Chinese History Timeline - 中国历史时间安排

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Xia Dynasty

2100 BC - 1600 BC

Shang Dynasty

1600 BC - 1100 BC

Zhou Dynasty

1111 BC - 249 BC

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 207 BC

Han Dynasty

206 BC - 220

Three Kingdoms

220 - 280

Jin Dynasty

265 - 420

Southern/ Northern Dynasty

420 - 589

Sui Dynasty

581 - 618

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

5 Dynasties

907 - 979

Liao Dynasty

947 - 1125

Song Dynasty

960 - 1279

Yuan Dynasty

1279 - 1368

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1911

Republic of China

1912 - 1949

The Peoples Republic of China

1949

inventions

hot air balloon

2000 BC

Invention of Gun powder

1900 BC

Abacus

1400 BC

Silk

1300 BC

Invention of chop sticks

1000 BC

First pound lock is invented

990 BC

Undetermined

Paper Currency invented

800 BC

Inventon of Cross Bow

700 BC

Cupola Furnace

403 BC

Invention of Compass

206 BC

Wood Block Printing

206 BC

First known kite

200 BC

Manufactured Paper

105 AD

Printing Press

593 AD

1st printed news paper

700 AD

Wood Block Printed Book

868 AD

Moveable type

1041 AD

Printed Maps

1155 AD

Historical points

Battle of Banquan

2698 BC

Mount Tai earthquake

1831 BC

Battle of Mingtiao

1600 BC

Capital is moved from ZhengZhou to Yinxu

1398 BC

First evidence of Chinese calender system

1200 BC

King Wen of Zhou dies

1050 BC

King Zhou takes Daji as his concubine

1047 BC

Battle of muye

1046 BC

King Cheng rules

1042 BC

Bronze script in use

1034 BC

Buddhist temple construction commences

999 BC

Exact date unknown its before 919 BC

Hu Yan Zan chinese general dies

999 bC

Aound

King Mu begins his rule

976 BC

Li Chang, landscape painter, was born

939 BC

Lai Fang, a Chinese scholar, was born

925 BC

Fist use of gun powder in a battle

919 BC

Adikabi Pampa born

902 BC

Emperor Wu wages war

104 BC - 102 BC

China's emperor loses control of Annam

905 Ad

Western Events

11th Dynasty Egypt dies

1995 BC

King of Athens dies

1089 BC

Philistines capture the Ark of Covenant

1050 BC

Neferkare Amenemnisu King of Egypt dies

1039 BC

Saul becomes first king of Israelites

1026 BC

Destruction of Troy

1020 BC

David succeeds Saul the king

1003 BC

Earliest sign of farming in the Kenya Highlands

1001 BC

Exact dates unkown but around this period

Phoenicins Alphabet invented

1000 BC

Simon the Great becomes ruler of Bulgaria

893 BC

Norway was united

872 BC

Tula is established in Mexico

901 AD

Rollo and his vikings become Christian

912 AD

Bulgarians overrun the lands of Serbia

924 AD