Indonesian Timeline

Events

Punawarman reigns over the Tarumanagara Kingdom

395 - 434

Indian Buddhists start to arrive in indonesia

500

The Spread of Islam reaches the top of Sumatera

600

Sailendra Dynasty builds Borobudur

800 - 875

King Dharmawansa rules Singhasari Kingdom in East Java

990

Kertanagara, ruler of Singhasari, refuses to pay tribute to Mongols

1289

Marco Polo visits the East Indies

1292

Aceh officially converts to Islam

1300

Hayam Wuruk and Gajah Mada lead the Majapahit Kingdom

1350

Zheng He's third treasure fleet in Malacca

1409

Portugese conquer Malacca

1511

Francis Drake visits East Indies Archipelago

November 3, 1579

First Dutch Voyage to the indies under Cornelis de Houtman

1596

Founding of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC)

March 20, 1602

Banda Massacre

1621

Sultan Agung attacks Batavia

1628 - 1629

Treaty of Breda

July 31, 1667

Daendels builds the Great Road across Java

1807 - 1808

Sir Stamford Raffles leads British rule in Indonesia

1811 - 1822

Prince Diponogoro leads a rebellion

1825 - 1830

Culture System introduced

1830

Completion of Hindu Prambanan Temple

1850

Krakatau's most destruction eruption

August 27, 1883

Dutch Ethical Policy introduced

1901

The Indonesian National Party founded

July 4, 1927

Japan conquers Dutch forces in Indonesia

1942

Sukarno declares Indonesia's Independence

August 17, 1945

PKI Communists revolt against Dutch Colonial Administration

August 17, 1945 - December 27, 1949

Japan surrenders in WWII

September 2, 1945

Dutch concede independence to Indonesia

December 27, 1949