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Temijian

1200

Temjian fights for power over the Mongols.

Genghis Khan

1206

Temjian accepts the name Genghis Khan or universal ruler of the Mongolian clans.

Invasion of the Jin Empire

1211

Genghis Khan invades the northern Jin empire.

Mongols control Asia

1225

Central Asia was attacked and is now under mongol rule.

Genghis Khan's Death

1227

Genghis Khan died

Kublai Khan

1260

The Mongols divided their empire and kublai came to power

Japan

1275

Kublai tried to conquer Japan but failed

Japan 2

1281

He tried to invade japan again but failed... Again

India

Nanda king dies

321 BC

Chandragupta gathered an army, killed the unpopular Nanda king, and in about 321 B.C. claimed the throne. This began the Mauryan Empire.

Mauryan empire

303 BC

By 303 B.C., the Mauryan Empire stretched more than 2,000

Chandragupta's son

301 BC

In 301 B.C., Chandragupta’s son assumed the throne.

Asoka

269 BC

Asoka Dies

232 BC

Asoka died in 232 B.C.

India

185 BC

For 500 years, beginning about
185 B.C., wave after wave of Greeks,
Persians, and Central Asians poured into
northern India.

Chandra Gupta

320

After his marriage, Chandra Gupta I took the title “Great King of Kings” in A.D. 320.

Sumadra Gupta

335

Chandra Gupta II

375

Chandra Gupta II also strengthened his empire through peaceful means by negotiating diplomatic and marriage alliances. He ruled from A.D. 375 to 415.

Chandra ends reign

415

Chandra Gupta II also strengthened his empire through peaceful means by negotiating diplomatic and marriage alliances. He ruled from A.D. 375 to 415.

The Gupta Empire ends

535

The Gupta Empire broke into small king- doms. Many were overrun by the Hunas or other Central Asian nomads. The Empire ended about 535.

Timur the lame

1398

Babur

1494

Babur defeats Delhi

1526

Babur was a brilliant general. In 1526, for example, he led 12,000 troops to

Akbar

1556 - 1605

Babur’s grandson was called Akbar, which means “Great.” Akbar cer- tainly lived up to his name, ruling India with wisdom and tolerance from 1556 to 1605

Mum tax Mahal

1631

In 1631, Mumtaz Mahal died at age 39 while giving birth to her 14th child.

Shah becomes ill

1657

When Shah Jahan became ill in 1657, his four sons scrambled for the throne.

Aurangzeb rules

1658 - 1707

Europe

laura

1348

Little is known of Laura except that she died of the plague in 1348.

cosimo de medici

1434 - 1461

Cosimo de Medici was the wealthiest European of his time. In 1434, he won control of Florence’s government. He did not seek political office for himself, but influenced members of the ruling council by giving them loans. For 30 years, he was dictator of Florence.
Cosimo de Medici died in 1464, but his family continued to control Florence.

printing press

1440

Around 1440 Johann Gutenberg, a craftsman from Mainz, Germany, devel- oped a printing press that incorporated a number of technologies in a new way

leonardo da vinci

1452 - 1519

leonardo da vinci life time

100 year war

1453

When the destructive Hundred Years’ War between France and England ended

turks conqure

1453

Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453.

donatello

1460 - 1470

Donatello created a sculpture of a boy named david according the bible

lorenzo de medici

1469

His grandson, Lorenzo de Medici, came to power in 1469.

michalangelo b.

1475 - 1564

Michelangelo Buonarroti life time

vittoria colonna

1492 - 1547

Vittoria Colonna (1492–1547) was born of a noble family.

french king

1494

In 1494, a French king claimed the throne of Naples in southern Italy and launched an invasion through northern Italy.

erasmus

1509

Erasmus wrote his most famous work

niccolò machiavelli

1513

The Prince (1513) by Niccolò Machiavelli examens the imperfect conduct of humans

thomas moor

1516

thomos moor wrote the book utopia

baldassare

1528

Baldassare Castiglione wrote a book

flemish painting

1550

flemish painting reached its peak

QEI

1558 - 1603

queen elizabeth I reigned

william shakespear

1592

william shakespearwas living in london