khmer empire

  • Sep 13, 802

    Jayavarman II (802-835 CE) founded the Khmer Empire

    Jayavarman II (802-835 CE) founded the Khmer Empire
    Jayavarman II founded the Khmer Empire by uniting competing chiefdoms into one kingdom of Angkor. He introduced Devaraja - God King cult. He established first capital in Rolous and named it Hariharalaya.
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  • Period: Dec 24, 802 to Dec 25, 835

    Javavarman II founded the Khmer Empire

    Jayavarman II founded the Khmer Empire by uniting competing chiefdoms into one kingdom of Angkor. He introduced Devaraja - God King cult. He established first capital in Rolous and named it Hariharalaya.
  • Jan 6, 877

    Indravarman III (877-889) build capital & first large baray,

    Indravarman III (877-889) build capital & first large baray,
    King Indravarman III constructed the temple of Preah Ko in in honor to Jayavarman II, then he constructed Bakong,in the typical to this period, the temple-mountain architectural style.
    Indravarman III also built the first large baray (water reservoir).
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  • Period: Dec 24, 877 to Dec 25, 889

    Indravarman III

    King Indravarman III constructed the temple of Preah Ko in in honor to Jayavarman II, then he constructed Bakong,in the typical to this period, the temple-mountain architectural style.
    Indravarman III also built the first large baray (water reservoir).
  • Dec 24, 889

    Yasovarman I (889=890 CE) built the reservoir Eastern Baray.

    Yasovarman I (889=890 CE) built the reservoir Eastern Baray.
    Yasovarman I was crowned king of the Khmer empire. He built the reservoir Eastern Baray and the temples Lolei, Indratataka and Phnom Bakheng. He moved the capital to the Angkor.
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  • Dec 24, 889

    The temples Lolei, Indratataka and Phnom Bakheng build by Yasovarman I

    The temples Lolei, Indratataka and Phnom Bakheng build by Yasovarman I
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  • Period: Dec 24, 889 to Dec 25, 900

    Yasovarman I

    Yasovarman I was crowned king of the Khmer empire. He built the reservoir Eastern Baray and the temples Lolei, Indratataka and Phnom Bakheng. He moved the capital to the Angkor.
  • Dec 24, 928

    Jayavarman IV (928-941 CE) build Phimeanakas and Ta Keo

     Jayavarman IV (928-941 CE) build Phimeanakas and Ta Keo
    Jayavarman IV moved capital to Koh Ker. He build Phimeanakas and Ta Keo.
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  • Period: Dec 24, 928 to Dec 25, 941

    Jayavarman IV

    Jayavarman IV moved capital to Koh Ker. He build Phimeanakas and Ta Keo.
  • Period: Dec 24, 944 to Dec 25, 968

    Rajendravarman II

    Rajendravarman II expanded the mountain-temple of Pre Rup and built Eastern Mebon. He raided Champa & Dvaravati. He divided the kingdom into two provinces putting loyal rulers in charge.
  • Dec 24, 952

    Rajendravarman II ( 944-968 CE) Eastern Mebon was build circa 952 CE

    Rajendravarman II ( 944-968 CE) Eastern Mebon was build circa 952 CE
    Rajendravarman II expanded the mountain-temple of Pre Rup and built Eastern Mebon. He raided Champa & Dvaravati. He divided the kingdom into two provinces putting loyal rulers in charge. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Mebon#/media/File:Mebon_Oriental,_Angkor,_Camboya,_2013-08-17,_DD_06.JPG
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  • Dec 24, 1010

    Suryavarman I (1010-1050) extend Khmer empire towards gulf of Thailand

    Suryavarman I (1010-1050)  extend Khmer empire towards gulf of Thailand
    Suryavarman I became king after 7 years of civil war. He finished building Phimeanakas and Western Baray, extend Khmer empire towards gulf of Thailand. www.tourismcambodia.org
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  • Period: Dec 24, 1010 to Dec 25, 1050

    Suryavarman I

    Suryavarman I became king after 7 years of civil war. He finished building Phimeanakas and Western Baray, extend Khmer empire towards gulf of Thailand.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1113 to Dec 1, 1150

    Suryavarman II

    Suryavarman II was Suryavarman II was known for building the temple of Angkor Wat, and other temples for the Hindu religion . He also innovated art and architecture to the Khmer empire.

    He formed allies with China but he broke the alliances and invaded Champa, that ended in a long war, making the Khmer Empire exhausted and Angkor Wat was brought to ruins.
  • Dec 24, 1113

    Suryavarman II (1113 -1150CE) biult Angkor Wat

    Suryavarman II (1113 -1150CE) biult  Angkor Wat
    Suryavarman II was known for building the temple of Angkor Wat, and other temples for the Hindu religion. He also innovated art and architecture to the Khmer empire.

    He formed allies with China but he broke the alliances and invaded Champa, that ended in a long war, making the Khmer Empire exhausted and Angkor Wat was brought to ruins. http://www.livescience.com/23841-angkor-wat.html
  • Dec 24, 1177

    Chams defeat Angkor (1177 CE)

    Chams defeat Angkor (1177 CE)
  • Dec 24, 1181

    Jayavarman VII (1181 - 1220) Warfare & Golden age of the empire.

    Jayavarman VII  (1181 - 1220) Warfare & Golden age of the empire.
    Jayavarman VII took Angkor from the Cham people and rebuilt the city after the Cham invasions. He also built a highway leading outwards from the city. He built the temples around the Buddhist religion such as the Bayan with its famous giant faces, the Mausoleum, Ta Prohm, Bateay Kdei and Preah Khan. He build Hospitals and constructed restrooms along the roads. Warfarehistorian.blogspot.com
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  • Period: Dec 24, 1181 to Dec 25, 1220

    Jayavarman VII rebuilt the city after the Cham invasions

    Jayavarman VII took Angkor from the Cham people. He built a highway leading outwards from the city. He built the temples around the Buddhist religion. He was known for building temples such as the Bayan with its famous giant faces, the Mausoleum, Ta Prohm, Bateay Kdei and Preah Khan. He also build Hospitals and constructed restrooms along the roads for Khmer residents to use.
  • Dec 24, 1260

    Jayavarman VIII (1260 -1283) Khmer Empire threatened by Mongol Empire

    Jayavarman VIII (1260 -1283) Khmer Empire threatened by Mongol Empire
    The mighty Mongol Empire from north threatened the Khmer Empire. Jayavarman VIII paid tribute to Mongols to avoid war happening and Khmer Empire become a vassal state of Mongols.
    The religious conflict occurred, many Buddha images destroyed.
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  • Period: Dec 24, 1260 to Dec 25, 1283

    Jayavarman VIII

    The mighty Mongol Empire from north threatened the Khmer Empire. The religious conflict occurred, many Buddha images destroyed.
  • Apr 10, 1352

    Repeated invasions by the Ayutthaya Thais from west (1352-1393).

    Repeated invasions by the Ayutthaya Thais from west (1352-1393).
    Khmer empire under constant invasions by the Ayutthaya Thais from west. http://warfarehistorian.blogspot.com.au/2013/07/angkorian-warfare-1113-1220-conflicts.html
  • Dec 24, 1431

    Abandonment of Angkor 1431

    Abandonment of Angkor 1431
    Thias sack Angkor and the Khmer Empire is abondmaned. In 1432 King Ponhea Yat moved the capital from Angkor to Phnom Penh. .http://www.angkorasiaguide.com/#!cambodia-history/c1wjj