The Kyrgyz migrate south from the Yenesei River in Siberia to the Tian-Shan region.
The Kyrgyz people settle in the region that is now Kyrgyzstan.
The Mongols are overthrown by Chinese Manchus and the Kyrgyz become subjects to China.
Russia conquers Kyrgyzstan and makes it part of the Russian empire.
Protests lead Kygyzstan's President, Askar Akayev, to resign. He is quickly replaced by Kurmanbek Bakiyev.