Mongols Timeline by Alicia Jordan

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Temujin

1200 - 1206

Temujin sought to unify the Mongols. He did this by fighting and defeating the rivals.

Temujin exempts "Universal Ruler"

1206

The union excepts the name of Genghis Khan. This also mean "universal ruler" of the Mongols.

Genghis invades the northern Jin Empire

1211

Genghis leads the Mongols into Asia. His goal was to invade China.

Central Asia comes under Mongols control

1225

Genghis launches a campaign of terror across Central Asia due to the murder of Mongol traders. The Mongols destroyed one city after another causing Central Asia to be under the Mongols control.

Genghis Khan dies

1227

Genghis Khan died from illness. After his death, his successors conquered all land from Poland to China. They created the largest unified land in empire history.

Mongols divide land into four regions

1260

They divided the land into regions of Mongolia and China, Central Asia, Persia, and Russia. A descendant if Genghis Khan ruled each region.

Marco Polo arrived at Kublai' Khan's court

1275

Marco Polo and his father and uncle traveled on the silk roads. During their travels they learned several Asia languages. Kublai Khan sent him to various Chinese cities on government missions.

The Great Khan sent huge fleets against Japan

1281

The Mongols forced Koreans to build, sail, and provide provisions for the boats. This was very coastline for the Koreans. The Japanese turned back the fleets.

Kublai Khan dies

1294

The Yuan Dynasty began to fade after his death. Four different Khans took the throne in an 8 year period.

Decameron

1348

Giovanni Boccaccio wrote a series of stories.

Cosimo de Medici

1434 - 1464

Takes control of Florence in 1434 until his death in 1464

Johann Gutenberg

1440

Craftsman from Mainz.

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Leonardo da Vinci's life.

Constantinople

1453

Turks conquer Constantinople.

Hundred Years War Ends

1453

The Hundred Years War ends between France and England.

Perspective

1460

Italian artists rediscover perspective after is was abolished by the medival artists.

Lorenzo de Medici

1469

Take power of Florence after his grandfather Cosimo de Medici dies

Michelangelo Buonarroti

1475 - 1564

Renaissance man, great painter

Vittoria Colonna

1492 - 1547

Her lifetime

Invasion in Northern Italy

1494

a French king claimed the throne of Naples in southern Italy and launched an invasion through northern Italy.

David

1501 - 1504

Michelangelo sculpts David.

Mona Lisa

1504 - 1506

Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa.

The Praise of Folly

1509

Erasmus writes his most famous book.

Utopia

1516

Thomas Moore wrote Utopia.

The Courtier

1528

Baldassare writes a book about how to become a "Renaissance Man"

Flemish Painting

1550

Flemish painting reached its peak due to a painting by Pieter Bruegel.

Elizabethan Age

1558 - 1603

During the reign of Queen Elizabeth.

William Shakespeare

1592

In 1592 he was living in London, writing poems and plays, about to play in the Globe Theatre.