East Asia Religion Timeline

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Confucius

551 B.C.E - 478 B.C.E

Born in 551 and died in 478 B.C.E

Taoism/Daoism

550 B.C.E - 1928 AD

One major religion in China that stressed the importance of not interfering with nature

Confucianism

521 B.C.E - 1800 A.D.

Developed by Confucius. it was a philosophy

Legalism

221 B.C - 206 B.C

It was a political philosophy during the Qin Empire

Buddhism

150 B.C.E

The religion was introduced by Buddhist monks , from India, during the Han Dynasty.

Neo-Confucianism

772 A.D. - 1529 A.D

It occurred during theTang Dynasty; Spreaded from China to Japan, Korea and Vietnam.

Han Yu and Li Ao

772 A.D. - 841 A.D

Philosophiers who found the new philosophy