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15th Century Timeline

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






2. Machu Picchu constructed.






3. Birth of Guru Nanak Dev. Beside followers of Sikhism - Guru Nanak is revered by Hindus and Muslim Sufis across theIndian subcontinent.






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






5. Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas from Spain.






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






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






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






9. Portuguese navigators cruise West Africa and reestablish the European slave trade with a shipment of African slaves sent directly from Africa to Portugal.






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






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






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






13. Wars of the Roses






14. Pachacuti founds theInca Empire.






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






16. Ivan III of Russia conquered Tver






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






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






19. Jan Hus is burned at the stake as a heretic at the Council of Constance.






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






21. Battle of Breadfield - Matthias Corvinus of Hungary defeated the Turks.






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






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






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






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






26. The Fall of Constantinople marks the end of the Byzantine Empire and the death of the last Roman Emperor Constantine XI and the beginning of the Growth of the Ottoman Empire.






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






28. Muscovy conquers Novgorod.






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






30. The Italian Wars lead to the downfall of the Italian city-states.






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






32. The Albanian league is established in Lezha - Skanderbeg is elected leader. A war begins against Ottoman empire. An Albanian state is set up and lasts until 1479. Portrait of Scanderbeg - ca. 1648.






33. Jews expelled from Spain.






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






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






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






37. Abdur Razzaq visitsIndia






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






39. The Fall of Constantinople marks the end of the Byzantine Empire and the death of the last Roman Emperor Constantine XI and the beginning of the Growth of the Ottoman Empire.






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






41. Hussite Wars in Bohemia - The renaissance king Matthias Corvinus of Hungary. His mercenary standing army (the Black Army) had the strongest military potential of its era






42. The Battle of Castillon is the last engagement of the Hundred Years' War and the first battle in European history where cannons were a major factor in deciding the battle.






43. Burgundy Wars of France - Switzerland - Lorraine and Sigismund II of Habsburg against the Charles the Bold - Duke of Burgundy.






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






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






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






47. 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






48. Jan Hus is burned at the stake as a heretic at the Council of Constance.






49. Burgundy Wars of France - Switzerland - Lorraine and Sigismund II of Habsburg against the Charles the Bold - Duke of Burgundy.






50. Jan van Eyck - Flemish painter - dies