HISTORICAL CHRONOLOGY

HISTORICAL CHRONOLOGY

B.C.

5, 00000 -8,000: Paleolithic Age

8000-5000:  Mesolithic Age

5000-1000:  Neolithic Age

2500-1500: Indus Valley Civilization

1200-1000: Vedic Period; Rigveda was complied

1200-1000: Use of iron started in India

1000-500: Later Vedic Period; Age of the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Bhagwad Gita

623-543 Invasion of India by Alexander

600: Emergence of Mahajanpadas

563-483: Period of Buddha

563-483: Period of Mahavira

327: Alexander invaded India

326: Battle of Hydapass and Alexander defeated Porus

324:  Chandragupta founded Maurya Empire

273-232: Reign of Ashoka,

261: War between Ashoka and Kalinga

187: With the murder of last Maurya King Brahdarth Maurya dynasty ended

185-73: Reign of Shungas

73-28: Reign of Kanvas

58: Beginning of Vikrami Era

A.D.

50-225: Kushan Dynasty

78 :  Accession of Kanishka. Beginning of Saka Era.

275-450 : Gupta dynast

319-350:  Reign of Chandra Gupta

350-375   : Reign of Samudra Gupta.

375-415 :  Reign of Chandragupta II (Vikramaditya).

415-455   :   Reign of Kumargupta

455-467  Reign of Skandgupta

467-550 :   Reign of Purugupt, Kumargupt II, Budhgupta, Narsinghgupt, Bhanugupt,

Kumargupt III and Vishnugupt

405-411 :        Fa-Hien from China travels India.

454    :           First Hun invasion on India

560-903  : Great Pallav of Kanchipuram

606-647  :           Reign of Harshavardhana.

630-644  :           Chinese Hiuen Tsang traveled India.

600-700  :           Birth and Rise of Islam in the Middle East

622: Beginning of Hijari (Muslim) era

700 – 1200 :         Rajputa Period

712  :           Mohammed bin Qasim attacked on India

730 :   Accession of Yasovarman of Kanyakubja

753-973    :    Rashtrkuts of Deccan

820  :    Death of Sankarachary

960-1200   :  Chandellas of Bundelkhand

1000-1026 :  Mahmud of Ghani invaded India 17 times

1191: Invasion of Muhammad of Ghauri

1191 : First battle of Tarain, Prithviraj defeated Mahmud of Gauri

1192 : Defeat and death of Prithviraj the last Rajput king of Delhi

1206-1290:  Establishment of Muslim rule in North India

1206:  Muhammad Ghauri died and  Kutubuddin became the first Sultan of Delhi

1121:  Changes Khan and Mongol invader invaded India

1230: Vijanagar Kingdom founded in the South India

1290-1316     :           Reign of the Khilji dynasty in Delhi

1320-1414     :           Reign of T…