Mongol Timeline


Temijan fights for power


Temijan fights for power over the mongol hoards. He fought and defeated al of his rivals

Genghis khan


Temijan becomes Genghis khan. He is now called the "universal ruler" of the Mongol empire

Invades Jin empire


Genghis khan invades the northern Chinese empire of Jin. After this conquest, he changes his mind and attacks the muslim countries in the west

Central Asia


Genghis launched a campaign of terror across Central Asia. The Mongols destroyed one city after another by 1225 Central Asia was under Mongol control

Genghis Kahn dies


Genghis Kahn dies from illness. However his successors continued to expand the empire in just 50 years they had conquered territory in china and Poland

Mongols divide empire


By 1260, the Mongols had divided their huge empire into four regions, or khanates. The khanates were Mongolia and china, Central Asia, Persia and Russia

Marco Polo in Kublai Khan’s court


Marco Polo traveled by caravan on the Silk Roads with his father and uncle, arriving at Kublai Khan’s court around 1275. Marco Polo had learned many Asian languages d was sent by Kublai Kahn to china on many governmental missions

Mongols attempt to conquer Japan


In 1281 the great Kahn sent huge fleets to Japan for a second time. In this they almost ruined Korea but the Japanese turned them back both attempts

Kublai Kahn died


Kublai Kahn died in 1294 after his death the Yuan Dynasty began to fade and the family argued over who would rule n eight years four khans took the throne

India timeline

The empire ended

535 B.C

In 535 the empire ended the small kingdoms were over run by Hunas and central Asian nomads thus ending the empire

Chandra Gupta II rule came to an end

415 B.C

In 415 Chandra Gupta II rule came to an end throughout his rule he had peacefully strengthened his empire

Chandra Gupta II became king

375 B.C

He strengthened his empire through peaceful means such as negotiating diplomatic and marriage alliances

Smudra Gupta became king

335 B.C

Smudra Gupta became king in 335 he loved the arts although he had a warlike side to him he greatly expanded the empire through warfare

Chandragupta takes the throne

321 B.C

In 321 Chandragupta got together an army and killed the unpopular Nanda King. He took the throne and started the Mauryan Empire.

Chandra Gupta I took the title “Great King of Kings”

320 B.C

In the year 320 Chandra Gupta I took the title “Great King of Kings” he ruled from Magadha and the area north of it

Mauryan Empire politically unites northern India

303 B.C

By 303 the Mauryan Empire had span over 2000 miles and for the first time united northern India politically

Chandragupta’s son assumed the throne

301 B.C

In 301 Chandragupta’s son assumed the throne. He ruled the Mauryan empire for 32 years after him Chandragupta's grandson brought the empire to new heights

Asoka became king of the Mauryan empire

269 B.C.

In 269 Asoka Chandragupta's grandson became ruler of the Mauryan empire he followed in his grandfathers steps and brought the empire to new heights

Asoka died

232 B.C

In 232 BC Asoka died after this they failed to hold the empire together and Mauryan empire fell apart

For 500 years northern India was under Greek Persian controll

185 B.C

Starting in 185 for 500 years waves of Greek Persian and central Asian invaders disrupted life in northern India

Timur the Lame destroyed Delhi


An 11 year old boy named Babur inherited a kingdom


Babur inherited a kingdom in modern day Uzbekistan and Tajikistan he built an army and swept down India and laid the foundation for the Mughal empire

Babur lead his troops to victory in Delhi


He lead his 12000 to victory against an army of 1000000 in Delhi

Akbar ruled through peace and wisdom

1556 - 1605

Babur his grandson Akbar lead India through peace and wisdom from 1556 to 1605

Mumtaz died


Mumtaz Mahal died at age 39 while giving birth to her 14 child

Jahan became ill


Jahan became ill and his four sons scrambled for the throne

Arurangzeb ruled

1658 - 1707

He expanded the empire to its greatest size through war but the empire also weakened during his reign


Francesco Petrarch died


In 1348 The poet who wrote about a mysterious woman Laura died

Cosimo de Medici controls Florence

1434 - 1464

In 1434 Cosimo de Medici the wealthiest European took control of Florence he died in 1464

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks and life are mysterious. Some 3,500 pages closely covered with writings and drawings survive. His-writing is clear and easy to read, but only if you look at it in a mirror. No one-knows why he wrote backwards.

War between France and England ended


The war between France and England ended and many cities grew rapidly

Turks conquered Constantinople


In 1453 the Turks conquered Constantinople when this happened scholars fled to Rome

Donatello’s statue was created

1465 - 1470

It was the first European sculpture of a large, free-standing nude since ancient times

Lorenzo de Medici came to power


In Cosimo de Medici's grandson Lorenzo di Medici came to power he ruled as a dictator but kept up the appearance of havering an elected government

Michelangelo Buonarroti

1475 - 1564

Like Leonardo, Michelangelo was a Renaissance man.
He excelled as a painter, sculptor, architect, and poet.

Vittoria Colonna lived

1492 - 1547

She was born into a noble family in 1492 and got married in 1509

French king claimed the throne of Naples


French king claimed the throne of Naples in southern Italy and invaded the rest of Italy

Niccolò Machiavelli wrote the prince


The prince is a political guidebook written by Niccolò Machiavelli in 1513

Baldassare Castiglione wrote the book the courtier


Baldassare Castiglione wrote the book the courtier that thought how to become such a person

Flemish painting reached its peak


In 1550 Flemish painting reached its peak