The Three Chinese Philosophies

By meghaen
  • 233

    Hanfeizi's death

    Hanfeizi, dies in the year of 233 B.C.E but his teaching were kept alive by the first Qin ruler.
  • 500

    Daoism begins

    At about age ninty, Laozi decides to leave China because of the goverment. A soilder asks him to write down his thoughts. He writes the Dao de Jing.
  • 500

    A new religon

    Daoism becomes a popular religon.
  • 551

    Confucius' birth

    The founder of Confucianism, Confucius, is born in the state of Lu in 551 B.C.E. during the Zhou dynasty.
  • Confucius' death

    The founder of Confucianism, Confucius, dies at the age of 72. His knowlegde and sayings were recoreded in a book called the Analects.
  • The birth of Hanfeizi

    Hanfeizi, the fouder of Legalism and the third main Chinese Philosopher, was born in the year 280 B.C.E.