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15th Century Timeline

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1. The settlement of the Canary Islands signals the beginning of the Spanish Empire.






2. Pachacuti founds theInca Empire.






3. Jews expelled from Spain.






4. Matthias Corvinus of Hungary captured Vienna - Frederick III - Holy Roman Emperor ran away






5. Construction of the ChineseForbidden City is completed in Beijing.






6. Henry the Navigator leads the conquest of Ceuta from the Moors marking the beginning of the Portuguese Empire.






7. The kingdom of Champa suffers a massive defeat by the Vietnamese king L






8. Wars of the Roses






9. Boabdil's surrender of Granada marks the end of the Spanish Reconquista and Al-Andalus.






10. James I returns to Scotland after being held hostage under three Kings of England since 1406






11. Ottoman and Timurid Empires fight at the Battle of Ankara resulting in Timur's capture of Bayezid I.






12. Ottoman Empire under Sultan Murad II defeats the Polish and Hungarian armies under Wladyslaw III of Poland and J






13. Bahlul Khan Lodhi ascends the throne of the Delhi sultanate starting the Lodhi dynasty






14. Henry the Navigator leads the conquest of Ceuta from the Moors marking the beginning of the Portuguese Empire.






15. Henry VII defeats Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth and becomes King of England






16. Vasco da Gama's first voyage from Europe toIndia and back.






17. Battle of Agincourt fought between the Kingdom of England and France.






18. The death of Sunni Ali Ber left a leadership void in the Songhai Empire - and his son was soon dethroned by Mamadou Toure who ascended the throne in 1492 under the name Askia (meaning 'general') Muhammad. Askia Muhammad made Songhai the largest empir






19. Kazan Khanate defeats Grand Duchy of Moscow at the Battle of Suzdal






20. Foundation of St Andrews University in Scotland






21. After the Great standing on the Ugra river - Muscovy gained independence from the Great Horde. Ivan III - Grand Duke of Moscow.






22. The Golden Horde breaks up into the Siberia Khanate - the Khanate of Kazan - the Astrakhan Khanate - the Crimean Khanate - and the Great Horde.






23. The Yongle Emperor moves the capital of China from Nanjing to Beijing.






24. Deva Raya II succeeds his father Veera Vijaya Bukka Raya as monarch of the Vijayanagara Empire






25. The Moldavian forces under Stephen the Great defeat the Tatars of the Golden Horde at the Battle of Lipnic.






26. Mallikarjuna Raya succeeds his father Deva Raya II as monarch of the Vijayanagara Empire






27. Esen Tayisi leads an Oirat Mongol invasion of China which culminate in the capture of the Zhengtong Emperor at Battle of TumuFortress. Modern painting of Mehmed II marching on Constantinople in 1453 The map of Ming dynasty(1433) - based on The Histor






28. The Yongle Emperor moves the capital of China from Nanjing to Beijing.






29. Sher Shah Suri - is born in Sasaram - Bihar






30. The kingdom of Champa suffers a massive defeat by the Vietnamese king L






31. Uzun Hasan defeats the Black Sheep Turkoman leader Jahan Shah.






32. Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Tordesillas and agree to divide the World outside of Europe between themselves.






33. The Siege of Belgrade halts the Ottoman's advance into Europe.






34. Matthias Corvinus of Hungary conquers some parts of Bohemia.






35. Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) founded by Pope Martin V.






36. The Golden Horde breaks up into the Siberia Khanate - the Khanate of Kazan - the Astrakhan Khanate - the Crimean Khanate - and the Great Horde.






37. A French peasant girl - directly influenced the result of the Hundred Years' War.






38. Dilawar Khan establishes the Malwa Sultanate in present-day centralIndia






39. The Sengoku period is one of civil war in Japan.The Siege of Rhodes (1480). Ships of the Hospitaliers in the forefront - and Turkish camp in the background.






40. Ottoman and Timurid Empires fight at the Battle of Ankara resulting in Timur's capture of Bayezid I.






41. Machu Picchu constructed.






42. Ivan III of Russia conquered Tver






43. Saluva Narasimha Deva Raya drives out Praudha Raya ending the Sangama Dynasty






44. Construction of the ChineseForbidden City is completed in Beijing.






45. Mallikarjuna Raya succeeds his father Deva Raya II as monarch of the Vijayanagara Empire






46. King Sejong the Great published a hangul - the native phonetic alphabet system for the Korean language.






47. The Siege of Belgrade halts the Ottoman's advance into Europe.






48. Under Moctezuma I - the Aztecs become the dominant power in Mesoamerica.






49. Machu Picchu constructed.






50. The death of Sunni Ali Ber left a leadership void in the Songhai Empire - and his son was soon dethroned by Mamadou Toure who ascended the throne in 1492 under the name Askia (meaning 'general') Muhammad. Askia Muhammad made Songhai the largest empir