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The bible

1451 - 1455

Printing Press and Gutenberg Bible printed

Christopher Columbus

1492

He Discovered America

Reformation

1516

Erasmus wrote the Praise of Folly the
book that was about church Problems

Martin posts the 95 Thesis

1517

Martin Luther King JR. post the 95 Thesis

Traslated the bible to english

1525

William Tyndale-translated the bible into English.

Ignatius of Loyola

1534

He found the jesuits Which were one of the major spearheads of the counter-Reformation.

Francis Xavier

1541

He was one of the original Jesuits and one of the greatest missionaries of all time

Inquisition

1542

A group of institutions within the judicial system of the Roman
Catholic Church

Nicolaus Copernicus

1543

Was a Renaissance astronomer who formulated a heliocentric model of the universe which placed the Sun

Council of Trent

1545

The Council of Trent was an Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church.

Hugenots

1562

A member of the Reformed or Calvinistic communion of France in the 16th and 17th centuries; a French Protestant.

St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

1572

The St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre and the events surrounding it were incorporated into D.W. Griffith's film Intolerance

Edict of Nantes

1598

The Edict of Nantes, issued on 13 April 1598, by Henry IV of France, granted the Calvinist Protestants of France

Treaty of Westphalia

1648

It allowed rulers to determine whether their countries would be Catholic or Protestant