CHIIIINAAAA

Events

Sui Dynasty Begins

Approx. 580

Yang Jian seizes throne
Took it from a 7-year-old

Construction on Great Wall

581

Emperor Wendi Centralizes Government

583

After relocating to his new capital city, Emperor Wendi undertakes a series of reforms meant to centralize the government and rid it of corruption. He establishes a merit-based system of appointment and begins to attack southern regions of China.

Sui Dynasty Unifies China

589

Defeat Chen, unify China for first time since Han

Yangdi Seizes Throne

604

Probably assassinated his own brother

Construction Projects under Yangdi

605

Grand Canal
Great Wall

Tang Dynasty Created

0618

Thaizongs Daddy Kills Yangdi

Yangdi is Murdered

618

Rebels and Attackers kill Yangdi

Taizong Seizes Power

627

One of the greatest emperors of China, may be the greatest
Killed father, 2 brothers, made sure he was ruler

Xuanzang Leaves China

629

Taizong Dies

649

Wu Zhao Takes Power

690

Wu Zetian wanted to make a second Zhou dynasty

Wu Zhao forced to step down

706

An Lushan's Rebellion

755

Uighurs + Tang

763

Helped suppress rebellion
Wanted to sack Chang'an and Luoyang in return (2 capitals)

Huang Chao's Uprising

875

Warlords Rule

0907 - 960

Tang Dynasty Falls

907

Song Taizu Rules

0961

Sun Zhen Zong Next Ruler

976

jurchens Invade

1127

Cibquered Khitan and Northern China (along with Song Capital)

Sung troops and Mongols Destroy Jin

1233

Song Dynasty Falls

1279

Southern Song conquered by Mongols