Khmer Empire

By jaidynl
  • Jan 1, 770

    Smaller staes are united into one

    Smaller states are united into one large empire. The capital is in the Angkor region of Cambodia
  • Jan 1, 1177

    Cham Kingdom invades much of Khmer Empire

    Takes much of Khmer's eastern territory
  • King Jayavarman VII defeats the Chams

    Expands the empire to cover most of present-day Laos, Thailand and Burma
  • Jayavarman II is crowned as a deveraja

    Jayavarman is crowned as a deveraja (god-king)
  • Khmer empire expands

    Angkor Wat is built. Buddhism becomes important.