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1538 Cortes conquers Mexico
1547 Ivan the Terrible rules Russia
1558 Elizabeth I is England's queen
1580 Drake completes voyage around world
1582 New Gregorian calendar introduced
1492 Columbus discovers West Indies
1498 Vasco da Gama sails to India
1503 Leonard da Vinci paints Mona Lisa
1512 Michelangelo paints Sistine Chapel
1534 Henry VIII controls English church
1434 Medici rules in Florence
1440 Gutenberg, printing w/type
1453 End of Hundred Years War
1479 Formation of kingdom of Spain
1488 Diaz rounds Cape of Good Hope
 Örnólfur Ólafsson
 b.1480
 d.         
 Halla Örnólfsdóttir
 b.1510
 d.         
 Þorsteinn Helgason
 b.1430
 d.1466
 Eiríkur Þorsteinsson
 b.1462
 d.1536
 Ragnheiður Eiríksdóttir
 b.1440
 d.1524
 Kristín Eiríksdóttir
 b.1490
 d.         
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 b.         
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