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King Ashoka's rule of India

273 bc - 232 bc

Han Wudi is Han Emperor of China

140 bc - 85 bc

Nyatri Tsenpo descends from the sky

127 bc

Tibetan calandar begins.

127 bce

Lhatotori Nyentsen is born

173 ce

"The Tough Mystery" basket falls from the sky

233

First Eastern Turk Empire

552 - 630

Emperor Harsha's rule of India

606 - 647

Songtsen-Gampo is born

617

Tang Dynasty is founded by Tan Gaozu

618

Tang Dynasty

618 - 907

Tan Gaozu's rule

618 - 627

Emperor Taizong's rule

627 - 650

Songtsen-Gampo extends Tibetan Empire to parts of Northern Burma and Nepal

640

Songtsen-Gampo receives Chinese bride

641

Tibetan Empire expands as Legmi submits and Zhang-Zhung becomes a vassal state

643

Songtsen-Gampo sends request to the Tang Emperor to build good relations

645

Tang China builds four military garrisons in Tarim Basin

648 - 658

Taizong sends good-will mission to Indian Emperor Harsha

648

Songtsen-Gampo dies

649

Emperor Mangsong-Mangtsen rules Tibet

649 - 676

Tibetan Armies conquer Tuyuhun Kingdom

655 - 666

Arab Umayyad Caliphate

661 - 750

Minister Gar Tongtsen-Yulsung dies

667

Tibetan military fortress built in Drimakol

668

Tibetan forces conquer all four garrisons of the Tarim Basin

670

Tibetan Army finally defeated in Tuyuhun

673

Emperor Mangsong-Mangtsen dies

676

Tri Dusong-Manjey (the infant emperor) rules Tibet

677 - 704

Tibetan armies conquer present-day Yunnan Province of China

680

Second Eastern Turk Empire

682 - 744

Tri Dusong-Manjey dies

704

Empress Dowager Trima Lo rules Tibet (as a regent to Tri Detsugten)

704 - 712

Emperor Zhongzong rules Tang China

705 - 710

Princess Jincheng (daughter to Tang Emperor Zhongzong) is married to Mey-agtsom)

710

Emperor Tri Detsugen (also known as Mey-ag-tsom) rules Tibet

712 - 755

Emperor Xuanzong rules china

713 - 756

Tibetans and Arabs join forces to fight Chinese in Kucha

717

Emperor Xuanzong increases military efforts to stop Tibetan and Arab advances

719

Tibet and China sign peace treaty establishing border east of Kokonor Lake

730

Princess Jincheng gives Buddhist refugee monks asylum

737

Tang forces attack and regain control of areas along Sino-Tibetan border

740

Tibet sends peace mission to China announcing death of Princess Jincheng

741

Chinese (under Korean general Gao Xianzhi) drive Tibetans from border cities

747

Arab Abbasid Caliphate

750 - 1258

Mey Agtsom sends mission to Tang to learn about Han Buddhism

751

Mey-agtsom assassinated

755