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temujin unites the Mongols

1200 - 1206

Temujin takes the Name Genghis Khan

1206 - 1211

Defeat the northern Jin Empire

1211 - 1225

Central Asia under Mongol control

1225 - 1227

Genghis Khan dies

1227 - 1260

Kublai Khan takes the name Great Khan

1260 - 1281

Tried to extend to Japan

1275

Tried to extend to Japan

1281

Kublai Khan dies

1299

India

Chandragupta claims the throne

321 BC - 303 BC

Chandragupta gathered an army, killed the unpopular Nanda king, and in about 321 B.C. claimed the throne

Politically United

303 BC - 301 BC

By 303 B.C., the Mauryan Empire stretched more than 2,000

Son takes the throne

301 BC - 269 BC

In 301 B.C., Chandragupta’s son assumed the throne. He ruled for 32 years.

Asoka becomes king

269 BC - 232 BC

Death of Asoka

232 BC - 185 BC

Noble as his policies of toleration and nonviolence were, they failed to hold the empire together after Asoka died in 232 B.C.

Foreigners In India

185 BC - 320 AD

For 500 years, beginning about
185 B.C., wave after wave of Greeks,
Persians, and Central Asians poured into
northern India.

Great King of Kings

320 AD - 335 AD

After his marriage, Chandra Gupta I took the title “Great King of Kings” in A.D. 320

Samudra Gupta

335 AD - 375 AD

His son Samudra Gupta became king in 335 AD

Chandra Gupta II becomes emperor

375 AD - 415 AD

Chandra Gupta II reign ends

415

Empire ends

535 AD

Mughal India

delhi sultanate

1398 - 1494

Timur virtually destroyed the delhi sultanate but it was able to recover. It existed for over a century after that.

Babur inherits

1494 - 1526

Babur inherits the kingdom. He was eleven years of age when this happened.

Timur the destroyer

1526 - 1556

Timur destroys the Delhi sultanate again. Established the Mughal Empire.

classic period

1556 - 1605

During the reign of Akbar. Great expansion happened for the empire. The empire was very strong

Taj Mahal

1631 - 1657

Height of empires glory. Tomb was built to honor empress.

Auranzeb

1657 - 1658

Auranzeb is an awful ruler. The last ruler of Mughal Empire.

Goodbye Auranzeb

1658 - 1707

Auranzebs reign ends, thankfully. Mughal empire ends

Renaissance

Cosmo de Medici

1434 - 1464

Wealthy man in Europe. He was born in Italy