Lived on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and in Central America in what is now Guatemala
2334 BC - 2193 BC
Sargon conquered Sumer and other city-states to create the 1st empire in the world. This is in Mesopotamia.
1894 BC - 539 BC
Hammurabi was a Babylonian Emperor who created a code of laws for all in his kingdom known as Hammurabi's Code in 1772 BC
1765 BC - 605 BC
Split from the Akkadian Empire. Long history of battles throughout history. Know for developing armor for battles and weapons of iron.
1700 BC - 1180 BC
Located mainly in Anatolia (modern-day Turkey), used chariots in war.
678 BC - 759 CE
Became the largest empire the world had known under Cyrus the Great and his son Darius. Darius & his son, Xerxes lead the Persians into war against the Greeks fighting the Persian Wars. The Greeks defeated the Persians
500 BC - 600 AD
Controlled much of the known world through Alexander the Great's conquests.
322 BC - 185 BC
221 BC - 1912 AD
Many dynasties make up the time line of the Chinese Empire.
Western Roman Empire
27 BC - 476 AD
320 AD - 550 AD
In India. Reigned during the Golden Age of India
Eastern Roman Empire
330 A.D. - 1453 A.D.
Constantine moved the Roman capital east to Constantinople in 330 AD avoiding the invasions that felled Rome in 476 AD. Constantinople thrived until conquered by the Ottoman's in 1453.
481 AD - 1579 AD
Starting with Clovis and continuing through Charlemagne and many more rulers this was the first Christian Monarchy
636 AD - 1099 AD
Found throughout the Middle East, North Africa & Central Asia
Holy Roman Empire
800 AD - 1906 AD
Began with the Pope crowning Charlemagne Holy Roman Emperor in 800 AD on Christmas Day
800 AD - 1550 AD
West African Kingdom
830 AD - 1235 AD
West African Kingdom
1206 AD - 1368 AD
Rose out of east, central Asia to conquer most of Europe, Russia and Central Asia
1375 AD - 1591 AD
West African Empire
1427 AD - 1521 AD
Found in Central Mexico
1438 AD - 1532 AD
Located in western South America in the Andes Mountains.
1469 AD - 1824 AD
Started with the marriage of Ferdinand & Isabella and was clearly established during the Age of Exploration