A Museum of World History: 1500-1599 (Level 4: No hints)

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Last updated: July 29, 2021
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1597 Yi Sun-Shin, 52, commands 13 Korean ships to victory against Japan's invading fleet of 133 near Meongyang on October 26.
1589 Shakespeare, 25, moves to London.
1588 El Greco, 47, paints "El entierro del Conde de Orgaz."
1566 Bruegel (Pieter, the Elde), age 41) paints "The Census at Bethlehem."
1565 Legazpi, 63, of Spain, lands on Cebu island and launches Spanish colonization of the Philippines on April 27.
1557 Suleyman Mosque in Istanbull is completed, eight years after construction starts.
1550 Machu Picchu is abandoned by the Incas.
1534 Tiziano paints the "Venus d'Urbino."
1533 Pizarro, 55, orders his soldiers to kill Atahualpa on August 29.
1529 Suleyman, 35, sees his Ottoman forces defeated at Vienna on October 12.
1522. Elcano, 36, captains the first ship to circle the globe when the Victoria returns to Spain on September 6.
1521 Cortes, 36, captures the Aztec leader Cuahtemoc, takes control of Tenochtitlan, and destroys the Aztec empire on August 13.
1517 Luther, 34, nails his complaints about Leo X's policies--95 Theses--to a church door in Wittenburg and divides the Christian world.
1514 Copernicus, 41, explains why he believes the Earth rotates around the Sun.
1512 Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo, is completed.
1510 Bosch 60, finishes "The Garden of Earthly Delights."
1509 Raphael, 29, finishes "The School of Athens."
1504 David, is unveiled by Michelangelo, 29.
1503 Da Vinci, 51, begins painting "La Gioconda."
1502 Cordoba sends several slaves from Spain to Hispaniola: the first of millions of enslaved Africans to arrive in America.
1500 Cabral, following da Gama's route to India, takes a wide turn, sees South America, stops there on April 22, and claims it for Portugal.
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