geography task

  • 2600 BCE

    Great Pyramid Of Khufu was built

    Khufu was the first emperor to build a pyramid at Giza.
  • 1303 BCE

    Pharaoh Ramses 2 was born

    Pharaoh Ramses the ii was one of the greatest emperors in the 19th Dynasty. He is best known for bringing Egypt into it's golden age.
  • 776 BCE

    First ancient Olympic games

    The first Olympic games were the most important cultural event in ancient Greece. having been held for 293 consecutive olympiads.
  • 563 BCE

    Buddha's birth

    Buddha was a religion founder. The word 'Buddha' means enlightened. The path to enlightenment lay through wisdom.
  • 551 BCE

    Confucius birth

    Confucius was the first teacher in China who wanted to make education broadly available.
  • 470 BCE

    Socrates birth

    Socrates shaped the groundwork for western system of logic and philosophy.
  • 447 BCE

    The Parthenon was built

    The parthenon was the centre of cultural life in ancient Greece. It was a symbol of power and wealth of ancient Athens.
  • 356 BCE

    Birth of Alexander the Great

    King Alexander the Great was one of the greatest military generals in the world. He created an empire that stretched to Eqypt to Greece.
  • 100 BCE

    Julius Caesar was born

    Julius Caesar transformed Rome from a Republic to an Empire.
  • 69 BCE

    Cleopatra was born

    Cleopatra actively influenced Roman politics and became known as the 'femme fatale' in Rome.
  • AD 1

    Jesus birth

    Jesus died to atone the sins of humanity to make humans right with god.
  • 70

    Colosseum built

    The Colosseum s known to be the grandest amphitheatre from the time of the ancient Roman Empire.
  • 272

    Emperor Constantine the Great was born

    Emperor Constantine made christianity the main religion in Rome.
  • 570

    Muhummad was born

    Muhammad was the prophet and founder of Islam.
  • 1028

    William the Conquerer was born

    William the Conquerer is best remembered for leading the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.
  • 1155

    Genghis Khan birth

    Mongol leader, Genghis Khan established the largest land empire in history.
  • 1254

    Marco Polo birth

    Marco Polo wrote descriptions about his travels that gave many Europeans their first look at the civilizations to the east.
  • 1368

    The Great Wall Of China built

    The Great Wall of China established peace for the people in the northern part of China against the Huns.
  • 1412

    Joan of Arc birth

    Joan led the French army to victory at Orléans in 1429
  • 1452

    Leonardo Da Vinci was born

    Leonardo Da Vinci is best known for his art. Two of his artworks even remain amongst the most famous.