The Europeans

A Chronological Timeline of Whose Who in European History (By Akhil Jakatdar Period 3)

Famous Renaissance Artists Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446) Italian Engineer and Architect Florence, Italy Designed the Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence
Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Italian Philosopher/Scientist/Artist Vinci, Florence Painted Mona Lisa, The Last Supper Designed Vitruvian Man Sketch
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) German Painter and Printmaker Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire Created Engraving of The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse
Famous Renaissance Thinkers Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) English Social Philosopher London, England Wrote Utopia
Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) Italian Philosopher and Humanist Florence, Italy Wrote The Prince
Famous Renaissance Political Figures Lorenzo De Medici (1469-1492) Italian Statesman and Banker Florence Italy Head of Medici Family Heavily supported Arts and Artists Kept Peace Between City-states
King Henry VIII (1509-1547) King of England London, England Started English Reformation Did this to Solve Divorce Crisis with Ex-Wife Catherine of Aragon
Mary I (1516-1558) Queen of England and Ireland London, England Tried to revert England back to Catholicism through force Her revolution failed after her death
Henry of Navarre (1553-1610) King of France Paris, France Was married to Margot as an alliance between Huguenots and Catholics Regained power after the War of Three Henrys Protestants gained freedoms
Gustavus Adolphus (1594-1632) King of Sweden Stockholm Sweden Fought in the Thirty Years War Fought for Protestants and Considered himself 'Defender of the Protestant faith'
Famous Renaissance 'Wildcards' Nicholas Copernicus (1473-1543) Renaissance Astronomer Prussia Made discoveries that Led to Scientific Revolution Formulated theory that Earth revolved around the Sun
Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) Dutch Renaissance Humanist Basel, Switzerland Wrote On the Free Will and The Praise of Folly Inspired Many Other Renaissance Humanists Studied Classical works
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