World Cultures Timeline

East Asia Empires

Tang+Song

581 - 618
618 - 907
Approx. 700
Approx. 780
Approx. 800
900 - 1200
960 - 1279
Approx. 1020
1040
Approx. 1100

Mongols

1162 - 1227
1215 - 1294
1254 - 1324
1260
1279 - 1386
1280 - 1300
1368

Mughals

1000
1526 - 1530
1526 - 1707
1531 - 1555
1556 - 1605
1605 - 1627
1628 - 1658

Feudal Japan

400 - 1100
400 - 2014
794 - 1185

African Empires

20000 BCE
Approx. 8000 BCE

Early African Societies

3000 BCE - 1100 CE
Approx. 500 BCE
500 BCE - 200 CE
Approx. 250 BCE - Approx. 1400 CE
325 - 700

Great Zimbabwe and Swahili Coast

Approx. 1000 - Approx. 1450
1250 - 1350

West African Empires

Approx. 800 - Approx. 1235
1235 - Approx. 1450
1235 - 1255
1312 - 1332
1440 - 1473
1464 - 1591
1464 - 1492
1492 - 1538

Ancient Civilizations

Approx. 2000 BCE
Approx. 2000 BCE
Approx. 2000 BCE
Approx. 2000 BCE
Approx. 2000 BCE
Approx. 500 BCE - Approx. 400 BCE

European Middle Ages

500 - 1000
742 - 814
800
843
950
Approx. 950 - 1100
1000 - 1250
Approx. 1050 - Approx. 1250
1250 - 1500
1345
1347

Renaissance and Reformation

1290
1300 - 1600
1306
1400 - 1500
1450
1486
1490
1503 - 1513
1504
1509
1513 - 1521
1517
1526
1530 - 1540
1534
1540
1540 - 1550
1545 - 1563
1555
1559

Mesoamerican and Andean

3200 BC - 1800 BC
1200 BC
1000 BC
800 BC - 400 BC
200 BC - 900 CE
200 BC - 600 CE
200 - 600
250 - 750
600 - 900
1428
1438
1911 - 1912

Rise of European Empires

1368
1394 - 1460
1433
1450 - 1500
1450 - 1807
1488
1494
1497
1513
1519 - 1521
1533
1540 - 1541
1600
1644
1680
1700
1745 - 1797
1833
1865