World History timeline

Mongol empire, and India.

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Temujin unites the Mongols

1200

Around 1200, a Mongol clan leader named Temujin sought to unify the Mongols under his leadership.

Temujin becomes Ghengis Kahn

1206

The Mongols control Central Asia

1225

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

Ghengis Kanh dies

1227

Genghis Khan died in 1227—not from violence, but from illness.

The Mongol empire is divided

1260

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

Maroc Polo appears in Kublai Kahn's court

1275

He traveled by caravan on the Silk Roads with his father and uncle, arriving at Kublai Khan’s court around 1275.

Kublai Kahn sends fleets against Japan

1281

1281, the Great Khan sent huge fleets against Japan. The Mongols forced Koreans to build, sail, and provide provisions for the boats, a costly task that almost ruined Korea.

Kublai Kahn's death

1294

Kublai Khan died in 1294.

Ghengis Kanh invades the Ethernet Jin Empire

2011

His first goal was China. After invading the northern Jin Empire in 1211

India

India

"Great king of kings"

320 BC

Chandra Gupta gains title of "Great King of Kings"

Chandragupta defeated Seleucus

303 BC

After several years of fighting, Chandragupta defeated Seleucus

Chandragupta’s son gets throne

301 BC

Chandragupta’s son assumed the throne

Asoka becomes king

269 BC

Asoka dies

232 BC

Asoka dies

Indian melting pot

185 BC

Greeks, Persians, and central Asians pour into northern india

Nanda king killed

320

Chandragupta gathered an army, killed the unpopular Nanda king

King Samudra

335

Samudra Gupta becomes king

Chandra Gupta II ruled

375

Chandra Gupta II ruled

Chandra Gupta II rule ended

415

Chandra Gupta II rule ended

End of Gupta

535

The Gupta empire ends

Timur the Lame destroys Delih

1398

Timur the Lame destroys Delih

Babur inherits Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

1494

Babur becomes Brilliant

1526

Babur was a brilliant general. In 1526, for example, he led 12,000 troops to

Europe

Cosimo de Medici dictates Florence

1434 - 1464

Cosimo de Medici was the wealthiest European of his time. In 1434, he won control of Florence’s government.

Turks conquere Constantinople

1453

Turks conquere Constantinople

Lorenzo de Medici comes to power

1469

Lorenzo de Medici came to power

Ezio Becomes an assassin

1476

'Nuff said

Baldassare Castiglione writes The Courtier

1528

Baldassare Castiglione writes the courtier