World History

  • 100

    King Menes

    King Menes unites the villages of Upper and Lower Egypt.
    3100 B.C.
  • 500

    Old Kingdom

    Old Kingdom begins, a time of strong leadership and a unified Egypt
    2700 B.C.
  • Jan 1, 660

    Great Pyramid of King Khufu

    The building of the Great Pyramid of King Khufu at Giza
    2540 B.C.
  • Jan 1, 1020

    First Intermediate Period

    First Intermediate Period begins consisting of 150 years without centralized leadership.
    2180 B.C
  • Jan 1, 1145

    Middle Kingdom

    Golden age of stability and expansion through Africa and West Asia
    2055 B.C.
  • New Kingdom

    New Kingdom begins; through military campaigns Egypt becomes the mose powerful empire in Southwest Asia
    1550 B.C.
  • Akhenaten

    Akhenaten takes throne and establishes a monotheistic cult. Causes unrest.
    1364 B.C.
  • Tutankhamen

    Tutankhamen's reign begins and he restores the old gods.
    1347 B.C.
  • Ramses II

    Ramses II takes control and he fights to take back contol of Africa and Asia
    1279 B.C.
  • Post-Empire Egypt

    Post-Empire Egypt begins
    1070 B.C.