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Kaun unifys the Mongols

1200

A Mongol leader, Temujin unified the Mongols. He fought and defeated his rivals one by one.

Genghis Khan

1206

Temujin new title is Genghis Khan, which means “universal ruler” of the Mongol clan.

Genghis Invades the North

1211

Genghis invades Jin Empire, this lead to more attention to Islamic region west of Mongolia.

Mongols under control

1225

The Mongols took over Central Asia.

The death of Genghis Khan

1227

Genghis Khan died in 1227 from an illness. His successor continued to make the empire grow

Empire divide

1260

The Mongols divided there empire into 4 regions. A descendant of Genghis ruled each empire region.

Marco Polo

1275

Marco Polo traveled the Silk Roads with his uncle and brother. They arrived at Kublai Khan’s court in 1275

Great Khan

1281

Great Khan sent fleets against Japan. Each time this happened the Japanese turned back the Mongol fleets.

Kublai Khan death

1294

The Yuan Dynasty was overthrown and began to fade after Kublai khan's death.

India

Waves

185

More and more people started to enter india.Greeks,
Persians, and Central Asians all entered.

Asoka

232

Asoka died in 232. The empire failed and could no longer hold itself

Asoka

269

Asoka became king of the empire. He followed Chandragupta’s ways.

Chandragupta’s son

301

Chandragupta’s son took the throne. He ruled for about 32 years until Chandragupta’s son came along.

Mauryan Empire

303

Mauryan Empire stretched to over 2,000 miles.

Gupta

320

Gupta took the title of Great King of Kings after his marriage

Chandragupta

321

Chandragupta to the throne and killed the king. This is when the Mauryan Empire began.

Gupta

355

Chandra Gupta II

375 - 415

The rule of Chandra Gupta II lasted from 375 to 415.

Ending

535

The empire ended. The Huns and other central Asian nomads invaded.

Delhi

1398

Timer and lame destroyed Delhi

Timur destroys Delhi

1398

Timur the lamb destroys Delhi. But was eventually rebuilt

Babur inherited a kingdom

1494

Babur

1494

Babur inherited a kingdom in the area that is now Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

Genral leader

1526

Babur was the general.he led 12,000 troops went against an army

Babur built an army

1526

Babur was a brilliant general.he led 12,000 troops to a battle were he was out maned and he won

Akbar

1556 - 1605

Akbar stared ruling India. He lasted from 1556 to 1605.

Babur's grandson

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. Akbar recognized military power as the root of his strength.

Mumtaz Mahal

1613

Mumtaz Mahal died at age 39 while giving birth to her 14th child. To enshrine his wife’s memory, he ordered that a tomb be built “as beautiful as she was beautiful.” Fine white marble and fabulous jewels were gathered from many parts of Asia.

Mumtaz Mahal

1631

Mumtaz Mahal died at age 39 when she was giving birth

Shah Jahan

1657

Shah Jahan became ill I. 1657. His sons fought for the throne

Shah Jahan became ill

1657

All was not well in the royal court either. When Shah Jahun became ill in 1657, his four sons scrambled for the throne. The third son, Aurangzeb

Mughal empire

1658 - 1707

Aurangzeb took the throne an ruled the Mughal empire

Aurangzeb’s Reign

1658 - 1707

A master at military building and an aggressive empire. When he ruled, he expanded the Mughal holdings to their greatest size.

Europe

Laura

1348

Laura was expected to die from the plague

Cosimo de Medici

1434 - 1464

Cosimo de Medici ruled Florence Italy, then died in 1464.

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Leonardo da Vinci was a talented man and died in 1519

Turks

1453

Christian scholars in Constantinople fled to Rome with Greek manu- scripts when the Turks conquered Constantinople

Donatello’s statue

1460

Donatello’s statue was created of a boy.

Lorenzo de Medici

1469

Lorenzo de Medici, grandson of Cosimo de Medici started ruling.

Michelangelo Buonarroti

1475 - 1564

A Renaissance man that was very intelligent and talented

Baldassare Castiglione

1528

Baldassare Castiglione wrote a book called The Courtier.