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World History Timeline: 1401 - 1500



Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology India Historic Events / Personalities
1401-1410 Expansion of Aztec empire in Mexico           Chinese sailors visit near Darwin, evidence of 15th Century Ming statuette found
(1401)
1411-1420       Oil painting invented.(1420) Trigger invented. (1411)    
1421-1430   Joan of Arc (17) defeats English at Orleans (1429)     In Florence, hoisting gear invented. (1421)    
1431-1440 Reign of Aztec emperor Moctezuma I; he and his warriors conquer large areas of eastern Mexico, taking many people prisoner (1440-1468)     Incas build great fortress at Cuzco (1440)    
1441-1450 Francesco Sforza becomes Duke of Milan by force (1450)          
1451-1460   End of 100 Years War; English expelled from all France except Calais (1453) Huge temple built to Aztec war god Huitzilopochtli in Tenochtitlan(1455) Johannes Gutenberg invents printing press with metal movable type.(1455)

Invention of First Gutenberg Bible (1455)
   
1461-1470 Reign of Ivan III (the Great), Grand Prince of Muscovy (1462-1505)     In Germany, drypoint engravings invented. (1465)   Birth of Desiderius, Dutch scholar and leader of revival of learning in northern Europe (1466)
1471-1480 Rule of Renaissance art patron, Lorenzo de' Medici (1478-1492)       William Caxton prints the first book in English (1474)

Muzzle-loaded rifles invented in Italy and Germany. (1475)
   
1481-1490 Rule of Aztec emperor Ahuitzotl; Aztec empire at height of power in Mexico (1486-1502)     Leonardo DaVinci designed the first parachute.(1485)

In Venice, the first known copyright granted. (1486)
   
1491-1500     Black-lead pencils used in England Martin Behaim invented the first map globe. (1492)

Invention of First bomb (1495)
  Columbus discovers West Indies (1492)

First voyage of Vasco da gama (1498)
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