Funan KingdomFirst known Kingdom in the lower Mekong River region, Funan, rises and falls.
Trade between India and the Khmer EmpireEvidence of trade between the Khmer and India peoples.
Oct 26, 770
Jayavarman II unifies all the small empires.Jayvarman II Unifies all the small empires into one large Empire. Chenla was renamed Kambuja.
This takes place about 770-834CE
Oct 26, 1177
Cham invades KhmerCham Kingdom invades much of Khmer Empires eastern territory.
This happens about 1177-1178CE.
Oct 26, 1181
Khmer defeat ChamJayavarman VII defeats the Chams and expands the empire to the furthest extent to incorporate much of present day Laos, Thailand and Burma.
This happened around 1181-1219CE.
Oct 26, 1200
Jayavarman VIIIRule of Jayavarman VIII, he renounces Buddhism and orders that buddhist temples and images be destroyed and Hinduism becomes the main religion
Oct 26, 1300
Buddism growsBuddhism grows in importance and becomes the main religion of the Khmer kings.
Oct 26, 1431
Thai-Khmer warThai armies attack Angkor.
About 1431 CE
Oct 26, 1432
Angkor abandonedKhmers abandon Angkor. Over subsiquent centuries, the jungle grows on and around Angkor and Angkor is lost.
Oct 26, 1440
Phnom Penh becomes capitalKhmer rulers relocate Phnom Penh capital city.
Thai king defeats Khmer king.Siamese (Thai) king attacks and defeats Khmer King.
Vietnamese atteck KhmerVietnamese forces repeatadly attack Khmer forces in Mekong river delta and defeat Khmer. The approximate modern borders of Camboda are now determained.
Jayavarman II comes to throneJayavarman II is enthroned as a Devaraja (god-king).
This happens around 802CE
Angkor Wat is builtThe Khmer empire expands and Angkor Wat is built. Buddhism becomes important.
Jayavarman II diesJayavarman II moves his capital city from Kulen to Hariharalaya, near the inland lake Tonle Sap. Here he constructed his last royl palace and died around 850CE.
Jayavarman III is suceeded by his cousin.Jayavarman III is succeeded by his cousin Indravarman in 877CE, who further expanded the system of artificial lakes and irrigation canals.
Indravarman diesIndravarman Dies.
Five kingsAfter Yasovarman's death five differant kings ruled the empire over the next 50 years but only the first two were descendants of Yasovarman.
this took place aroun 900CE-950CE