1492-1503

1492
Columbus sets sail for the Americas.  
  The Moors are driven out of Granada and Ferdinand and Isabella expel the Jews from Spain.   Catholic Reformation
  Menno Simons born in Witmarsum. Simons
Radical Reformation
  Pope Alexander VI elected.   Catholic Reformation
  Cardinal Ximenez is appointed confessor to Queen Isabella I. Ximenez
Reformation Happens
  Berchtold Haller is born. Haller
Magisterial Reformation
  Pope Innocent VIII dies.   Reformation Happens
1493
Maximilian I becomes Holy Roman Emperor.  
  Cajetan begins lecturing at Padua on Peter Lombard's Sentences. Cajetan
Catholic Reformation
1494
Cajetan appointed university chair of Thomistic studies at Padua. Cajetan
Catholic Reformation
  Anna Bijns is born. Bijns
Catholic Reformation
  William Tyndale is born.   English Reformation
1495
Cardinal Ximenez begins Catholic reform in Spain Ximenez
Reformation Happens
  Francisco Ximenez (Jimenez) de Cisneros becomes archbishop of Toledo. Ximenez
Catholic Reformation
  Robert Barnes is born. Barnes
English Reformation
  Pilgram Marpeck is born.   Radical Reformation
  Prierias begins teaching at Bologna. Prierias
Catholic Reformation
  Thomas Bilney born in Norwich. Bilney
English Reformation
1496
Cajetan publishes commentary on Aquinas' On Being and Essence. Cajetan
Catholic Reformation
1497
Philipp Melanchthon (born Philip Schwartzerdt) is born. Melanchthon
Magisterial Reformation
  Cajetan becomes professor of Thomistic theology in Pavia. Cajetan
Catholic Reformation
  Katharina Zell is born.   Magisterial Reformation
1498
Girolamo Savonarola burned at the stake.   Catholic Reformation
  Ulrich Zwingli enrolls at the University of Vienna. Zwingli
Magisterial Reformation
  Johann Eck enters University of Heidelberg. Eck
Catholic Reformation
  Cajetan publishes The Analogy of Names. Cajetan
Catholic Reformation
  Andreas Osiander is born.   Magisterial Reformation
1499
Cajetan called to teach in Milan. Cajetan
Catholic Reformation
  Sebastian Franck is born in Donauworth. Franck
Radical Reformation
1500
Charles V is born.  
  Juan de Valdes is born.   Catholic Reformation
  Jacob Hutter is born.   Radical Reformation
  Reginald Pole is born. Pole
Catholic Reformation
English Reformation
1501
Arthur marries Catharine of Aragon.   English Reformation
  Johann Eck receives MA from Tubingen. Eck
Catholic Reformation
  Cajetan called to Rome and appointed procurator general of Dominicans. Cajetan
Catholic Reformation
  Joachim Vadian begins studies at the University of Vienna. Vadian
Magisterial Reformation
1502
University of Wittenberg established by Frederick, Elector of Saxony. Luther
Magisterial Reformation
  Ulrich Zwingli transfers to University in Basel. Zwingli
Magisterial Reformation
  Johann Eck publishes On the Primacy of Peter against Luther. A report on the Leipzig debate with Luther and Karlstadt. Eck
Catholic Reformation
  Karlstadt receives MA from Erfurt. Karlstadt
Radical Reformation
  Pope Gregory XIII is born.   Catholic Reformation
1503
Pope Pius elected.   Catholic Reformation
  Pope Julius II elected.   Catholic Reformation
  Erasmus publishes Handbook of a Christian Soldier.  
  Balthasar H?bmaier begins his studies at the University of Freidburg.
Radical Reformation
  Pope Alexander VI dies.   Reformation Happens
  Pope Pius III dies.   Reformation Happens