Historical chronology

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This historical timeline comprehensively covers the history of humanity from ancient times to the present day.

It organizes major events, chronological trends, and significant figures from ancient to modern times, aiding in understanding the characteristics of each era and region.

From the rise and fall of ancient civilizations, the emergence of medieval kingdoms, revolutions and imperialism in modern times, to contemporary global transformations, it allows us to identify pivotal moments in human history.

Serving as a valuable resource, it encompasses various aspects of history such as interactions and exchanges between different regions and cultures, advancements in technology, and political transitions.

We invite you to embark on an intriguing journey through human history by exploring the historical timelines of each era.

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Timeline of Prehistoric Period

Era/Period Key Events and Evolutionary Stages
Paleolithic Era Use of stone tools, utilization of fire, hunter-gatherer lifestyle
Neolithic Era Beginning of agriculture, sedentary lifestyle, use of pottery
Bronze Age Use of bronze tools, formation of cities, development of commerce
Bronze Age Use of bronze tools, formation of cities, development of commerce
Iron Age Spread of iron tools, expansion of empires, invention of writing

Ancient History Timeline

Year Event Important Figures
3100 BCE Unification of Upper and Lower Egypt Narmer, Menes
2600 BCE Construction of Pyramids Khufu, Hatshepsut, Ramesses II
2500 BCE Development of the Indus Valley Civilization Builders of Mohenjo-Daro
1600 BCE Rise of Mycenaean Civilization in Ancient Greece Agamemnon
1200 BCE Trojan War Achilles, Odysseus, Hector
776 BCE Beginning of the Olympic Games Pericles, Milo
753 BCE Founding of Ancient Rome Romulus, Remus
509 BCE Establishment of the Roman Republic Julius Caesar
480 BCE Battle of Salamis Themistocles
336 BCE Accession of Alexander the Great Alexander the Great
264 BCE First Punic War Hannibal, Scipio
44 BCE Assassination of Julius Caesar Brutus, Cassius
31 BCE Battle of Actium Octavian, Antony, Cleopatra

Timeline of the Middle Ages

Year Event Important Figures
476 CE Fall of the Western Roman Empire Romulus Augustulus
622 CE Hijra of Prophet Muhammad (Migration from Mecca to Medina) Prophet Muhammad
800 CE Charlemagne's Restoration of the Western Roman Empire Charlemagne
1066 CE Norman Conquest of England William the Conqueror
1096-1099 CE First Crusade Pope Urban II, Godfrey of Bouillon
1215 CE Magna Carta King John
1337-1453 CE Hundred Years' War Edward the Black Prince, Joan of Arc
1347-1351 CE Black Death Pandemic Plague Doctors
1453 CE Fall of Constantinople Mehmed II
1492 CE Christopher Columbus' Arrival in the Americas Christopher Columbus

Timeline of the Early Modern Period

Year Event Important Figures
1517 CE Luther's 95 Theses Martin Luther
1588 CE Defeat of the Spanish Armada Philip II, Elizabeth I
1607 CE Establishment of Jamestown John Smith
1618-1648 CE Thirty Years' War Ferdinand II, Wallenstein, Liechtenstein
1642-1651 CE English Civil War Charles I, Oliver Cromwell
1688 CE Glorious Revolution William III, Mary II
1687 CE Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation Isaac Newton
1776 CE Declaration of Independence George Washington, Thomas Jefferson
1789 CE Outbreak of the French Revolution Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette
1799 CE Napoleon's Coup of 18 Brumaire Napoleon Bonaparte

Timeline of Modern History

Year Event Important Figures
1789 CE Outbreak of the French Revolution Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Napoleon Bonaparte
1791 CE Adoption of the United States Constitution George Washington, Thomas Jefferson
1804 CE Coronation of Napoleon as Emperor of France Napoleon Bonaparte
1815 CE Battle of Waterloo Napoleon Bonaparte, Duke of Wellington
1837 CE Accession of Queen Victoria Queen Victoria
1848 CE Year of Revolutions in Europe Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
1861-1865 CE American Civil War Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis
1868 CE Meiji Restoration in Japan Emperor Meiji, Ryoma Sakamoto
1871 CE Formation of the German Empire Otto von Bismarck
1914-1918 CE World War I Woodrow Wilson, George V, Kaiser Wilhelm II
Year Event Important Figures
1918 CE End of World War I Woodrow Wilson, George V, Vittorio Emanuele III
1919 CE Signing of the Treaty of Versailles Woodrow Wilson, David Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau
1929 CE Wall Street Crash Herbert Hoover
1939-1945 CE World War II Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Atomic Bomb Survivors
1945 CE Establishment of the United Nations Harry S. Truman, Stalin, Churchill
1947 CE Implementation of the Marshall Plan George Marshall
1949 CE Foundation of the People's Republic of China Mao Zedong
1957 CE Launch of Sputnik 1 Soviet Union
1969 CE Apollo 11 Moon Landing Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins
1991 CE End of the Cold War George H. W. Bush, Mikhail Gorbachev