China timeline

Events

Terracotta Army burried with 1st Qin Emperor

210 BCE

Great Wall building begins

206 BCE

Mongols/Genghis Khan begins invasion of China

105

Rise of the Tang Dynasty

618

Fall of the Tang Dynasty

907

Rise of the Yuan Dynasty

1271

Rise of the Ming Dynasty

1368

Fall of the Yuan Dynasty

1368

Fall of the Ming Dynasty

1644

Rise of the Qing Dynasty

1644

First Opium War begins

1839

Boxer Rebellion begins

1899

Sun Yat Sen becomes leader of China Republic

1911

Fall of the Qing Dynasty

1912

Chinese Civil War begins

1927

Communists win Chinese Civil War

1949

Chairman Mao dies

1976

Dang Xiaoping takes charge

1978

Tiananmen Square protest and massacre

1989

China wins Olympic women's gymnastics gold

2008