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Charles V by Titian, 1548

(Alte Pinakothek, Munich)

 

Habsburg Family

 

 

Francis I by Jean Clouet, 1520

(Louvre, Paris)

 

 

Henry VIII by Hans Holbein, 1536

(Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, Madrid - and there is a much bigger version in the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica di Palazzo Barberini in Rome)

 

AN EMPEROR, TWO KINGS, A BANKER, A PRIEST, A POPE, AND A SULTAN

  1480 1490 1500 1510 1520 1530 1540 1550 1560 1570
                                         

1459  Jacob Fugger

J A C O B    F U G G E R    ("The Rich" - Merchant and Banker from Augsburg - top of the 1500 European rich list)

1525

                   
                                         
Clement VII

1478

C L E M E N T E   S E T T IMO    (Medici Pope)

1534

               
                           

 

 

         
Martin Luther  

1483

M A R T I N   L U T H E R    (Protestant Reformer) 1546          
                                         
Henry VIII      

1491

H E N R Y  VIII    (Tudor King of England)

1547

         
                                         
Francis I      

1494

F R A N C I S   I    (Valois King of France)

1547

         
                                         
Suleiman I      

1494

S U L E I M A N   I   ("The Magnificent" and "The Law Giver" - Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Caliph)

1566

 
                                         
Charles V          

1500

C H A R L E S    V    (Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor, King of Spain)

1558

       

LAUNCH THE AGE OF EUROPEAN NATION STATES

 

Jacob Fugger the Rich by Albrecht Durer

 

Martin Luther by Lucas Cranach the Younger

(half of a double portrait of Luther beside Philip Melanchthon)

 

 

Pope Clement VII (Giulio de'Medici) by Sebastiano del Piombo, 1531

 

Suleiman I by Titian (copy by the school of Titian)

(Insight Page)

(Kunsthistorisches Museum, Schloss Ambras, Vienna)

 

 

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