Asia

Middle East (Southwest Asia)

Neolithic Revolution

8000 B.C.

Tigiris and Euphrates River Valley Civilizations (Mesopotamia)

3500 B.C. - 1000 B.C.

Hellenistic (Greek) Empire

334 B.C. - 31 B.C.

Roman Empire expands to Middle East

100 B.C. - 285

Byzantine Empire

285 - 1453

Crusades

1095 - 1291

Ottoman Empire

1299 - 1923

Balfour Declaration

1917

Kemal Attaturk leads Turkish independence

1919 - 1922

Partition of Palestine

1947

Arab-Israeli Conflict

1948 - 2015

Iranian Revolution

1979

Persian Gulf War

1990 - 1991

Iraq War

2003 - 2011

Asia

Indus River Valley Civilizations (India)

2500 B.C. - 500 B.C.

Yellow/ Huang He River Valley Civilizations (China)

1500 B.C. - 500 B.C.

Han Dynasty (China)

206 B.C. - 220 A.D.

Tang Dynasty (China)

618 - 907

Song Dynasty (China)

960 - 1279

Mongol Empire

1206 - 1368

Ming Dynasty (China)

1368 - 1644

Tokugawa Shogunate (Japan)

1600 - 1868

Sepoy Mutiny (India)

1857

Meiji Restoration (Japan)

1868 - 1912

Dropping of Atomic Bomb (Japan)

1945

Chinese Communist Revolution

1946 - 1949

India partitioned

1947

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnam War

1955 - 1975

Great Leap Forward (China)

1958 - 1961

Cultural Revolution (China)

1966 - 1976

Cambodian Genocide

1975 - 1979

Deng Xioping's Four Modernizations

1978