Old Testament Timeline

Prophets

Jeremiah

626 BC - 586 BC

Daniel

605 BC - 535 BC

Ezekiel

593 bc - 571 bc

Zechariah

520 bc - 480 bc

Haggai

520 bc

Malachi

445 bc - 433 bc

Historical Figures

Zerubbabel

536 bc

Esther

479 bc - 473 bc

Ezra

458 bc

Nehemiah

444 bc

Kings

Nebuchadnezzar

605 bc - 561 bc

Cyrus

559 bc - 529 bc

Darius I

522 bc - 486 bc

Xerxes

486 bc - 465 bc

Artaxerxes

465 bc - 425 bc

Dates

Battle of Carchemish, also first deportation of Jews to Babylon

605 bc

Jehoiachin deportation

597 bc

Fall of Jerusalem

586 bc

Cyrus defeats Babylon

539 bc

Return under Zerubbabel

536 bc

Completion of Temple

516 bc

Greek-Persian Wars (Marathon)

490 bc

Walls of Jerusalem rebuilt

445 bc

Nehemiah's second return

432 bc