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15th Century
The 15TH CENTURY was the century which spans the Julian years 1401 to 1500
1500
. In EUROPE , the 1 5th century is seen as the bridge between the Late Middle Ages , the Early Renaissance , and the Early modern period . Many technological, social and cultural developments of the 15th century can in retrospect be seen as heralding the " European miracle " of the following centuries. In religious history, the Roman Papacy was split in two parts in Europe
Europe
for decades (the so-called Western Schism ), until the Council of Constance . The division of the Catholic Church and the unrest associated with the Hussite
Hussite
movement would become factors in the rise of the Protestant Reformation in the following century
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New World
The NEW WORLD is one of the names used for the majority of Earth
Earth
's Western Hemisphere , specifically the Americas (including nearby islands such as those of the Caribbean
Caribbean
and Bermuda
Bermuda
). The term originated in the early 16th century after Europeans made landfall in what would later be called the Americas in the age of discovery , expanding the geographical horizon of classical geographers , who had thought of the world as consisting of Africa
Africa
, Europe
Europe
, and Asia
Asia
, collectively now referred to as the Old World (a.k.a. Afro-Eurasia ). The term was coined by Florentine explorer Amerigo Vespucci
Amerigo Vespucci
. The Americas were also referred to as the "fourth part of the world"
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Cape Of Good Hope
The CAPE OF GOOD HOPE (Afrikaans : Kaap die Goeie Hoop , Dutch : Kaap de Goede Hoop ( listen ), Portuguese : Cabo da Boa Esperança ) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula
Cape Peninsula
, South Africa
South Africa
. A common misconception is that the Cape of Good Hope
Cape of Good Hope
is the southern tip of Africa
Africa
. This misconception was based on the misbelief that the Cape was the dividing point between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans . Contemporary scientific knowledge instead states the southernmost point of Africa
Africa
is Cape Agulhas about 150 kilometres (90 mi) to the east-southeast . The currents of the two oceans meet at the point where the warm-water Agulhas current meets the cold water Benguela current and turns back on itself
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Johannes Gutenberg
JOHANNES GENSFLEISCH ZUR LADEN ZUM GUTENBERG (/joʊˈhɑːnᵻs ˈɡuːtənˌbɜːrɡ, -ˈhænᵻs-/ yoh-HA(H)N-iss GOO-tən-burg ; c. 1400 – February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith , goldsmith , printer , and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His introduction of mechanical movable type printing to Europe started the Printing Revolution and is widely regarded as the most important invention of the second millennium, the seminal event which ushered in the modern period of human history. It played a key role in the development of the Renaissance
Renaissance
, Reformation
Reformation
, the Age of Enlightenment , and the scientific revolution and laid the material basis for the modern knowledge-based economy and the spread of learning to the masses . Gutenberg in 1439 was the first European to use the printing press and movable type in Europe
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Americas
Largest metropolitan areas Largest cities List * São Paulo * Lima
Lima
* Mexico City
Mexico City
* New York City
New York City
* Bogotá * Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
* Santiago
Santiago
* Los Angeles
Los Angeles
* Caracas * Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
CIA political map of the Americas
Americas
in Lambert azimuthal equal-area projection The AMERICAS (also collectively called AMERICA) encompass the totality of the continents of North and South America
South America
. Together, they make up most of the land in Earth's western hemisphere and comprise the New World
New World

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Crown Of Castile
The CROWN OF CASTILE was a medieval state in the Iberian Peninsula that formed in 1230 as a result of the third and definitive union of the crowns and, some decades later, the parliaments of the kingdoms of Castile and León upon the accession of the then Castilian king, Ferdinand III , to the vacant Leonese throne. It continued to exist as a separate entity after the personal union in 1469 of the crowns of Castile and Aragon with the marriage of the Catholic Monarchs
Catholic Monarchs
up to the promulgation of the Nueva Planta decrees
Nueva Planta decrees
by Philip V in 1715. The Indies, Islands and Mainland of the Ocean Sea were also a part of the Crown of Castile
Crown of Castile
