Islamic Empires Project

Timeline created by ggriffaton in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Young john othman i founder of the ottoman empire sultan 1299 1326 1st Jan, 1280 Founder of Ottoman Empire born Ottoman EmpireOsman, the founder of the Ottoman Empire, was born.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1295 Ilkhanate becomes Sultanate Persian TimelineGhazan, the Ilkhan, converts to Islam, and the Ilkhanate becomes a sultanate
Ottoman%20empire,%20peak 1st Jan, 1301 Osman the Sultan Ottoman EmpireOsman becomes sultan making the Ottomans a true established empire.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1335 Ilkhanate Disintegration Persian TimelineAbu Said dies and the Ilkhanate disintegrates. After the Ilkhanate, the regional states established during the disintegration of the Ilkhanate raise their own candidates as claimants.
Adrianople 1st Jan, 1366 Ottoman capital changes Islamic EmpiresCapital of Ottoman Empire moved from Bursa to Adrianople.
Safavid shah ismail 1st Jan, 1501 Ismail and the Safavid Empire Safavid EmpireIsmail becomes the shah of Persia.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1501 Safavid Independence Safavid EmpireIn 1501, the Safavid Shahs declared independence when the Ottomans outlawed Shi'a Islam in their territory.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1508 Defeating the Uzbeks and Conquering Baghdad Safavid EmpireIsmail defeats the Uzbeks. Then, conquers what is known as modern day Baghdad.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1510 Ismail conquers Iran Safavid EmpireShah Ismail was proclaimed ruler at the age of 14 or 15, and by 1510 Ismail had conquered the whole of Iran.
Z p05 under 01 1st Jan, 1526 Babur Seizes the Delhi Sultanate Islamic TimelineBabur (Mongolian) seizes the Delhi sultanate and takes control of northern India.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1526 Babur lays Mughal Foundation Mughal EmpireBabur lays foundation of Mughal Empire; wins First Battle of Panipat.
Humayun 1st Jan, 1530 Humayun Mughal Empire TimelineHumayun succeeded his father, Babur. Humayun was the second Mughal Emperor who ruled present day Afghanistan, Pakistan, and parts of northern India from 1530–1540 and again from 1555–1556. Like his father, Babur, he lost his kingdom early, but with Persian aid, he eventually regained an even larger one.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1555 Peace between the Safavids and Ottomans The Ottoman–Safavid War of 1623–1639 was the last of a series of conflicts fought between the Ottoman Empire and Safavid Persia.The Safavids and Ottomans finally declare peace.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1555 Hardships between the Ottoman Empire and the Safavid Empire The Ottoman empire conquers Mesopotamia from the Safavid empire.
Pabae048 mughal emperor akbar 1st Jan, 1556 Abkar and the Mughal dynasty Islamic TimelineAkbar founds the Mughal dynasty in northern India.
Humayun 1st Jan, 1556 Humayun Dies Islamic Empire TimelineHumayun is rumored to have fell on his library steps resulting in his untimely unexpectable death.
Timeline 1st Jan, 1564 Abolition of the Jizya Abkar abolishes Jizya.
P092 shah abbas01 01 Shah Abbas's Powerful Military Force Safavid king Shah Abbas I creates a gunpowder-based military force
P092 shah abbas01 01 Shah Abbas Shah AbbasThe reign of Shah Abbas begins. Shah Abbas I was the first of the Safavid Shahs to establish Persia as a homogeneous state, enforcing, often brutally, adherence to Shi'ism, and imposing Farsi as a unifying language throughout the land.
Isfahan view Isfahan Persian TimelineSafavid king Shah Abbas I moves the capital to Isfahan
350px boston tea party British East India Company Mughal TimelineBritish East India Company is chartered.
Timeline Baghdad Recaptured The Safavids capture Baghdad from the Ottomans. The Ottoman Turks and Safavids fought over the fertile plains of Iraq for more than 150 years. The capture of Baghdad by Ismail I in 1509 was only followed by its loss to the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman I in 1534.
14 jizya Jijya Jijya is re-imposed, Mughal Empire. Under Islamic law, jizya is a per capita tax levied on a section of an Islamic state's non-Muslim citizens, who meet certain criteria.
300px clive Battle of Plassey Battle of Plassey--British victory over Mughal forces in Bengal; British rule in India begins.
Mughal2 Formal End of Mughal Empire East India Company dissolved; rule of India under the British crown--the British Raj--begins with Government of India Act; formal end of Mughal Empire.
Osman 516 Trouble in the Ottoman Empire Ottoman EmpireThe Ottoman Empire is declared bankrupt.
Timespan Dates: Timespan Title: Timespan Description:
1st Jan, 1300
Ottoman Empire Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire Rise and Decline The Ottoman Empire, formed in the early 14th century, was one of the three Islamic Empires. The Empire survived through World War I but immediately disbanded following the war.
1st Jan, 1502
Safavid Empire History of Iran: Safavid Empire The Safavid Empire dates from the rule of Shah Ismail.The Safavid Empire was based in what is today Iran.The state religion was Shi'a Islam. All other religions, and forms of Islam were suppressed.
1st Jan, 1526
Mughal Empire Mughal Empire The word "Mughal" is the Indo-Aryan version of "Mongol." The Mughals retained aspects of Mongal culture. The religion of Moghals was Islam. Under Akbar the Great, the empire grew considerably, and continued to expand until the end of Aurangzeb's rule. Jahangir, the son of Akbar, ruled the empire between 1605 and 1627. Aurangzeb died, and the empire slowly declined.

Reign of Aurangzeb Picture of AurangzebAurangzebReign of Aurangzeb, last great Mughal ruler.