History of India

Early Indus Civilizations

Early Indus cities, Harrapa, Mohenjo-daro

2500 bce - 1900 bce

Vedic Age

Aryans

1500 bc - 600 bc

Rig Veda written

1500 bc - 1200 bc

Brahmanas written

1000 bc - 800 bc

Atharva Veda written

900 bc - 600 bc

Upanishads written

700 bc - 600 bc

Religions of Renunciation

Buddha

563 bc - 483 bc

Ajivikism

500 bc

Jainism

500 bc

Nanda Dynasty

City of Magadha

500 bc

Nanda Dynasty

500 bc - 321 bc

Alexander the Great Invades NW India

326 bc

Mauryan Dynasty

Mauryan Dynasty

321 bc - 185 ce

reign of Ashoka the Great

268 bc - 231 bc

Classical India

Formation of Classical India

187 bc - 320 ce

Classical India

187 bc - 1000 ce

Kushan Empire

100 - 400

Kanishka

130

Classical Age

320 - 600

Gupta Empire

320 - 550

Chandra Gupta II

376 - 415

Fa Xian visits India

500

Late Classical Period

600 - 1000

Muslims In India

Caliphs

632 - 661

Umayyads

661 - 750

Abbasids

750 - 1258

Mughals

1526 - 1707

Babar

1526 - 1530

Humayun

1530 - 1556

Akbar

1556 - 1605

Jahanjir

1605 - 1628

Shah Jahan

1628 - 1658

Aurangzeb

1658 - 1707

Europeans in India

Portuguese

1498 - 1600

East India Company formed

1600

Robert Clive @ Plassey

1757

Company Rule

1765 - 1857

Great Uprising of 1857

1857

Crown Rule

1858 - 1947

Mahatma Gandhi

1869 - 1948

Indian National Congress founded

1885

Partition of Bengal

1905

Formation of All India Muslim League

1906

Lucknow Pact signed

1916

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

1919

Mutiny of the Royal Indian Navy

1946

Indian Independance

1947