Age of Exploration

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In History
  • Jan 1, 1430

    Prince Henry's navigator's move southward to coast of Africa

    Prince Henry's navigator's move southward to coast of Africa
  • Jan 1, 1488

    Bartolomeu Dias sails around Cape of Good Hope at southern tip of Africa

    Bartolomeu Dias sails around Cape of Good Hope at southern tip of Africa
  • Aug 1, 1492

    Christopher Columbus left Spain

    Christopher Columbus left Spain
  • Jan 1, 1493

    Pope Alexander VI issuses edict

    Pope Alexander VI issuses edict
  • Jan 1, 1498

    Vasco da Gama lands in India

    Vasco da Gama lands in India
  • Jan 1, 1513

    Vasco Nunez de Balboa made an overland crossing of the Isthmus of Panama.

  • Jan 1, 1519

    Heran Cortez invades Mexico

    Heran Cortez invades Mexico
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Ferdinand Magellan died on the Philippine islands by islanders

    Ferdinand Magellan died on the Philippine islands by islanders
  • Jan 1, 1533

    Pizarro claims land for Spain

  • Portugal regains its independance

    Portugal regains its independance
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1200
    to
    Jan 31, 1300

    Navigators fix a magnetized needle to a card marked with directions to create a true compass

  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1400
    to

    Age of Exploration

  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1400
    to
    Jan 31, 1500

    European monarchs support colonization and explorization

  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1500
    to

    The Spain Empire

  • Period: to

    Trading Triangle