Prehistoric Period

Indus Valley Civilization

Vedic Era

Rivals to Hinduism

Mauryan Empire

Gupta Empire

Period of Political Instability

Period of Muslim Dominance

India Under British Rule

The Indian Republic

 

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Prehistoric Period: ca. 3000-1200 BC

ca. 3000-2600: Indus Valley civilization: Harappan civilization

ca. 1200-500 BC: Vedic Era

ca. 550-100 BC: Rivals to Hinduism

ca. 322-185 BC: Mauryan Empire

ca. AD 320-540: Gupta Era

  • ca. 320-335: Chandragupta I
  • ca. 335-376: Samudragupta
  • ca. 376-415: Chandragupta II
  • ca. 454-500: Hun Invasions
  • ca. 540: End of Gupta Dynasty

ca. AD 500-1001: Period of Political instability

  • ca. 540: Rise of Chalukyas at Vatapi
  • ca. 606-646: Harsha of Kanauj
  • ca. 700-800: Buddhism spreads to Tibet and Nepal
  • 711: Arabs invade Sind
  • ca. 750: Rise of imperial Pratiharas and Rashtrakutas
  • 760: Palas in Bengal
  • ca. 846: Rise of Cholas and defeat of Pallavis
  • ca. 970: Revival of Chalukyas and defeat of Rashtrakutas

1000-1750: Period of Muslim dominance

  • 1001: Raids by Mahmud of Ghanzi
  • 1206-1290: Slave Dynasty and Beginning of Delhi Sultanate
  • 1290-1320: Khalji Sultanate
  • 1320-1413: Tughlug Sultanate
  • 1414-1451: Sayyid Sultanate
  • 1451-1526: Lodi Sultanate
  • 1498: Vasco da Gama arrives in India
  • 1483-1757: The Mughal Empire
    • 1502: Portuguese establish colony at Cochin
    • 1526-1530: Reign of Babur
    • 1556-1605: Reign of Akbar
    • 1600: British East India Company is chartered
    • 1605-1627: Reign of Jahangir
    • 1628-1658: Reign of Shah Jahan
    • 1658-1707: Reign of Aurangzeb
    • 1744-1748: War between French and British

1750-1947: India under British Rule

1947-present: The Indian Republic

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