Period: 200 to Apr 25, 600
China B.C.Ethis time line is B.C.E so all of this is backwards.
Hanfeizi DiesAt the end of the warring states they started to use the ways of legalism.
Period: 233 to 280
Hafeizi's lifeHe was the founder of legalism. ahis teachings were that there should be strict ruels and harsh punshiments. Also the rulers were backed up by military.
Hanfeizi is bornHanfeizi was part of a royal family.He was a prince. He was also alive during the warring states period.
Laozi DiesNo one is sure of his birth or death. But people belive that others kept adding on to his teachings after he died.
Period: 450 to 500
Laozi's lifeLaozi is the founder of daoism. He belives that the rulers should be lose and let the people solve there own problems.
Confucius diesAfter his death his students collected his teachings in a book called "The Analects".
Period: 479 to 551
Confucius's lifeHe taught that they should respect there elders and live peacefully.
Laozi is born (no one is sure of his birthday this is an estimate)Old stories tell us that he started writeing the De Jing.
Confucius is born 551He was born in the small state of Lu In eastern China.His state was invaded manytimes