History Week 3

  • Period: 2550 BCE to

    History Week 3

  • 2490 BCE

    The great Pyramid of Khufu

    The Great Pyramid of Khufu was built from 2550 to 2490 B.C. The pyramid was built by Pharaohs Khufu and it is the tallest of the pyramids of Giza
  • 1732 BCE

    George Washington

    George Washington (1732-99) was commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83) and served two terms as the first U.S. president, from 1789 to 1797.
  • 1638 BCE

    Louis 14, the Sun King

    Louis 14 (1638-1715) reigned over France and was known as the Sun King, his rule lasted for 72 years, longer than that of any other known European sovereign.
  • 1279 BCE

    Ramses II

    Ramses II (1279-1213 BC) was a very important leader his exploits at the Battle of Kadesh, his architectural legacy, and for bringing Egypt into its golden age.
  • 833 BCE


    Buddha is thought to have died 833 BCE and, described as the founder of buddhism.
  • 776 BCE

    The first Ancient Olympic Games

    The first Ancient Olympic Games 776 B.C, A cook won the race.
  • 700 BCE

    The Great Wall of China

    The Great Wall was built during the Ming dynasty, over a period of around 200 years possibly starting during the 7th century BC
  • 551 BCE


    Confucius is known for being the first teacher who wanted to make education widely available, he introduced moral standards and these formed the basis of a way of life known as Confucianism. Birth 551 BC, Death 479 BC.
  • 470 BCE

    Socrates of Athens

    Socrates of Athens (c. 470/469-399 BCE) is among the most famous figures in world history for his contributions to the development of ancient Greek philosophy
  • 447 BCE

    Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens

    The Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens was built between 447 and 438 BC as a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena Parthenos.
  • 336 BCE

    Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great is thought to be as one of the world's greatest military generals, he created a vast empire that stretched from Macedonia to Egypt and from Greece to part of India.
  • 51 BCE


    While queen of Egypt (51–30 BCE), Cleopatra actively influenced Roman politics at a crucial period of time and was especially known for her relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony.
  • 1451

    Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus, 1451 20 May 1506, he made 4 trips around the Atlantic ocean which would have been Difficult in his time, he was determined to find a water route from Europe to Asia but never did. He instead found what was later named the Americas.
  • 1452

    Leonardo da Vinci

    Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), was a great artist, inventor and thinker.
  • 1475


    March 6, 1475, February 18, 1564 renaissance artist of many mediums who heavily influenced western art.
  • 1480

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan (c. 1480-1521), accidentally became the first European to cross the pacific ocean.
  • 1558

    Queen Elizabeth I

    Queen Elizabeth I claimed the throne in 1558 at the age of 25 and held it until her death 44 years later. She maintained peace in her once divided country and created a space where creativity flourished, she also won against the Spanish Armada and established protestantism in England
  • 1564


    Shakespeare was a prolific writer during the English Renaissance and the Early Modern Period, born 1564, died 1616.
  • Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell, (born April 25, 1599, died September 3, 1658),was lord protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1653–58) during the republican Commonwealth.
  • Mozart

    Mozart (1756–91) was an Austrian composer. Mozart composed music in several genres, including opera and symphony. He has many famed works and is well known throughout the present world.