Khmer Empire

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  • Jan 1, 889

    First capital established in the Khmer Empire

    First capital established in the Khmer Empire
    Yasovarman I becomes king and makes the new capital Yasodharapura
  • Jan 1, 1002

    Civil War in the Empire

    Civil War in the Empire
    Rival leaders battle over who will be the next King of the empire
  • Oct 31, 1117

    Champa Invade

    Champa Invade
    The Champa (Vietnam) invade Angkor, the capital, and loot the city. They also burned parts of the region.
  • Jan 1, 1181

    King Jayavarman VII becomes ruler

    King Jayavarman takes control and drives out the Chams. He also devolps the road system and builds many hospitals. Buddhism is the made religion.
  • Oct 31, 1200

    A new Capital

    A new Capital
    King Jayavarman VII buildsa new capital, Angkor Thom, and moves there.
  • Oct 31, 1431

    Thais attack Angkor

    The neighbouring Thais invade Angkor
  • Oct 31, 1432

    The Khmer abandon Angkor

    The Khmer abandon Angkor
    The Khmer people abandon Angkor and over the years the jungle has grown over the site so it is unable to find.
  • Dec 27, 1440

    Capital Relocate

    Capital Relocate
    The Khmer move their capital to Phenom Penh
  • Period:
    May 1, 802
    to
    Jan 1, 850

    King Jayarvarman II comes into power.

    King Jayavarman II comes into power of the Khmer empire
  • Period:
    Oct 29, 802
    to

    The Start and End of the Khmer Empire

  • Period:
    Oct 1, 961
    to
    Nov 1, 1113

    Angkor Wat is built

  • Period:
    Aug 29, 1181
    to
    Mar 26, 1219

    The Khmer Empire Expands

    King Jayavarman VII defeats the Chams and occupies present day Laos, Thailand and Burma
  • Period:
    Aug 22, 1243
    to
    Nov 28, 1298

    King Jayavarman VIII comes into power

    King Jayavarman VIII gains power over the Khmer empire. His biggest act was to renounce Buddhism and destroy all the temples and icons dedicated the religion.