History India Timeline

History India Timeline
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The Vedas, the Hindu scripture written
Buddhism was founded in India by Siddhartha Gautama
The British Raj
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  2500 BCDravidian civilization 
     
  1500 BC Aryans invade India and conquered the Dravidians 
     
  1400 BCThe Vedas, the Hindu scripture, was written 
     
  800 BC800-600 BC The sacred scripture, the Upanishads written 
     
  518 BCPersians conquered Pakistan 
     
  500 BCBuddhism was founded in India by Siddhartha Gautama 
     
  500 BCJainism was founded in India by Mahavira Jains 
     
  326 BCAlexander the Great moved into India 
     
  324 BCThe Mauryan Empire was established by Chandragupta Maurya including Afghanistan and parts of central Asia 
     
  272 BCAshoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya, becomes the emperor of India 
     
  185 BCThe Maurya Empire ended 
     
  50 ADThe Kushans established an empire in northern India 
     
  320The Gupta Indian dynasty reunited northern India initiating the "golden Age" of India 
     
  700sMuslim armies from Arabia invade India 
     
  1206Qutb ub-din Aybak establishes the Delhi Sultanate 
     
  1398Timur conquered India resulting in the decline of the Delhi Sultanate 
     
  1498Vasco da Gama becomes the first European explorer to reach India 
     
  1500'sChristianity was introduced to India by the Europeans and in the early 1500s Sikhism was founded by Nana 
     
  1526Babur established the Mughal Empire 
     
  1600Queen Elizabeth I granted a charter to the East India Company established trading posts in Bombay, Calcutta, and Madras 
     
  1628Shah Jahan, the ruler of the Mughal Empire, builds the Taj Mahal 
     
  1658The Strict Muslim, Aurangzeb, ruled India and tried to force Hindus to convert to Islam 
     
  1757The Battle of Plassey: Robert Clive, an agent of the East India Company, leads forces which defeated the Mughal governor of Bengal 
     
  1774Warren Hastings appointed the first governor general of India by the East India Company 
     
  1857The Sepoy Rebellion  
     
  1858The British government ruled India via an Indian Viceroy- called the British Raj 
     
  1876Queen Victoria was given the title Empress of India by the British Parliament 
     
  1885Burma became an Indian province
The Indian National Congress was formed
 
     
  1905The British government divided Bengal into separate Hindu and Muslim sections 
     
  19141914 - 1918 World War 1 
     
  191913 April:  The Amritsar Massacre 
     
  1920Mohandas Gandhi became the leader of the Indian independence movement and the Indian National Congress 
     
  1935The Government of India Act and the creation of a new constitution 
     
  19393 September:  The United Kingdom declared war on Germany and World War 2 began 
     
  1940Muhammad Ali Jinnah demanded that a new country be formed from India for the Muslims, which would be called Pakistan 
     
  1945August: World War II ended when United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 
     
  1946The British government agreed to grant India independence 
     
  194616 August: Indian Muslims held nation-wide demonstrations calling for the establishment of Pakistan 
     
  1947British and Indian leaders agreed to divide the country into India and Pakistan
15 August 1947 India became independent
 
     
  194830 January: Gandhi was assassinated 
     
  195026 January:  A new Indian Constitution was ratified and Jawaharlal Nehru became the Indian first prime minister 
     
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