Northern Renaissance

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In History
  • Jan 1, 1440

    Pringting Press invented

    Pringting Press invented
    a device for applying pressure to an inked surface resting upon a print medium such as paper or cloth, by transferring the ink.
  • Apr 15, 1452

    Birth of Leonardo da Vinci

    Birth of Leonardo da Vinci
    Leanardo Da Vinci was born. His art helped bring life to the Northern Rennaissance
  • Nov 16, 1469

    Lorenzo de Medici takes power in Florence

    Lorenzo de Medici takes power in Florence
    Lorenzo de Medici, “The Magnificent”, takes power in Florence his rule is considered the high point of the Florentine Renaissance.
  • Mar 6, 1475

    Death of Michelangelo.

    Death of Michelangelo.
    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Dieds
  • Sep 12, 1494

    King Francis I

    King Francis I
    King Francis I takes power in France. Governing power over France pre-reformation
  • Oct 26, 1517

    Start of Reformation

    Start of Reformation
    Start of the Reformation, heavily influenced by Humanist thinking. Influenced Vastly by a monk named Martin Luther that thought the church was unjust
  • May 2, 1519

    Death of Leonardo de Vinci.

     Death of Leonardo de Vinci.
    Death of Leonardo de Vinci. His art helped bring life to the Northern Rennaissance
  • Jan 1, 1520

    Süleyman

    Süleyman
    Süleyman “the Magnficent” takes power in the Ottoman Empire.
  • Nov 17, 1547

    Death of Henry VIII

    Death of Henry VIII
    Henry VIII was was the King of England from the twenty-first of April 1509 to his death.
  • Nov 16, 1555

    Peace between Protestants and Catholics

    Peace between Protestants and Catholics
    Peace of Augsburg brings legal co-existence of Protestants and Catholics in the Holy Roman Empire.
  • Jan 1, 1556

    Philip II

    Philip II
    Philip II takes power in Spain as Charles V renounce one's throne:
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Elizabeth I "Golden Age"

    Elizabeth I "Golden Age"
    Elizabeth I succeeds to the throne in England: start of the English “Golden Age”.
  • Oct 7, 1571

    Battle of Lepanto.

    Battle of Lepanto.
    when a fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of Catholic maritime states, decisively defeated the main fleet of the Ottoman Empire in five hours.
  • Death of Queen Elizabeth I

    Death of Queen Elizabeth I
    Death of Queen Elizabeth I
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1440
    to

    Northern Renaissance

    The term used to describe the Renaissance in northern Europe, or more broadly in Europe outside Italy.