Black Death Timeline

Events

First hints of the Plague

430 B.C

Plague breaks out in Egypt

540

Plague reaches Constantinople

542

Plague starts to break out in China

1333

Plague occurs in Constantinople again

1334

Reports of the plague in Alexandria, Cyprus, and Sicily

1347

Plague reaches Italy

1347

The Black Death spreads throughout Western Europe

1347

The plague reaches France and Germany

1348

25 million people in Western Europe had died

1349

The plague reaches Norway

May 1349

The Plague reaches Eastern Europe

1350

The plague reaches Russia

1351

Plague breaks out in Austria

1711

Plague ends with no hint of it left anywhere

1889