Renaissance/Reformation/Scientific Revolution

Timeline created by Brandon Reed1
In History
  • Jan 1, 1400

    Humanism

    Humanism
    It was the revival in the study of classical antiquity. It first started in Italy then spread a crossed Europe during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries. Most humanist were Christians so they were restoring and renewing Christianity.
  • Jan 1, 1415

    Perspective

    Perspective
    It makes paintings look a lot more realistic. During the renaissance it made the painting look a lot better. It uses the principles of math to portray space and depth. It makes the picture look like it's going on forever.
  • Jan 1, 1449

    Lorenzo de 'Medici

    Lorenzo de 'Medici
    He was a Italian Statesman. He was the most powerful patron of the renaissance culture in Italy. He followed his ancestors foot steps.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Printing Revolution

    Printing Revolution
    Johan Gutenberg created the printing press and this started the printing revolution. He printed the first bible in 1460. This exploded throughout Europe and soon more people started printing the bible so more and more people were able to afford it.
  • Feb 3, 1468

    Johan Gutenburg

    Johan Gutenburg
    He was a German goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher. he introduced printing and the printing press to Europe. The printing press he invented was a lot easier to use and print with then what other countries had.
  • Feb 19, 1473

    Copernicus

    Copernicus
    He was a mathematician and astronomer during the Renaissance era. He made a model that the sun was the center and the earth rotated around it.
  • Mar 6, 1475

    Michelangelo

    Michelangelo
    He was a sculptor, painter, architect, and poet. He was born in Florence and help create western art. He was considered the greatest living artist in his time. Most people know him for painting the Sistine Chapel.
  • Jul 2, 1489

    Thomas Cranmer

    Thomas Cranmer
    He was a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury. He was born in the United Kingdom. He only had power for a short time.
  • Jul 10, 1509

    John Calvin

    John Calvin
    He was a French theologian. He was a reformer during the Prostestant reformation.
  • May 2, 1519

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci
    He was an artist, sculptor, draftsmen, architect, and engineer. He painted the Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. His paintings were very influential during the Renaissance.
  • Jan 1, 1561

    Scientific Method

    Scientific Method
    It was developed more during the Renaissance. Galileo used controlled experiments and looked at data to prove, or disprove, his theories. Galileo was later proven right by Francis Bacon and Isaac Newton.
  • Feb 15, 1564

    Galileo

    Galileo
    He was an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer. He sometimes described polymath. He was very smart man.
  • Apr 1, 1564

    William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare
    He was an English playwriter, poet, actor, and writer. He was regarded as one of the greatest writers and dramatist. The play and book his is best known for is Romeo and Juliet.
  • Heliocentric Theory

    Heliocentric Theory
    It is where the earth and planet revolve around the sun in the center. Copernicus developed the theory and Gallio confirmed it. Gallio confirmed it using a telescope with hard evidence.
  • Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton
    He was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author. He is a very good Scientist. He best known for Scientific Revolution.