Timeline of Songhai

Timeline created by nicoledegrenier
In History
  • Mar 29, 800

    Creation of Gao

    Creation of Gao
    Built the city of Gao
  • Mar 29, 1000

    Gao becomes the capital

    Dia (king) kossoi converts Gao to capital of empire
  • Mar 29, 1010

    Converts empire to Islam

    Dia Kossio converted empire to Islam
  • Mar 29, 1335

    Sunni or Shi

    Sunni or Shi
    Dia kings are replaced by new leaders whose title was Sunni or Shi
  • Mar 29, 1340

    Songhai Empire becomes free

    Songhai Empire becomes free
    While the Mali empire was on decline in 1340, the songhai freed themselves and gained independence
  • Mar 29, 1400

    Senegal founded

    Senegal founded
    Wolof empire founded (present day senegal)
  • Mar 29, 1420

    Explore the west coast of Africa

    Explore the west coast of Africa
    Portuguese sailors explore the west coast of Africa
  • Mar 29, 1510

    Slavery in the Atlantic

    Slavery in the Atlantic
    Start of Atlantic slave trade
  • Mar 29, 1562

    Slavery in Africa

    Slavery in Africa
    Britian begins its slave trade in Africa
  • Morrocans take control

    Songhai defeated by morroco
  • Period:
    Mar 29, 800
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    Timeline of Songhai