Temujin Unifies the Mongols. They go on to conquer many rivals.
Temujin Renamed to Ghengis Khan
Ghengis Khan means "universal ruler". Temujin changes his name after conquering many of his rivals.
Mongols invade the Jin empire
The Mongols invade the northers Jin Empire. They then turn their attention to the western Islamic region of Mongolia.
Mongols Control Central Asia
The Mongols have control over all of Central Asia. Many of it's inhabitants have been killed.
Ghengis Khan dies
Ghengis Khan dies in 1227. He did not die from violence but from illness.
Mongol Empire splits
The empire splits into 4 khanatas. They are the Khanate of the Great Khan (Mongolia and China), the Khanate of Chagatai (Central Asia), the Ilkhanate (Persia), and the Khanate of the Golden Horde (Russia).
Mongols try to extend the Empire
1274 - 1281
The Mongols try to extend the Empire to Japan in 1274. Then again in 1281.
Kublai Khan dies
Kublai Khan dies. The Yuan dynasty begins to fade.
Invaders in India
Wave after wave of Greeks,
Persians, and Central Asians poured into
Asoka becomes king of the Mauryan Empire
Chandragupta’s son assumed the throne
Chandragupta's son assumes the throne. He ruled for 32 years.
Chandragupta defeated Seleucus
By this time the Mauryan Empire stretched over 2000 miles.
“Great King of Kings”
Chandra Gupta I took the title “Great King of Kings”.
Chandragupta claims the throne
Chandragupta kills the unpopular Nanda King.
Samurai becomes king
Chandra Gupta II's rule
375 - 415
The Empire ends
timur the lame
Timur the lame destroys Delhi.
An 11 year old boy, Babur, inherited the kingdom that is now Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
Babur led an army of 12,000 to defeat an army of over 100,000 soldiers.