when transformed from lordships to kingdoms of the heirs of Castile in 1506, with the Treaty of Villafáfila , and upon the death of Ferdinand the Catholic
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Turkey
Coordinates : 39°N 35°E / 39°N 35°E / 39; 35 Republic of Turkey Türkiye Cumhuriyeti (Turkish ) Flag National emblem ANTHEM: * " İstiklâl Marşı " * "The Independence March" * CAPITAL Ankara
Ankara
39°55′N 32°50′E / 39.917°N 32.833°E / 39.917; 32.833 LARGEST CITY
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Council Of Constance
The COUNCIL OF CONSTANCE is the 15th-century ecumenical council recognized by the Roman Catholic Church
Catholic Church
, held from 1414 to 1418 in the Bishopric of Constance . The council ended the Western Schism
Western Schism
, by deposing or accepting the resignation of the remaining papal claimants and electing Pope Martin V
Pope Martin V
. The council also condemned Jan Hus as a heretic and facilitated his execution by the civil authority. It also ruled on issues of national sovereignty, the rights of pagans, and just war in response to a conflict between the Kingdom of Poland and the Order of the Teutonic Knights . The council is important for its relationship to ecclesial conciliarism and Papal supremacy
Papal supremacy

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Movable Type
MOVABLE TYPE is a weblog publishing system developed by the company Six Apart
Six Apart
. It was publicly announced on September 3, 2001; version 1.0 was publicly released on October 8, 2001. The current version is 6.3.2. Movable Type
Movable Type
is proprietary software . From June 2007 to July 2013, Six Apart
Six Apart
ran the Movable Type
Movable Type
Open Source Project, which offered a version of Movable Type
Movable Type
under the GPL . CONTENTS * 1 Features * 2 History * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links FEATURES Movable Type
Movable Type
has several notable features, such as the ability to host multiple weblogs and standalone content pages, manage files, user roles, templates, tags, categories, and trackback links
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Century
A CENTURY (from the Latin
Latin
centum, meaning one hundred; abbreviated C. ) is a period of 100 years . Centuries are numbered ordinally in English and many other languages. For example, "the 17th century" refers to the years from 1601 to 1700. A CENTENARY is a hundredth anniversary or a celebration of this, typically the remembrance of an event which took place a hundred years earlier. Its adjectival form is CENTENNIAL
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Battle Of Castillon
Decisive French victory End of Hundred Years War in France's favour BELLIGERENTS Kingdom of England
Kingdom of England
* Kingdom of France
Kingdom of France
* Duchy of Brittany COMMANDERS AND LEADERS John Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury † Jean Bureau STRENGTH c. est. 6,000–10,000 c. est
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1410s
The 1410S decade ran from January 1, 1410, to December
December
31, 1419
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1420s
The 1420S decade ran from January 1, 1420, to December 31, 1429. CONTENTS* 1 Events * 1.1 1420 * 1.1.1 Specific Dates * 1.1.2 Other Events * 1.2 1421 * 1.2.1 January–December * 1.2.2 Date unknown * 1.3 1422 * 1.3.1 January–December * 1.3.2 Undated * 1.4 1423 * 1.4.1 January–December * 1.4.2 Date unknown * 1.5 1424 * 1.5.1 January–December * 1.6 1425 * 1.6.1 Date unknown * 1.7 1426 * 1.7.1 January–December * 1.7.2 Date unknown * 1.8 1427 * 1.8.1 January–December * 1.8.2 Date unknown * 1.9 1428 * 1.9.1 January–December * 1.9.2 Date unknown * 1.10 1429 * 1.10.1 January–December * 1.10.2 Date unknown * 2 Significant people * 3 Births * 4 Deaths * 5 References EVENTS1420 This section is transcluded from 1420
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1400s (decade)
The 1400S decade ran from January
January
1, 1400, to December
December
31, 1409
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1430s
The 1430S decade ran from January 1, 1430, to December 31, 1439. CONTENTS* 1 Events * 1.1 1430 * 1.1.1 January–December * 1.1.2 Date unknown * 1.2 1431 * 1.2.1 January–December * 1.2.2 Date unknown * 1.3 1432 * 1.3.1 Date unknown * 1.4 1433 * 1.4.1 January–December * 1.4.2 Date unknown * 1.5 1434 * 1.5.1 January–December * 1.5.2 Date unknown * 1.6 1435 * 1.6.1 January–December * 1.6.2 Date unknown * 1.7 1436 * 1.7.1 January–December * 1.7.2 Date unknown * 1.8 1437 * 1.8.1 January–December * 1.8.2 Date unknown * 1.9 1438 * 1.9.1 January–December * 1.9.2 Date unknown * 1.10 1439 * 1.10.1 January–December * 1.10.2 Date unknown * 2 Significant people * 3 Births * 4 Deaths * 5 References EVENTS1430 This section is transcluded from 1430
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