The Great Wall of China

Timeline created by smarshall2
In History
  • 214

    Qin Shi Huangdi decides to join exsisting border walls to form a united defence against the Mongols

    Qin Shi Huangdi decides to join exsisting border walls to form a united defence against the Mongols
  • 581

    Seperate Dynasties rebuild the wall

  • Mar 22nd, 0907

    Song Dynasty lets the wall crumble without repairing it, Mongols invade

  • Mar 22nd, 1368

    Ming Dynasty comes into power - major renovation takes place, spanning 200 years, wall is strengthened once more

  • Ming Dynasty overthrown

    Ming Dynasty overthrown
  • Chairman Mao's attempt to revolutionise china required that stone be taken from the Great Wall for other construction

  • Chairman Mao ordered restoration of the Wall

  • Deng Xiaoping says - "Let us love our China and restore our Great Wall!"

  • Rebuilding of the Great Wall Started

    Rebuilding of the Great Wall Started
  • Period:
    207
    to
    221

    Qin Dynasty Great Wall Construction

  • Period:
    221
    to
    Mar 16th, 0777

    Time of the Warring States - minor walls created around borders

  • Period:
    581
    to
    Mar 22nd, 0617

    The Sui dynasty builds and repairs great Wall

  • Period: to

    A time of revolt, international war - wall suffers badly from damage and neglect, and much of it collapses