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321 BC

321 BC

Changragupta claimed the throne in about 321 B.C.He did this after he gathered an army and killed the unpopular Nanda King.

303 BC

303 BC

Changragupta claimed the throne in about 321 B.C.He did this after he gathered an army and killed the unpopular Nanda King.

301 BC

301 BC

Changragupta claimed the throne in about 321 B.C.He did this after he gathered an army and killed the unpopular Nanda King.

269 BC

269 BC

Asoka became king of the Maurayan empire. He waged war to expand his empire.

232 BC

232 BC

Asoka died. The empire started to decline.

185 BC

185 BC

Greeks, persians, and central asians poured into Northern India for 500 years starting in 185. These people were fleeing from political instability throughout different parts of Asia

320 AD

320 AD

Chandra Gupta I took the title "great king of kings". He took this title after his marriage.

335 AD

335 AD

Chandra Gupta I's son, Samudra became king. Samudra expanded the empire over his 40 years of conquest.

375 AD

375 AD

Chandra Gupta II's started his rule. He greatly improved the arts,science, and religious thought.

415 AD

415 AD

The end of Chandra Gupta II's rule. New invaders threatened Northern India after his death.

535 AD

535 AD

The end of the Gupta empire. The Gupta Empire broke into small kingdoms before it ended.

1398 AD

1398 AD

Timur the lame destroyed Dehli. The city was devistated for many years after.

1494 AD

1494 AD

Babur inherited a kingdom in the area that is now Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. His elders soon took it away from him.

1526 AD

1526 AD

Babur led a victory. He led 12,000 troops against an army of 100,000, commanded by a sultan of Dehli.

1556 AD

1556 AD

Akbar ruled India from 1556-1605. Akbar was Babur's grandson.

1631 AD

1631 AD

mumtaz mahal died. She was 39 and died during child birth.

1657 AD

1657 AD

Shah Jahan became ill. His four sons scrambled to claim the throne as their own.

1658-1707 AD

1658 AD - 1707 AD

Aurangzeb ruled from 1658-1707. He expanded the mughal Holdings to their greatest size, but e empire also weakened under his rule.

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1434-1464

1434 - 1464

Cosimo de Medici gained control over Florence's governemnt. He ruled for 30 years.

1440

1440

Johann Gutenberg developed a printing press which incorporated a number of technologies in a new way. This process and producing books quick af cheap. John was a craftsman from Mainz.

1452-1519

1452 - 1519

A great man named Leonardo da Vinci lived in this time period. He wrote about his life in 3,500 pages of writings and illustrations.

1453

1453

Christian scholars in constantinople fled to Rome with Greek manuscripts when when the Turks comquered Constantinople. Western scholars studied ancient Latin manuscripts.

1453

1453

The Hundred Years' War ended. The war was between France and England.

1469

1469

Cosimo de Medici gained control over Florence's governemnt. He ruled for 30 years.

1475-1564

1475 - 1564

A renaissance man named Michelangelo buonarroti lived during this time period. He was an excellent poet, painter,sculptor, and architect.

1492-1547

1492 - 1547

Vittoria Colonna was born of a noble family. In 1509, she married the Marquis of Pescara.

1494

1494

A French king claimed the throne of Naples in Southern Italy. He then launched an invasion through Northern Italy. Also A German artist named Alberecht Dürer was famous during this time. He traveled to Italy to study.
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1513

1513

Niccoló Machiavelli wrote a book called the Prince. The prince examines the imperfect conduct of human beings.

1528

1528

Baldassare castiglione wrote a book called The Courtier. The book was about how to become a "renaissance man".