Temujin Unifies the Mongols. They go on to conquer many rivals.
Ghengis Khan means "universal ruler". Temujin changes his name after conquering many of his rivals.
The Mongols invade the northers Jin Empire. They then turn their attention to the western Islamic region of Mongolia.
The Mongols have control over all of Central Asia. Many of it's inhabitants have been killed.
Ghengis Khan dies in 1227. He did not die from violence but from illness.
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).
The Mongols try to extend the Empire to Japan in 1274. Then again in 1281.
Kublai Khan dies. The Yuan dynasty begins to fade.
Wave after wave of Greeks,
Persians, and Central Asians poured into
Chandragupta's son assumes the throne. He ruled for 32 years.
By this time the Mauryan Empire stretched over 2000 miles.
Chandra Gupta I took the title “Great King of Kings”.
Chandragupta kills the unpopular Nanda King.
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.
Akbar rules India from 1556 to 1605.
His Four sons scramble for the throne.
Aurangzeb rules from this time.
Cosimo de Medici is dictator of Florence
Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453
Lorenzo de Medici came to power
Baldassare Castiglione wrote The Courtier