World History Timeline

  • 220

    End of the Han Dynasty

  • Period: 400 to Jan 1, 600

    Germanic Kingdoms Replaced Roman Providences

  • Period: 401 to 500

    Germanic Tribes Invade

  • 496

    Clovis Led Warriors Against Another Germanic Army

  • Period: 500 to Jan 1, 1500

    Middle Ages

  • Period: 500 to Jan 1, 1000

    The Dark Ages

  • 511

    Clovis Unites Franks under Christian Rule

  • Period: 581 to Jan 1, 618

    The Sui Dynasty Rules

  • 590

    Pope Gregory I Became Pope

  • Jan 1, 600

    Many Germanic People Convert to Christianity

  • Period: Jan 1, 618 to Jan 1, 907

    The Tang Synasty Rules

  • Period: Jan 1, 626 to Jan 1, 649

    Tang Taizong Rules

  • Jan 1, 630

    Muhammad returns to Mecca after making the Hijrah to Medina

  • Jan 1, 632

    Abu- Bakr is the 1st Caliph

  • Period: Jan 1, 650 to Jan 1, 750

    Umayyads

  • Jan 1, 690

    Empress Wu Zhao becomes the 1st woman emperor

  • Jan 1, 700

    Major Domo Became Incharge of the Franks

  • Jan 1, 719

    Charles Martel (Major Domo) Held More Power Than The King

  • Period: Jan 1, 725 to Jan 1, 775

    Buddhism is accepted in Japan

  • Jan 1, 732

    Charles Martel Defeats Muslims at The Battle of Tours

  • Period: Jan 1, 750 to Jan 1, 1250

    Abbasids

  • Jan 1, 751

    Muslims defeated the Chinese at the Battle of Talas

  • Period: Jan 1, 751 to Jan 1, 987

    Carolingian Dynasty Ruled the Franks

  • Jan 1, 771

    Charlemange comes to power

  • Period: Jan 1, 794 to Jan 1, 1185

    The Heian Period

  • Jan 1, 800

    Pope Leo III Crowns Charlemange Emperor

  • Jan 1, 800

    Charlemange creates a great empire

    Larger than the Byzantine Empire
  • Jan 1, 800

    House of Wisdom was Opened

  • Period: Jan 1, 800 to Jan 1, 899

    Other Languages Evolve

    Spanish, French, and other languages evolve from Latin because of the Germanic Tribes invading.
  • Period: Jan 1, 800 to Jan 1, 900

    Al- Khwarizmi writes the 1st algebra textbook

  • Jan 1, 814

    Charlemange Dies

  • Jan 1, 843

    Treaty of Verdun Divides Charlemagne's Empire

  • Period: Jan 1, 900 to Nov 9, 1000

    Feudalism in Europe

    Outside invasions cause feudalism to start in Europe. This happens during the 900s.
  • Period: Jan 1, 935 to Jan 1, 1392

    The Koryu Dynasty Rules

  • Jan 1, 939

    Dai Viet became an independant kingdom

  • Period: Jan 1, 960 to Jan 1, 1279

    The Song Dynasty Rules

  • Jan 1, 962

    Otto the Great Becomes Emperor

  • Jan 1, 987

    Capetian Dynasty Begins in France

  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to Jan 1, 1100

    Muslims share Greek medical works with Europeans and Muslim literature grows

  • Period: Jan 1, 1009 to Jan 1, 1225

    The Ly Dynasty Rules

  • Jan 1, 1066

    Norman Invasion of England

  • Jan 1, 1075

    Pope Gregory VII banned lay investure

  • Jan 1, 1077

    Showdown at Canossa

  • Jan 1, 1095

    First Crusade Begins

  • Jul 15, 1099

    Jerusalem is Captured

  • Period: Jan 1, 1100 to Jan 1, 1200

    Code of Chivalry developed, Gothic architecture, and Church Reform

    Gothic architecture started in around the 800ish
  • Period: Jan 1, 1100 to Jan 1, 1400

