Khmer Empire By Aidan_D Period: Nov 24, 770 to Mar 2, 2022 Start of Khmer Empire Jayavarman II unified the small states to create a large empire. The capital was Angkor, in Cambodia. (Khmer Empiire) Nov 26, 1001 Jayavarman V died and suceeded by Udayadityavarman I Nov 26, 1002 The king died. A civil war ensued between Jayaviravarman and Suryavarman I, both of whom claimed the throne. Nov 26, 1010 Suryavarman won the civil war Nov 26, 1050 Suryavarman died. He was succeeded by Udayadityavarman II, a descendant of Yasovarman's wife. Nov 26, 1066 Udayadityavarman died. Harshavarman III succeeded him. Nov 26, 1107 Jayavarman VI died. He was succeeded by Dharanindravarman I. Nov 26, 1113 Dharanidravarman died, possibly murdered by his great nephew Suryavarman II who succeeded him. Nov 26, 1150 Suryavarman died, possibly in a military campaign against the Cham of Central Vietnam. Dharanindravarman II succeeded him. Nov 26, 1160 Dharanindravarman died. He was succeeded by Yasovarman II. Nov 24, 1177 Chams invade Khmer's Eastern Territory The Chams sent a fleet of boats up the Mekong River. Nov 26, 1177 Cham invaders took control of Yasodharapura, the Khmer capital, and executed the king. Period: Nov 24, 1181 to Nov 24, 1219 Jayavarman defeats the Chams This expanded the Khmer Empire to it's largest stage. It included Laos, Thailand and Burma Period: Sep 27, 1243 to Dec 26, 1298 Rule of Jayavarman VIII He ordered the destruction of Buddhist temples and images. Hinduism became the main religion of the Khmer Empire. Nov 24, 1300 Buddhism becomes religion of Khmer Kings The Buddhist religion grows in importance Nov 26, 1431 Thai army attacks Angkor Nov 26, 1432 Khmers abandon Angkor After this thejungle growns over and it is los for centuries Nov 26, 1432 Khmer Kings relocate to Phnom Penh Nov 26, 1505 The royal Khmer court moves to Oudong. Nov 26, 1525 The royal Khmer court moves to Longvek. Nov 26, 1593 Siamese king attacks and defeats the Khmer king This marks the end of the Khmer Empire Nov 26, 1593 King Sattha requested protection from the Spanish governor of the Philippines against the Thai. Nov 26, 1597 Spain installed a son of King Sattha on the Cambodian throne. Nov 26, 1599 The Spanish soldiers in Cambodia were massacred by Malay mercenaries. Period: Nov 26, 1600 to Nov 26, 1700 Khmer forces attacked The remaining Khmer forces are repeatedly attacked along the Mekong River. Nov 26, 1749 The Vietnamese conquered the Mekong Delta. Mar 2, 2022 Jayavarman II becomes first devaraja Mar 2, 2022 Seperation from Srivijaya This begins the new error for the Khmer people Mar 2, 2022 Jayavarman died. His son Jayavarman III succeeded him. Mar 2, 2022 Jayavarman III died and suceeded by Indravarman, his cousin Mar 2, 2022 Indravarman died, suceeded by Yasovarman Mar 2, 2022 Jayavarman V succeded Rajendravarman II Period: Mar 2, 2022 to Nov 24, 1115 Angkor Wat is built King Suryavarman did much of the work for the Angkor Wat. It was at this time Buddhism became important.