Giotto- Father of the Renaissance
Emergence of Humanism.
Death of Petrach and Boccacio. Marks beginning of the Renaissance
Ciompi Revolt/ Peasant Revolt
Portuguese begin looking for a route to Asia
Leonardo Da Vinci
Louis XI (ruthless) takes control of France after Charles VII
Pico Della Mirandola
Political Decline of Italy/French Invasions/Savonarola
League of Venice Created
Louis XII Italian Invasion, Pope Alexander VI
Italian city states decline
Pope Julius II Drives Venetians out of Romagna. Rids Italy of French
Macchiavelli writes The Prince
After visiting Rome, Martin Luther is sent to study in Wittenberg. Go to Christ himself under Frederick the Wise
Pope Julius creates a second Holy League with Ferdinand of Aragon, Venice, HRE Maximilian I, and Swiss. Had French in full retreat
Hernan Cortes Lands in Mexico
Diet of Worms. Luther is summoned by HRE to recant
Aztec Empire turns into New Spain
Martin Luther posts the 95 Theses. All Saints' Day
End of Italian Renaissance
Francisco Pizarro lands in Africa/Peru
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