    The Reconquista

  • Jan 1, 1122

    Concordat of Worms

  • Jan 1, 1152

    Frederick I (Barbarossa) Comes to Power

  • Jan 1, 1187

    Jerusalem fell to Saladin

  • Jan 1, 1190

    Holy Roman Empire Weakens

  • Jan 1, 1190

    Frederick I dies

    The empire falls to pieces
  • Jan 1, 1192

    Richard the Lion Hearted and Saladin came to the agreement

    They came to the agreement about how could occupy Jerusalem and who could visit
  • Jan 1, 1206

    Temujin becomes Genghis Khan

  • Jan 1, 1212

    Children's Crusade

  • Jan 1, 1215

    King John Approves the Magna Carta

  • Jan 1, 1225

    Central Asia was in Mongol control

  • Period: Jan 1, 1250 to Jan 1, 1350

    Pax Mongolica

  • Jan 1, 1260

    Mongols divided the empire into 4 regions

  • Jan 1, 1260

    Kublai Khan comes to power

  • Period: Jan 1, 1260 to Jan 1, 1294

    The Southern Song Dynasty Rules

  • Period: Jan 1, 1275 to Jan 1, 1292

    Marco Polo visited China

  • Period: Jan 1, 1279 to Jan 1, 1368

    Yuan Dynasty

  • Period: Jan 1, 1294 to Jan 1, 1368

    The Yuan Dynasty Rules

  • Period: Jan 1, 1300 to

    The Ottoman Empire founded by Osman

  • Period: Jan 1, 1337 to Jan 1, 1453

    Hundred Years' War

  • Jan 1, 1347

    Bubonic Plague Strikes Europe

  • Jan 1, 1368

    Hungwu drove Muslims out of China

  • Period: Jan 1, 1368 to

    The Ming Dynasty Rules

  • Jan 1, 1378

    The Great Schism

  • Period: Jan 1, 1392 to

    The Yi Dynasty Rules

  • Jan 1, 1398

    Timur the Lame destroys Delhi

  • Period: Jan 1, 1400 to Jan 1, 1500

    The Inquisition

  • Period: Nov 16, 1400 to Nov 16, 1500

    Ottomans were stopped by Timur the Lame

  • Jan 1, 1419

    Prince Henry founds the navagation school

  • Jan 1, 1429

    French victory over England

    Joan of Arc led them to victory at Orleans.
  • Jan 1, 1433

    Zheng He stopped voyages and China is in isolation

  • Jan 1, 1453

    Mehmed II (Ottoman) captures Constantinople

  • Period: Jan 1, 1467 to Jan 1, 1568

    "Warring States" period in Japan

  • Jan 1, 1488

    Explorers reached the tip of Africa

  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus sailed to the Americas

    Drop Dead Date
  • Jan 1, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

  • Jan 1, 1497

    Vasco de Gama explored the east coast

  • Jan 1, 1499

    Isma'il seized Iran and established Shi'a as the state religion

  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Mughal Empire founded by Babur

  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Safavids Rule

  • Period: Jan 1, 1500 to

    Europeans conquer many ports in China, but not the mainland

  • Jan 1, 1501

    Safavids conquer Persia

  • Jan 1, 1514

    Selim the Grim defeated Safavids in the Battle of Chaldiran

  • Period: Jan 1, 1520 to Jan 1, 1560

    Suleyman is in Power

  • Period: Jan 1, 1556 to

    Akbar is in Power

  • Period: to

    Shah Abbas Rules

  • Period: to

    Hideyoshi Rules

  • Period: to

    Tokugawa Shogunate Rules

  • Akbar Dies

    His successors are Jahangir and Nur Jahan, Shah Jahan, then Aurangzeb
  • Shah Jahan Orders the Construction of the Taj Mahal

  • Korea is made a vassal state

  • Japan's borders are sealed

  • Period: to

    The Qing Dynasty Ruled