AP World History Timeline

Events

Egyptian Kingdom

Approx. 3000 BCE - Approx. 1000 BCE

Middle East/ Africa

Sumerian Empire

Approx. 3000 BCE - Approx. 1700 BCE

Middle East

Assyrian Empire

Approx. 2600 BCE - Approx. 612 BCE

Middle East

Mayan Civilization

Approx. 2000 BCE - Approx. 250 CE

Latin America

Babylon Empire

Approx. 1800 BCE - Approx. 539 BCE

Middle East

Hittites Empire

Approx. 1600 BCE - Approx. 1200 BCE

Middle East

Shang Dynasty

Approx. 1600 BCE - Approx. 1050 BCE

East Asia

Olmec

Approx. 1200 BCE - Approx. 1000 BCE

North America

Phoenician Empire

Approx. 1200 BCE - Approx. 539 BCE

Europe

Zhou Dynasty

Approx. 1049 BC - Approx. 256

East Asia

Chavin

Approx. 900 BCE - Approx. 200 BCE

North America

Greek

Approx. 800 BCE - Approx. 146 BCE

Europe

Achaemenid Empire

Approx. 550 BCE - Approx. 330 BCE

Middle East

Roman Republic

Approx. 509 BCE - Approx. 27 BCE

Europe

Maurya Dynasty

Approx. 322 BCE - Approx. 185 BCE

South Asia

Parthian Empire

Approx. 247 BCE - Approx. 224 CE

Middle East

Qin Dynasty

Approx. 221 BCE - Approx. 206 BCE

East Asia

Han Dynasty

Approx. 206 BCE - Approx. 280 CE

East Asia

Roman Empire

Approx. 26 BC - Approx. 476 CE

Europe

Sassanid Dynasty

Approx. 224 CE - Approx. 651 CE

Middle East

Byzantine Empire

Approx. 330 CE - Approx. 1453 CE

Europe

Gupta Dynasty

Approx. 400 CE - Approx. 600 CE

South Asia

Sui Dynasty

581 CE - 618 CE

East Asia

Tang Dynasty

0619 - 907 CE

East Asia

Song Dynasty

0908 - 1279 CE

East Asia

Inca Empire

Approx. 1200 CE - Approx. 1572 CE

Latin America

Mongol Rule

Approx. 1206 CE - Approx. 1368 CE

Yuan Dynasty

1280 - 1368 CE

East Asia

Ming Dynasty

1369 - 1644 CE

East Asia

Aztec Empire

Approx. 1400 CE - Approx. 1521 CE

Latin America

Safavid Empire

Approx. 1501 CE - Approx. 1736 CE

Middle East

Qing Dynasty

1645 - 1912

East Asia

American Empire

1776 CE - Present

North America

Republic China

1913 - 1949 CE

East Asia

Communist China

1950 - Present

East Asia