning of the beginning of the Renaissance

1400

Cosmo de' Medici ruled Florence

1434

Johann Gutenburg creates the printing press that used movable type

1450

Shakespear became popular

1500 - 1600

Niccolo Machiavelli writes The Prince

1513