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India History Timeline: AD 1 - 1400



Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology World Historic Events / Personalities
AD 1 to 1000 Kushan Empire (60240)
Gupta Empire (240550)
Chalukya Empire (5431200)
Pala Empire (7501174)
Chola Empire (8481279)
Mahmud Ghazni invades Somnath temple (1026) Khajuraho Temples are built in 10th Century


The small village of Khajuraho, 550 kms from Delhi, was discovered in the year 1858 by a British officer of the Bengal engineers


The temples of Belur, Halebid are built.
Manufacture of glass and magnetic compass in China (500) Fa-Hien (400) and Hiuen-Tsiang (630) in India
Adi Shankaracharya Reformist Vedanta philospher (788-820)
The Love Temples of Khajuraho: A Memoir of Love, Lust, And Exotic Places
The Love Temples of Khajuraho: A Memoir of Love, Lust, And Exotic Places
1001 - 1100
1101 - 1200 First Battle of Tarain (1191)
Second Battle of Tarain (1192)
Gita Govinda, 12th century Sun Temple at Konark, Orissa Konark
Konark
1201 - 1300 Qutub-ud-Din Aibak founded an independent Islamic state in northern India (1206)
Khilji Dynasty (1300)
Qutub Minar(1232)


The tallest brick minaret in the world, and an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture

Keshava Temple (1268)
Spinning Wheel invented in India (1280) English King John seals Magna Carta (1215) Marco Polo visits India (1288) Penguin History Of Early India
Penguin History Of Early India
1301 - 1400 Rise of Vijaynagar in South India (1336)


Coins of the Vijaynagar Empire; Credit: RBI Museum

Floods throughout western Europe (1315) The New Cambridge History of India: Vijayanagara
The New Cambridge History of India: Vijayanagara
Year Rulers War and Politics Entertainment Literature Art and Architecture Science and Technology World Historic Events / Personalities


India History Timeline : Early India

India History Timeline : 1401 - 1500

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