anichet china

  • 1600 BCE

    king jie of xia

    King Jie (Chinese: 桀; traditionally 1728–1675 BC) was the 17th and last ruler of the Xia dynasty of China. He is traditionally regarded as a tyrant and ...
  • 1066 BCE

    the crossbow is used for the first time in battle

    They were used at the battle of Hastings in 1066 and had by the 12th century become a common battlefield weapon. The earliest remains of a European crossbow to date were found at Lake Paladru and has been dated to the 11th century. Crossbows are not mentioned in Byzantine sources until the 11th century.
  • 1045 BCE

    zhou dynasty

    The zhou dyansty has ben ruled for 1045 to 256
  • 770 BCE

    life of confucius

    Life of Confucius. Confucius was born near the end of an era known in Chinese history as the
  • 722 BCE

    sun tzu, the auther of the art of war is born

    Sun Tzu was born in 544 BCE, during the late Spring and Autumn Period of the Zhou Dynasty (722-481 BCE).
  • 690 BCE

    reign of empress wu

    Wu Zhao (624–705), also known as Empress Wu Zetian, was the first and only woman emperor of China. With her exceptional intelligence, extraordinary competence in politics, and inordinate ambition, she ruled as the “Holy and Divine Emperor” of the Second Zhou Dynasty (690–705) for fifteen years.
  • 655 BCE

    reign of empress wang

    Empress Wang (628? – between 16 November–3 December 655) was an empress of the Chinese Tang Dynasty.
  • 476 BCE

    warring states period

    The Warring States Period lasted 254 years. The Warring States Period started from 475 BC and ended in 221 BC. It was the last period of the Zhou Dynasty (1046–2
  • 246 BCE

    the terracotta army

    The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a f
  • 230 BCE

    qin dynasty

    Feizi was the founder of the Qin Dynasty.
  • 206 BCE

    Han dynasty

    The Han Dynasty was the longest dynasty in the last 2,200 years
  • 202 BCE

    reigh of liu bang

    He established the Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD) that lasted for over 400 years
  • 105 BCE

    invention of paper

    About 2,000 years ago, inventors in China took communication to the next level, crafting cloth sheets to record their drawings and writings. And paper, as we know it today, was born! Paper was first made in Lei-Yang, China by Ts'ai Lun, a Chinese court official.
  • 141

    reigh of wudi

    Wudi, Wade-Giles romanizationWu-ti, original name Liu Che,
  • shang dyasty

    Qin Dynasty sometimes called yin dynasty.