Apr 2, 627
Tang TaizongTang Emperors
The main and most important ruler of the Tang dynasty. Son of Tang Gao Zu, persuaded him to invade the capital of Chang'an, he is considered the co-founder of the Tang. He had great administration and his rules were followed, a period of peace and development. He led the way to the Golden Age in China. His reign ended in 649.
Jul 5, 644
Taizong's military forceNew World Encyclopedia
Taizong established a military campaign against the Korean kingdom of Goguryeo. The Tang military force was defeated by the Goguryeo.
Oct 13, 740
Decline of the TangNew Wolrd Encyclopedia
The Arabs of Khurasan were under the control of the Abbasid empire, had established established themselvers at Ferghana basin and in Sogdiana. Battle of Talas in 751, the Chinese were defeated which forced Tang commander Gao Xianzhi to retreat.
Nov 19, 755
Rebellio on An LushanAnswer
Rebellion in 755 by An Lushan, also weakened the dynasty and increase the rate of the Tang decline. He took his troops in the eastern capital city, Luoyang, and after taking it he proclaimed himself emperor. He then took the city of Chang'an, he was murdered in 757 but the rebellion was not out until 763.
Jun 28, 1115
The Jin DynastyKey events of the SongJurchen from the north establish the Jin Dynasty(1115 - 1234). Gui Kaizhi founder and leader of the Jin, forced the Northern Song out to create a new dynasty that was sort of a branch of the Song Dynasty. That later on falls to Mongol invasions.
Feb 14, 1126
End of Northern SongSong Dynasty key eventsJin troops capture Kaifeng, capital of the Northern Song, and the two emperors Sung Wei Zong and Qin Zong, end the Northern Song dynasty and force them out. Also Mongol invations contributted to the end of Northern Song.
Mar 10, 1127
Southern Song DynastyThe Song Dynasty
The Song was divided into the Northern and Southern Song. The Southern was brought by because of the expansion of the Jin Dynasty. In 1127 the moved south to the Yangtze River and established the capital of Lin'an. Also because of the Mongol invasion.
Nov 21, 1161
Gun powder.Key events in SongThe first time explosives and gun powder is used in a battle. Marked improvement in technology and made them better in war and battle.
Nov 1, 1279
Fall of Song DynastyMain events of the Song. Kublai Khan's armies conquered the Song Dynasty in 1279. The Song Dynasty has fallen after about two decades of war with the Mongols, finally the Mongols succeed and end the Song.
Tang Gao ZuTang Emperors
When the Sui was hurting, he toook advantage of the turmoil and created his own army he used later to overthrow Chang'an. He unified China under the Tang Dynasty by codifying bureaucracy, legal, military, and taxation systems
that brought success to the dynasty. He lost power in 626.
Tang RuizongTang Emperors
Set in the thrown by his mother, Empress Wu, also son of Tang Gaozong. He did'nt do much, he was just a puppet being controlled by his mother. He ruled at seperate places starting in 684-690 and then from 710-712, he took his own brother out of rule. Last emperor of the Tang Dynasy.
Rebellion led by Huang ChaoNew World Encyclopedia
When the Tang was weak and in famine, Huang led series of rebellion or guerrillas on the city of Canton far south all the way to the capital at Chang'an. This event was the final blow on the Tang dynasty and triggered teh decline of it.
Starvation and famineNew World Encyclopedia
The decline of the Tang was also brought because of the disasterous harvest of 873 that brought million of people dying and starving becuse of hunger and famine.
Foundation of Song; Chao K'uang-yinThe Northern and Southern Song Dynasty
The Song Dynasty was founded by a military general that later was made an emperor by his fellow soldiers; Chao K'uang-yin. He founded the dynasty very slowly, not trying to make the same mistakes the earlier dynasty had done. Song dynasty lasted longer because as that he did not try to fight the Khitans to the north, instead he conquered the southern half of China
Tang DynastyTang DynasyBegan when a rebel leader captured Chang'an and proclamaimed the new Tang dysnasy. The main emperor was Tang Taizong, the second emperor, created kingdom of centralized govenment and an ordered society politicaly, socialy and economicly. Fell because of careless leaders that did not pay attention to the society and did not fix problems when they should have. Rebellions from the people weakened the dynasty and regional military commanders gained power.
Period: to Dec 31, 1279
Song DynastySong Dynasty Tang Taizu