As the new "Roman emperor," this ruler attempts to revive the control of that ancient empire.
A critical shift in the governing entity and ideologies of Russia, which would have many political effects in the years following.
Beginning of the Mesopotamian Civilization
One of the first civilizations starts up.
Reign of Hammurabi
1792 BCE - 1750 BCE
This Babylonian Emperor developed a law code that is a commonly-known, ancient, political document.
224 CE - 651 CE
A continuation of the Persian imperial tradition.
Ottoman Conquest of Constantinople
The final, decisive clash between the Christian, Byzantine Empire and the Islamic, Ottoman Empire.
Openning of the Suez Canal
Not only a serious economic venture, but a political one as well. This event shows European influence in other regions.
The State of Israel was proclaimed on 14 May 1948
Beginnings of Indus Valley and Chinese Civilizations
More "first civilizations" get started. Interestingly enough, these two civilizations have opposite records in terms of political unity with the Chinese having several ruling states, versus the sparse records of encompassing empires in India.
Urban Centers in the Ganges Valley
By this time, small civilizations were existing in the Indian river valley.