The first human beings arrived in Chile.
Tribes become semisedentary and the Chinchorro become the dominant civilization in the area. They experiment with seeds and plants and discover agriculture.
8,000 BC - 1,000 BC
The Chinchorro hunter- gatherers in Chile's Atacama desert, begin mummifying their dead.
The first domesticated plants began to appear in northern Chile, and cultural and economic trade with the tribes of southern peru and northwestern Argentina brought new agricultural techniques.
Inhabitants become sedentary and the Mapuche emerge as a distinctive tribe.
Tiwanaku Empire of Lago Titicaca power waned, and regional kingdoms sprung up across the north.
The statue( Moai) building began in Easter Island.
1100 - 1700
The Incas invade the North of Chile, their expansion was halted by the Mapuche in the battle of the Maule.
Europeans First arrived in Chile
Indigenous Araucanian people successfully resist spanish invasion in chile.
Pedro de Valdivia founded Santiago de Chile.Later on they found La Serena and Concepcion.
Araucanians capture and kill Valdivia.
Francis Drake attacks the coast of Chile during his circumnavigation around the world.
All cities south of bio-bio river are demolished, in what is now Destruction Of The 7 cities.
Beginning of the Defensive War phase( promoted Luis de Valdivia) in the Arauco war.
The Viceroalty of Peru estimates 30,000 to 42,000 spaniards to have died in Chile which half would've died by Arauco war.
A Mapuche-Spanish peace treaty is signed at a parliament in Negrete.
HMS Wager is wrecked off the coast of Western Patagonia.
The Spanish empire exiles all Jesuits. Ancud is founded. Chiloe becomes part of the Vice royalty of Peru.
French Revolution began.
Fernando Marquez de la plata became president
Spain regains control over Chile again
Battle of Chacabuco began.
Chilean Declaration of independence treaty was signed.
february 12, 1818 - April 5, 1818
President Manuel Montt liberalises constitution and reduces privileges of landowners and churches
1851 - 1861
Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia at war with Spain.
The war of pacific began, Chilean troops were occupied with the then- Bolivian port city Anfofagasta.
The War of Pacific ends with a signing of a truce to Bolivia.
Chilean Civil War.
1891 - 1892
Alessandri is elected president
Alessandri went to exile , upon which country was ruled by military people.
September 15, 1924
Alessandri returned on the issue that the constitution be rewritten.
March 20, 1925
A new constitution is drawn up for Chile.
August 30, 1925
Alessandri becomes president AGAIN.
President Alessandri declared a state- of- seige
Gabriela Mistral is awarded nobel prize, for being the first south- american writer
Women are granted the right to vote.
jorge Alessandri was elected president
September 4, 1952
Frei is elected president of chile.
The socialist salvador allende elected for president.
Pablo Neruda wins nobel prize for being the 2nd writer.
The army led by Augusto Pinochet leads a coup and overthrows the government of Allende. Pinochet introduces a repressive regime.
Pinochet introduces a new constitution.
Beagle conflict- treaty of peace and friendship of 1984 between chile and argentina.
After elections Patricio Aylwin becomes president of Chile.
Augusto Pinochet steps down.
Transition period, president is Patricio
1990 - 1994
Pinochet is arrested in england
Chile signs an agreement with european union.
Chile finalizes a free trade argeement with U.S.A
Chile signs a free trade agreement with south Korea.
Chileans elected their first female president, Michelle Bachelet of the Socialist Party.
Sebastian Pinera is elected president.