The first human beings arrived in Chile.
Tribes become semi and the Chinchorro become the dominant civilization in the area.
The Chinchorro hunter-gatherers in Chile's atacama desert, begin mummifying their dead.
The first trained plants began arrived in Chile, and trade with tribes Peru and Argentina.
Inhabitants become idle and the Mapuche show as a rare tribe.
Tiwanaku Empire of Lago Titicaca's power abate.
The statue (moai) building began on Easter Island.
1100 - 1700
The Incas plunder the north of Chile, their dilation was halted by the Mapuche.
Europeans first arrived in Chile.
Araucanian people usefully abide first Spanish invasion of Chile.
Chile was colonized.
Pedro de valdivia founded Santiago de Chile.
Araucanians capture and kill Valdivia.
Francis Drake attacks Chile during circumnavigation.
All cities south of bio-bio river are destroyed;Destruction Of The 7 cities.
The beginning of the Defensive War phase in the Arauco War.
Peru estimates 30,000-42,000 Spaniards died in Chile after 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 banishes all Jesuits. Chiloe becomes part of the Vice royalty of Peru.
French Revolution begins.
Spain loses its economic and political power.
Chile declares its independence from Spain.
Fernando Marquez de la Plata became president.
Spain rules over Chile again.
O’Higgins joins Jose de San Martin
Battle of Chacabuco began.
Chilean declaration of independence was signed.
Approx. February 12, 1818 - Approx. April 5, 1818
Manuel Montt liberalises constitution and balances land owners and churches.
1851 - 1861
Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia are at war with Spain.
The War of Pacific began.
The War of Pacific ends with a signing of truce to Bolivia.
Chilean Civil War began and ended.
1891 - 1892
Peru's border with Bolivia is ratified with the Treaty of Polo-Bustamante.
Chile stays neutral during the First World War.
1917 - 1918
Arturo Alessandri is elected president.
Alessandri voluntarily went into exile on September 15, 1924.
Alessandri returned on the condition that constitution be rewritten.
March 20, 1925
A new constitution is drawn up for Chile.
August 30, 1925
Voting rights are continued to men over eighteen.
August 30, 1925
Arturo Alessandri becomes president again.
President Alessandri declared a state-of-siege.
September 5, 1938
Gabriela Mistral awarded Nobel Prize for being the first S- american writer.
Women are granted the right to vote.
Jorge Alessandri was elected president.
September 4, 1952
General Carlos Ibanez was elected president.
September 4, 1952
Eduardo Frei is elected president of Chile.
Socialist Salvador Allende is elected president of Chile.
Pablo Neruda wins the Nobel Prize for being the 2nd chilean writer.
The army led by Augusto Pinochet leads a coup and purges the govt. of Allende.
Pinochet introduces a new constitution.
Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1984 between Chile/Argentina is signed.
After elections Patricio Aylwin becomes president of Chile
Augusto Pinochet steps down.
Transition period, Patricio Aylwin serves as president.
1990 - 1994
Augusto Pinochet is arrested in England.
Chile signs an association agreement with the European Union.
Chile finalizes a free trade agreement with U.S
Chile signs a free trade compliance with South Korea.
Chileans elected first female president, Michelle Bacheletist.
Sebastian Pinera is elected president.