- c. 25: Buddhism is introduced to China.
- 25-57: Kuang Wu Ti founds the Later Han Dynasty.
- 74-94: The states of Turkestan submit to Chinese suzerainty.
- 89: Hsiung-Nu submit to Chinese authority.
- 105-121: Reign of Empress Teng.
- 105: Paper is introduced at court by Ts'ai Lun.
- 156: Death of Chang Ling, one of the founders of religious Taoism.
- 166: Traders from the Roman Empire arrive in Tonkin
- 190-220: Reign of Emperor Hsein.