Turkmenistan

Events

Arabs Concur and Convert

600

Arabs conquer the region and convert it to Islam

Ancient Turkmen Tribes Migrate from Notheast

900 - 1200

Nomadic Oghuz Seljuk tribes - the ancestors of present-day Turkmens - and Mongols immigrate from northeast; Genghis Khan conquers the region.

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Split Rule

1400 - 1600

The souther Part of Turkmenistan comes under Persian Rule and the Northern division is dominated by the Uzbek ruled states of Khiva and Bukhara.

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Turkmenistan is Created as Russian Military Outpost

1881

Are of Present day Turkmenistan was incorperated into Russian Turkestan after the Battle of Gok Tepe.

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Oppose Russian Rule

1916

Turkmens join other Central Asians in violently opposing Russian decree conscripting them for non-combatant duties.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-16098048

Became Constituent of Republic of USSR

1925

Turkmenistan became a fully Fledged constituent Republic of USSR.

Cotton Production Expanded

1967 - 1990

Following the completion of Karakum Canal, Cotton Production expanded across the Country.

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Declares Soverignty

1990

Parliament declared Soverignty and elected Saparmurat Niyazov as chairman.