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Chandragupta Maurya founds the Mauryan empire

321 BC - 181 BC

Mauryan empire is expanded more that 2000 miles

303 BC

Chandragupta's song gains the throne

301 BC

Asoka becomes the king

269 BC

Asoka dies and the empire cannot hold together

232 BC

Greeks and Persians pour into India

185 BC

Many Persians and Greeks come into India introducing new languages and ideas

Chandra Gupta gains title of "Great King if Kings"

320 AD

Samudra Gupta takes the throne

335 AD

Chandra Gupta 11 takes throne

375 AD

Chandragupta 11's death

415 AD

The end of the Gupta empire

535 AD

Kaun Unifies the Mongols

1200

Genghis Khan is named "Universal Ruler"

1206

Genghis Khan conquers Northern Jin

1211

Centralized Asia falls under Mongol control

1227

Mongol territory is divided into four

1260

Marco Polo beings to travel Asia as part of Kublai kans political missions

1275

Kublai kan attempts to conquer Japan

1281

Kublai kan dies and the yuan dynasty deteriorates

1294

Timur the Lame destroyed Delhi

1398

Babur inherits Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

1494

Babur led 12,000 troops to victory against a 100,000 man army

1526

Babur's grandson, Akbar, ruled with wisdom and tolerance

1556 - 1605

Mumtaz mahal dies at age 39

1631

shah Jahan became ill and Aurangzeb took the throne

1657

Aurangzeb's reign

1658 - 1701