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  • Period: 3000 BCE to 500

    Ancient History

  • 2490 BCE

    The Great Pyramid of Khufu

    The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex, which is located on the outskirts of modern-day Giza in Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, as well as the only one that has been preserved in its entirety.
  • 1303 BCE

    Pharaoh Ramses 2

    Ramesses II was the third pharaoh of Egypt's Nineteenth Dynasty, often known as Ramesses the Great. He is frequently recognised as the greatest, most famous, and most powerful pharaoh of the New Kingdom, which was Ancient Egypt's most powerful time.
  • 1000 BCE

    Julius Caesar

    Gaius Julius Caesar was a general and statesman in the Roman Empire. Caesar, a member of the First Triumvirate, led Roman legions in the Gallic Wars before defeating Pompey in a civil war and ruling the Roman Republic as a dictator from 49 BC to 44 BC.
  • 776 BCE

    The first Ancient Olympic Games

    Although the ancient Games were held in Olympia, Greece, from 776 BC to 393 AD, the Olympics did not return for 1503 years. In 1896, the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, Greece. The notion was given in 1894 by a Frenchman named Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who was responsible for its resuscitation.
  • 563 BCE


    Siddhartha Gautama, often known as Buddha, was a teacher, philosopher, and spiritual leader who is widely regarded as the founder of Buddhism. Between the 6th and 4th centuries B.C., he lived and taught in the region around the modern-day Nepal-India border.
  • 551 BCE


    Confucius is credited as becoming the first Chinese teacher to advocate for universal education and for helping to establish teaching as a profession. He also developed ethical, moral, and social principles that became the foundation of Confucianism, a way of life.
  • 470 BCE


    Sophroniscus, an Athenian stonemason and sculptor, and Phaenarete, a midwife, had a son named Socrates. He probably obtained a minimal Greek education and learnt his father's trade at a young age because he was not from a noble household. Socrates was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is widely regarded as the founder of Western philosophy and the first moral philosopher of the Western ethical tradition.
  • 432 BCE

    The Parthenon

    It was a symbol of Athens' strength, prosperity, and elevated culture when it was built in the 5th century B.C. It was the largest and most opulent temple ever built on the Greek mainland. It is now one of the most well-known structures in the world and a lasting emblem of Ancient Greece.
  • 356 BCE

    Alexander the Great

    Alexander III of Macedon, also known as Alexander the Great, was the monarch of Macedon in ancient Greece. In 356 BC, he was born in Pella, a city in Ancient Greece, as a member of the Argead dynasty.
  • 280 BCE

    Emperor Constantine The Great

    From 306 until 337, Knstantînos (27 February c. 272 – 22 May 337), generally known as Constantine the Great, was the Roman Emperor. He was the son of Flavius Constantius and was born at Naissus, Dacia Mediterranea (today Ni, Serbia) (a Roman army officer born in Dardania who had been one of the four emperors of the Tetrarchy).
  • 221 BCE

    The Great Wall of China

    The Great Wall of China is a system of fortifications designed to protect ancient Chinese kingdoms and Imperial China from numerous nomadic populations from the Eurasian Steppe.
  • 69 BCE


    The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt's final active monarch was Cleopatra VII Philopator. She was a descendant of Ptolemy I Soter, a Macedonian Greek general and companion of Alexander the Great, who founded the Ptolemaic dynasty.
  • 6 BCE

    Jesus Christ

    Jesus was born in Bethlehem about the year 6 B.C. Mary, his mother, was a virgin who was engaged to a carpenter, Joseph. The Immaculate Conception, according to Christians, is how Jesus was born. His ancestors can be traced back to David's house.
  • 72

    The Colosseum

    The Flavian Amphitheater, often known as the Colosseum, is a vast amphitheatre in Rome. It was built as a gift to the Roman people during the reign of the Flavian emperors. Construction of the Colosseum began sometime between A.D. 70 and 72 under the emperor Vespasian.
  • Period: 476 to 1000

    Dark Ages

  • 570


    Muhammad ibn Abdullah was an Arab religious, social, and political figure who is credited with founding Islam as the world religion. He was sent to preach and authenticate the monotheistic teachings of Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets, according to Islamic religion.
  • 800

    The Vikings

    Vikings are the current name for maritime Norse pirates from southern Scandinavia who raided, pirated, traded, and settled throughout Europe from the late eighth to late eleventh century. They travelled throughout the Mediterranean, North Africa, the Middle East, and North America.
  • Period: 1000 to 1500

    High Middle Ages

  • 1028

    William the Conqueror

    William I, usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman monarch of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087. He was a descendant of Rollo and was Duke of Normandy from 1035 onward.
  • 1096

    The Crusades

    The Crusades were a series of religious wars initiated, supported, and sometimes directed by the Latin Church in the medieval period. The best known of these Crusades are those to the Holy Land in the period between 1095 and 1291 that were intended to liberate Jerusalem and its surrounding area from Islamic rule.
  • 1152

    Genghis Khan

    Genghis Khan, born Temüjin, was the founder and first Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of Northeast Asia.
  • 1254

    Marco Polo

    Marco Polo (1254-1324) was a Venetian merchant who travelled across Asia during the Mongol Empire's peak. At the age of 17, he headed off with his father and uncle on an overland journey down what became known as the Silk Road.
  • 1412

    Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc, also known as "The Maid of Orléans" or "The Maid of Lorraine," is a French heroine who was canonised as a saint for her role in the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War. She was born in Domrémy, in the Vosges region of north-east France, to Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée, a peasant family.
  • 1452

    Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath who worked as a painter, draughtsman, engineer, scientist, theorist, sculptor, and architect during the High Renaissance.
  • Period: 1500 to

    Modern History