A Mongol clan leader who's name is Temujin sought to unify the Mongols under his leadership. He fought also and defeated all of his rivals one by one
Temujin accepted the title Genghis Khan in 1206. This is also known as “universal ruler” of the Mongol clan.
After they invaded the northern Jin Empire, Genghis's attention turned to the Islamic region that was west of Mongolia. He was angry by the murders and launched a campaign of terror across central Asia.
Central Asia was under Mongol control. They kept conquering more and more land until they had total control.
In 1227 Ganghis died. He didn't die from voilence though, he died from an illness. After his death his successors continued to expand the empire.
In 1260 the Mongols had divided their large empire into four seperate regions.These regions are also known as khanates.
In 1275 Marco Polo arrived at khans's court. He learned several Asian languages while traveling, and Kublai Khan sent Polo to other Chinese cities on government missions.
The great Khan sent large groups against Japan. The mongols made the Koreans build and provide provisions for the boats.
In 1294, Kublai Khan died. after his death the Yuan Dynasty began to fade and decline. Kublai's family members couldn't figure out who should rule next, and in the following 8 years, 4 different Khans ruled.
In 321 BC Chandragupta gathered an army and killed the unpopular Nanda king which lead to him claiming the throne.
After years of fighting, Chandragupta defeated Seleucus. By 303, the Mauryan Empire stretched its empire more than 2000 miles.
In3 01 BC Chandragupta's son took the throne. He then ruled for two years.
The grandson of Chandagupta becomes king in 269 BC. He waged war and expanded the empire.
Asoka failed to hold the empire together and died in 232 BC.
Greeks, Persians, and Central Asians poured into northern India. These invaders disrupted the Indian society.
After Chandragupta got married he took the title "Great Kings of Kings" in 320 AD
Samudra became king in 335 AD. He expanded the empire through 40 years of conquest.
ChandraGupta the second ruled from 375-415. He strengthened the empire through peaceful means.
The Gupta empire broke into small kingdoms. Many overrun by the Hunas or central Asian nomads. The empire fell in 535.
Timur the Lame destroyed Delhi in 1398
An 11year old boy named Babur inherited a kingdom in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
In 1526 Babur led 12,000 troops in a victory against an army of 100,000 troops.
Babur's grandson ruled India with wisdom and tolerance for 49 years.
Mumtaz Muhal died when she 39 while giving birth to her 24th child.
Shah Jahan becomes Ill in 1657. The his four sons scrambled for the throne.
Aurangzeb, the third son of Shah Jahan became Emporer . He was a master at military strategy and aggressive empire building
The plague killed Laura in 1348
Medici won control of Florence's government in 1434. In 1464 he died but his family continued to control it.
in 1440 a craftsmen from Mainz, johann Gutenberg developed a printing press
France and England's hindered year war ended at this time.
The Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453
Donatello's statue was created
In 1469 Lorenzo de Medici came to power
vittoria colonna, a writer born in a bible family was born in 1492 and died in 1546
albrecht dürer traveled to Italy to study in 1494
in 1509 Erasmus wrote his most famous work, the praise of folly.
the prince niccoló Machiavelli examines the imperfect conduct of human beings
in 1516 Thomas more wrote the book utopia
Baldassare Castiglione wrote a book called the cortier
Flemish pianting reached its peak after 1550 with the work of Pieter Bruegel the elder.
queen elizabeth reigned from 1558 to 1603
by 1592 William Shakespeare was living in London and writing many poems and plays to perform at the globe theater