Temujin fought and defeated his rivals one by one in. He unified the Mongols under his power.
Temujin becomes known as Genghis khan which means universal ruler of Mongol clans.
Genghis khan led an invasion on the northern Jin Empire
After many conquering s by the Mongols, all of Central Asia was under Mongol control.
Genghis Kahn died in 1227 but not from violence. He died from illness, and after his death the Mongols continued to conquer new land and created the largest unified land in empire history.
The Mongols divided their empire into four different regions. They called these regions Khanates.
Marco Polo traveled by ship to Kublai khan's court. He was the most famous European explorer to visit china.
The great khan sent fleets of ships to fight the Japanese multiple times. However he did not succeed but nearly did.
Kublai khan died in 1294. After his death the Mongol empire began to fade.
Chandragupta gathered an army and killed an unpopular ruler. He then took the throne and the Mauryan empire began
Mauryan empire stretched over 2000 miles and north India was politically involved for the first time.
He ruled for 32 years. He continued to build up the empire.
Asoka takes the throne and takes the empire to its peak. He is the grandson of Chandragupta.
Asoka dies and the empire begins to fall apart even though his policies were so strong.
Outsiders begin to invade northern India and disrupt Indian living.
Chandra Gupta the first gets married. He then accepts the title the great king of kings.
Samudra Gupta becomes king and begins to expand the empire.
Chandra Gupta II becomes emporer.
Chandra Gupta II died.
Central Asian nomads begin attacking the empire. The empire comes to an end.
Timour the lame destroyed Delhi
Barbur led 12,000 troops to
Akbar ruled the Mughals
In 1631, Mumtaz Mahal died at age 39 while giving birth to her 14th child.
Shah Jahan became ill and his four sons fraught to gain the throne
Little is known of Laura except that she died of the plague in 1348
Cosimo de medica was a dictator of Florence at this time. He did not seek political office for himself.
Leonardo davinci lived at this time.
Third, Christian scholars in Constantinople fled to Rome with Greek manuscripts when the Turks conquered Constantinople.
the destructive Hundred Years’ War between France and England ended in 1453, many cities grew rapidly.
Donatello’s statue was created in the late 1460s. It was the first European sculpture of a large, free-standing nude since ancient times.
Lorenzo de Medici comes to power. He is Cosimo's grandson.
Michelangelo Buonarroti lived during this time.
Vittoria Colonna (1492–1547) was born of a noble family.
In 1494, a French king claimed the throne of Naples in southern Italy and launched an invasion through northern Italy.
In 1509, Erasmus wrote his most famous work, The Praise of Folly. This book poked fun at greedy merchants, heartsick lovers, quarrelsome scholars, and pompous priests.
The Prince (1513) by Niccolò Machiavelli was about the imperfect conduct of human beings.