A Mongol clan leader named Temujin went to unify the Mongols. He eventually fought and defeated all his enemies
Temujin was granted the name Genghis khan. Also know as "universal leader" of the Mongol clan
The Mongols invaded the Jin empire at this time. But his intention turned into the Islamic region of west Mongolia
Genghis khan died in 1227. He dies from not violence but from an illness. His successors continued to expand his empire. The Mongols Conquered territory from china to Poland
The Mongols halter their western campaign. They turned their attention to Persia
Central Asia was under Mongol control. And they destroyed city after city
The Mongols divided their empire into 4 parts. Called khanates
Invasion of the Japan occurred at this time. Marco pollo visited
Chandragupta claims the throne. He also kills the Nanda king.
Chandragupta moved northwest. He began to battle seleucus one of Alexander's great generals.
The Mauryan empire stretched over 2000 miles. Uniting north India politically.
Chandraguptas son assumed the throne. He ruled for 32 years.
Asoka became king of the Mauryan empire. He tried to expand his empire with war
Asoka died at this time. They failed to holds the empire together.
Greeks, Persians, and central Asians entered northern India. The disrupted Indian society.
Chandra Gupta took the title "great king of kings". A power base along the Ganges river.
Gupta became king. Expanded the empire
Chandra Gupta II ruled. He also strengthened the empire.
Chandra Gupta II ended his ruling at this time. After he expanded his empire.
The Gupta empire ended. It ended after it spit into small kingdoms.
Timur the lame destroyed Delhi. The city was completely devastated
11 year old boy named Babur inherited a kingdom. It was a tiny kingdom and his elders soon took it away
Babur was a brilliant general. He led 12,000 troops.
Baby's grandson Akbar; meaning great who ruled india with Wisdom and tolerance
Mumtaz mahal died at age 39 while giving birth to her 14th child. She got a tomb ordered for her
Shah jhan became ill. His four sons scrambled for the throne
Aurangzeb- 1658 to 1707. He was a master at military and a great builder