India Timeline

  • Period: 500 to

    500 B.C to Present day

  • Apr 13, 1000

    Small Kingdoms

    Small Kingdoms
    India was split into small kingdoms until the Muslim invasions around 1000 AD.
  • Apr 14, 1526

    Mughal Empire

    Mughal Empire
    In 1526, the Mughal Empire was established.
  • Taj Mahal

    Taj Mahal
    The Taj Mahal was finished in 1648.
  • Falling Mughal Empire

    Falling Mughal Empire
    The Mughal Empire was in a state of collapse by the 1720s.
  • Indian Rebellion

    Indian Rebellion
    The Indian Rebellion of 1857, which was also called the Indian Mutiny, or the Sepoy Mutiny, was a turning point in the history of Britain in India.
  • Britain Rule

    Britain Rule
    In 1858, Britain established direct rule over most of India.
  • Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    In 1885, the Indian National Congress was formed to gain equal status for Indians.
  • Mohandas Gandhi

    Mohandas Gandhi
    In 1930, Gandhi became leader of the Indian Nationalist Movement.
  • Independence

    India was declared a free and independent nation in 1947 led by Gandhi.
  • Manmohan Singh

    Manmohan Singh
    On 22 May 2009, Manmohan Singh was sworn in as the Prime Minister.