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Chronology of Significant Events in Revolution and Protest

Subject History

Key-Topics revolution

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405184649.2009.00005.x


1444–95 Portuguese charting and colonization, Cape Verde 1466–1536 Erasmus of Rotterdam 1469–1527 Macchiavelli, Niccolò 1478–1535 More, Thomas 1483–1546 Luther, Martin 1484–1531 Zwingli, Huldrych; leader (with Luther) of Protestant Reformation 1491–1556 Ignatius of Loyola 1492 Columbus discovers West Indies 1509–67 Calvin, John 1510 first slaves into Caribbean 1513 Ponce de León establishes St. Augustine (first colony in America) 1513 Balboa discovers Pacific 1513 Macchiavelli's The Prince 1514 Copernicus' heliocentric theory 1516 Ottomans conquer Syria and Egypt 1516 Comunero movement (Comuneros' Revolt); first and last major uprising against the Hapsburgs in kingdom of Castile 1517 Ottomans conquer Mecca and Medina 1517 Luther's 95 Theses begins Reformation 1519–21 Aztec capital Teotihuacán captured by Cortes; Aztec empire conquered 1520–2 Magellan (d. 1521) completes first circumnavigation of the earth 1520–66 Suleyman “The Magnificent” 1521 Suleyman captures Belgrade 1525 German Peasant Rebellion 1525 Anabaptist movement begins, Switzerland 1527 second sack of Rome 1532 Pizzaro captures Atahualpa, defeating Incas 1534 Henry VIII establishes Church of England 1534 Carrier charts Gulf of St. Lawrence River 1536–9 dissolution of English monasteries 1540 Ignatius Loyola forms Jesuits 1541 Coronado reaches Kansas 1545–63 Council of Trent starts Counterreformation 1550s peak of ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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