Kyrgyzstan

Events

Kyrgyz Migrate Southward

900 AD - 1200 AD

The Kyrgyz migrate south from the Yenesei River in Siberia to the Tian-Shan region.

Kyrgyz settle in Kyrgyzstan

1685

The Kyrgyz people settle in the region that is now Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan falls under Chinese Empire

1758

The Mongols are overthrown by Chinese Manchus and the Kyrgyz become subjects to China.

Russia Conquers Kyrgyzstan

1876

Russia conquers Kyrgyzstan and makes it part of the Russian empire.

Kyrgyzstan Declares Independence

25th December 1991

Kyrgyzstan Tulip Revolution

2005

Protests lead Kygyzstan's President, Askar Akayev, to resign. He is quickly replaced by Kurmanbek Bakiyev.