The Northern Renaissance
- The leaders of the Northern Renaissance were the Dukes of Burgundy
- The Dukes of Burgundy ruled present day Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
- One of the largest developments that occurred in Northern Europe during the Northern Renaissance was the invention of the printing press.
German Painter: Durer
- He was not just a painter, he was also a theorist, and printmaker
- He was one of the first European landscape artists.
German painter: Holbein
- Holbein was born in present day Germany in 1497 and died in 1543
- His father before him was also an artist. His most famous work was Portrait of Henry VIII
Portrait of King Henry III
Flemish Painter- Van Eyck
- He was painter that popularized the style of oil painting
- His most famous painting is the Altarpiece created in the Cathedral of Ghent.
Flemish Painter: Bruegel
- His painted out of present day Netherlands, where he created The Procession To Calvary
- He went on to have two kids who continued on his legacy, Pieter the Younger, and Jan.
Christian Humanist: Erasmus
- He was born in Rotterdam and both his parents were killed by the plague.
- Erasmus created educational writings that helped replace the old curriculum of literature.
- "My only wish is that now that I am old, I be allowed to enjoy the results of my efforts,"
Christian Humanist: More
- More's writings became famous during the early 16th century.
- One of his most famous writings was Utopia which insulted peoples way of life in Contemporary Europe
- "I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first."
Christine de Pizan
- She was born in Italy where she became a popular author.
- Her most famous work was a biography on Charles V
- Pisan was the daughter of Italian scholar Tommaso di Benvenuto da Pizzano,