Confucian Timeline

Important Movements/ Occurances

Confucius's Life (551 BC- 479 BC)

551 BC - 479 BC

He was Born

Meniscus's Life (372 BC- 289 BC)

372 BC - 289 BC

Han Dynasty (206 BC- 220 AD)

206 BC - 220

Confucianism spreads through Asia

450 AD - 650 AD

Qing Dynasty (1644-1905)

1644 - 1905

Teacher's Day Celebrated on September 28th (1952- Present)

1952 - 2013

Dr. Bol and Professor Tu Wei-ming (Increased Interest)

2000 - 2012

Specific Events

Confucius meets Lao-Tzu (518 BC)

518 BC

Wudi's Reign (141 BC- 87 BC)

141 BC - 87 BC

Civil Service Exam Introduced

120 BC

Lin Zexu, Wei Yuan, and Zeng Goufan (1785- 1872)

1785 - 1850