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Laura

1348

There was a woman named Laura who was his ideal. She died of the plague.

Cosimo de Medici

1434 - 1464

He wn control of Florence's government. For 30 years he was dictator of Florence.

Johann

1440

A craftsman from Mainz. He developed a printing press.

Leonardo

1452 - 1519

This is the time where leonardo davincias came in. He has many notebooks that were mysterious.

Turks

1453

Christian scholars fled to Rome with Greek manuscripts. This is when the Turks conquered Constantinople.

War

1453

The Hundreds Year War ended. It was between France and England.

Donatello's Statue

1460

Donatello made a sculpture. His stature was then made in the late 1460's.

Lorenzo de Medici

1469

Lorenzo came to power in this time. He kept up the appearance of having an elected government.

Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

Michelangelo was a renaissance man. He excelled as a painter, sculpted, poet, and architect.

Vittora

1492 - 1547

Vittora was born of a noble family. She married the Marquis or Pescara.

French King

1494

At this time the French king claimed the throne of Naples in southern Italy. Then launched an invasion through southern Italy.

Erasmus

1509

Erasmus wrote his most favorite work. It was The Praise of Folly.

The Prince

1513

The Prince was by Niccolo. It examines the imperfect conduct of human beings.

Thomas More

1516

Thomas More tried to show a better model of society. He wrote the book Uptoia.

Baldassare

1528

Baldassure wrote a book called The Courtier. It taught how to become such a person.

Flemish

1550

Flemish painting reached its peak at this time. It was with the work of Pieter.

Queen Elizabeth 1

1558 - 1603

Elizabeth ruled in this time. She was the first Elizabeth.

William Shakespeare

1592

In 1592 he was living in London. The he was writing poems and plays.