Renaissance Timeline

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In History
  • Nov 7, 1447

    1447

    1447
    Pope Nicholas V appointed, he begins a major program of rebuilding.
  • Nov 7, 1447

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  • Nov 7, 1453

    1453

    1453
    Ottoman Turks capture Constantinople, ending the Byzantine Empire; end of the Hundred Years' War between England and France
  • Nov 7, 1453

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    france vs. england war
  • Nov 7, 1469

    1469

    1469
    Leonardo moves to Florence, where Lorenzo "The Magnificent" de Medici becomes ruler
  • Nov 7, 1469

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  • Nov 7, 1492

    1492

    1492
    Columbus Sails The Ocean Blue. Columbus sets out to find an alternate route to India, and instead “discovers” a “New World.”
  • Nov 7, 1492

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  • Nov 7, 1496

    1496

    1496
    Syphilis starts spreading through Europe
  • Nov 7, 1496

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  • Nov 7, 1509

    1509

    1509
    Europe launches African slave trade with the New World
  • Nov 7, 1509

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  • Dec 10, 1517

    1517

    1517
    Martin Luther nails his theses to church door, launching the Protestant Reformation; coffee introduced in Europe
  • Dec 31, 1517

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  • Nov 7, 1535

    1535

    1535
    Publication at Zurich of Coverdale's Bible, the first printed Bible in English
  • Nov 7, 1535

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  • Nov 7, 1559

    1559

    1559
    John Knox, a student of Calvin, returns to Scotland and helps establish the Presbyterian Church as the official religion.
  • Nov 7, 1559

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  • 1618-1648

    1618-1648
    Thirty Years' War, series of European conflicts lasting from 1618 to 1648, involving most of the countries of western Europe, and fought mainly in Germany.
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