Angkor/Khmer Empire

Timeline created by Abanoub K.Tawfik
In History
  • 100

    South-East Asia is Indianised

    South-East Asia is Indianised due to the Indian culture, religion and influence.
  • 500

    Rudravarman of Funan dies.

    Rudravarman of Funan dies in 550 CE.
  • Jan 1, 802

    Jayavarman II founds the Khmer Empire

    Jayavarman II founds the Khmer Empire
    Jayavarman II became Chakravartin of the Khmer Empire in 802 CE, under his power he united all the smaller Khmer states. This marked the beginning of the Angkor/ Khmer Empire.
  • Jan 1, 877

    Indravarman I reigns

    Indravarman I reigns. He builds Preah Ko, Bakong temples and the Indratataka Baray between 877-89 CE.
  • Jan 1, 944

    Rajendravarman II reigns.

    Rajendravarman II reigns.
    Rajendravarman II reigns. He returns the capital to the Ankgor region between 944-67 CE.
  • Jan 1, 1002

    Civil war between Jayaviravarman and Suryavarman

    Civil war between Jayaviravarman and Suryavarman
    Civil war is fought between Jayaviravarman and Suryavarman from 1002-10 CE.
  • Jan 1, 1011

    Suyravarman I reigns

    Suyravarman I reigns. He founds the Dynasty of the Sun between 1011-50 CE.
  • Jan 1, 1113

    Suryavarman II reigns.

    Suryavarman II reigns.
    Suryavarman II reigns. He builds Angkor Wat and Beng Mealea between 1113-50 CE.
  • Jan 1, 1181

    Jayavarman VII reigns.

    Jayavarman VII reigns.
    Jayavarman VII reigns; arguably Angkor's greatest king, he built temples, hospitals, highway rest-stops and other great infrastructure between 1181-1220 CE.
  • Jan 1, 1243

    Jayavarman VIII reigns.

    Jayavarman VIII reigns; a Hindu, systematically defaces images of the Buddha on the buildings of Jayavarman VII between 1243-1295 CE.
  • Jan 1, 1431

    The Thai sack Angkor.

    The Thai sack Angkor, enslaving thousands and causing the Khmer to move capital to Phnom Penh region. This marked the end of the Angkor/Khmer Empire.
  • Period:
    100
    to
    Dec 31, 1500

    CE

  • Period:
    Jan 1, 802
    to
    Dec 31, 1431

    Angkor/Khmer Empire