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1200 Temujin sought to unify Mongols under his leadership

1200

For centuries, the Mongol people had roamed the eastern steppe in loosely organized clans. Temujin was the leader who brought them together. They fought and defeated the rivals one by one.

1206 Temujin accepted the title Genghis Khan

1206

Temujin accepted the title Genghis Khan, or “universal ruler” of the Mongol clans.
Over the next 21 years, Genghis led the Mongols in conquering much of Asia.

1211 invading the northern Jin Empire

1211

After invading the northern Jin Empire in 1211, however, his attention turned to the Islamic region west of Mongolia.

1225 Central Asia was under Mongol Control

1225

The Mongols destroyed one city after another—Utrar, Samarkand, Bukhara—and slaughtered many inhabitants. By 1225, Central Asia was under Mongol control.

1227 Genghis Khan

1227

Genghis Khan died in 1227—not from violence, but from illness. His successors continued to expand his empire. In less than 50 years, the Mongols conquered ter- ritory from China to Poland.

1260 Mongols divided their empire into regions

1260

By 1260, the Mongols had divided their huge empire into four regions, or khanates

1274 Khan sent out great fleets

1274

After conquering China, Kublai Khan tried to extend his rule to Japan. In 1274 and again in 1281, the Great Khan sent huge fleets. against Japan. The Mongols forced Koreans to build, sail, and provide provisions for the boats

1281 Khan sent huge fleets

1281

After conquering China, Kublai Khan tried to extend his rule to Japan. In 1274 and again in 1281, the Great Khan sent huge fleets. against Japan. The Mongols forced Koreans to build, sail, and provide provisions for the boats.

1294 Kublai Khan Died

1294

Kublai Khan died in 1294. After his death, the Yuan Dynasty began to fade. Family members continually argued over who would rule.

india

chandgrupta claims the throne

321 B.C

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

mauryan empire expands

303 B.C

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

chandgruptas son claims the throne

301 B.C

In 301 B.C., Chandragupta’s son assumed the throne. He ruled for 32 years.

asoka became king

269 B.C

Asoka became king of the Mauryan empire in 269B.C

asoka dies

232 B.C

they failed to hold the empire together after Asoka died in 232 B.C.

greeks persians central asians arrived

185 B.C

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

great king of kings

320 A.D

Chandra Gupta I took the title “Great King of Kings” in A.D. 320. His empire included Magadha and the area north of it, with his power base along the

gupta became king

335 A.D

gupta became king in A.D 335

chandra gupta ruled

375 A.D

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 gupta ruled

415 A.D

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

empire ends

535 A.D

Many were overrun by the Hunas or other Central Asian nomads. The Empire ended about 535.

Delhi falls

1398

in 1398 Timur the lame destroyed Delhi.

Europe

Cosimo de Medici wins Florences government

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.

Scholars fled to rome

1453

Third, Christian scholars in Constantinople fled to Rome with Greek manu- scripts when the Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453.

Cosimos De Medici Dies

1464

Cosimo De Medici Dies

Lorenzo De Medici

1469

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