Timeline of historical periods

Prehistory

Prehistory

3500 BC - 300

Start of Prehistory

3500 BC

Mesopotamia

3500 BC - 559 BC

Ancient Greece

3300 BC - 31 BC

Indus Valley Civilization

3300 BC - 1300 BC

Old Kingdom (Egypt)

3000 BC - 2000 BC

MIddle Kingdom (Egypt)

2000 BC - 1300 BC

Shang Dynasty (China)

1600 BC - 1046 BC

New Kingdom (Egypt)

1550 BC - 1070 BC

Vedic Period (India)

1500 BC - 500 BC

Zhou Dynasty (China)

1200 BC - 500 BC

Jomon Period (Japan)

800 BC - 400 BC

Ancient Rome

509 BC - 476

Yayoi Period (Japan)

400 BC - 300

Migration Period (Europe)

200 - 700

Kofun Period (Japan)

300 - 600

Middle ages

300

Coptic Period (Egypt)

300 - 900

Middle Ages

Srivijaya (Indonesia)

200 - 1300

Classic and Postclassic Eras

200 - 1519

Pala Empire (India)

280 - 1323

Gupta Empire (India)

280 - 1323

Dark Age

300 - 900

Middle Ages

300 - 1400

Tarumanagara

358 - 723

Early Middle Ages (Europe)

500 - 1000

Chenla (Cambodia)

630 - 802

Kingdom of Sunda (Indonesia)

669 - 1579

Sailendra

700 - 900

Islamic Golden Age (Islam)

700 - 1300

Kingdom of Mataram

752 - 1045

Viking Age (Scandinavia)

793 - 1066

Khmer Empire (Cambodia)

802 - 1432

High Middle Ages (Feudalism)

1000 - 1450

European military expansion during this period.

Kediri (Indonesia)

1045 - 1221

Mahjapahit (Indonesia)

1293 - 1500

Late Middle Ages

1300 - 1500

Early Modern Period

Ottoman empire

1299 - 1923

Age of Discovery (Europe)

1400 - 1650

Early Modern Period

1500

Early Modern Period

1500 - 1700

Protestant Reformation

1500 - 1600

Mughal Empire (India)

1526 - 1857

Elizabethan Period

1558 - 1603

Jacobean Era

1603 - 1625

Tokugawa shogunate (Japan)

1603 - 1868

Age of Enlightenment

1700 - 1800

Modern Era

Modern Era

1700

Industrial revolution

1700 - 1900

Modern Era

1700 - 1900

Georgian Era

1714 - 1830

Napoleonic Era

1799 - 1815

Victorian Era (UK)

1837 - 1901

Romantic Era

1850 - 1920

Gilded Age (U.S.A)

1870 - 1890

Progressive Era (U.S.A)

1880 - 1920

Machine Age

1900 - 1945

Age of Oil

1901 - Present

Edwardian Period (UK)

1901 - 1910

World War I

1914 - 1918

Interwar Period

1918 - 1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1945 - 1989

Atomic Age

1945 - Present

Space Age

1957 - Present

Information Age

1975 - Present