History Of The Khmer Empire

Timeline created by George Phillips
In History
  • 100

    South East Asia is indianised

    South East Asia is indianised
    South-East Asia was under Indian influence. Indian's had trade, cultural and political relations with Burma, Thailand, Indonesia, Malay, Peninsula and Cambodia.The influence of the other long-established civilisation of India gradually became predominant among them. Indian traders, adventurers, teachers and priests continued to be the dominating influence in South East Asia.
  • 500

    Rudravarman of Funan Dies

    Rudravarman of Funan dies in 550 CE.
  • Jan 21, 657

    King Jayavarman reigns

    King Jayavarman reigns
    This king reigned when the Zhenla period occured. Jayavarman controlled a large portion to control the kingdom. He also had a strong military army and based the success of Zhenla on his army's strength.
  • Oct 22, 802

    Jayraman II founds the Khmer Empire

    Jayraman II founds the Khmer Empire
    Jayavarman II became Chakravartin of the Khmer Empire in 802 CE, his power united all the smaller Khmer states. This is the beginning of the Khmer Empire.
  • Aug 8, 834

    Khmer Empire expands and Angkor Wat is built.Buddhism becomes important

    Khmer Empire expands and Angkor Wat is built.Buddhism becomes important
    Suryavarman II reigns and builds Angkor Wat dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu.
  • Mar 27, 1011

    suyravarman I founds the dynasty of the sun

    suyravarman I founds the dynasty of the sun
    Suyravarman I reigns. He founds the Dynasty of the Sun between 1011-50 CE
  • Apr 11, 1113

    Suryavarman II reigns

    Suryavarman II reigns
    When Suryavarman II reigned, he built the Beng Mealea. He also built Angkor Wat for the appreciation for civilians.
  • Jun 17, 1431

    Thai army attacks Angkor

    Thai army attacks Angkor
    The Thai attack Angkor, enslaving thousands and causing the Khmer to move capital to Phnom Penh region. The end of the Khmer Empire.
  • Nov 26, 1432

    Khmers abandon Angkor,jungle grows around and over Angkor and location forgotten

    Khmers abandon Angkor,jungle grows around and over Angkor and location forgotten
    This is the end of the Khmer Empire and Angkor Wat is abandoned. Over the Years the jungle grew around and over Angkor and the location was lost.
  • Dec 25, 1440

    Khmer rulers relocate the capital to Phnom Penh

    Khmer rulers relocate the capital to Phnom Penh
    Khmer empire move capital to Phnom Penh region. This is the end of the Khmer Empire.
  • Period:
    100
    to
    May 14, 1500

    timespan history of the khmer Empire

  • Period:
    100
    to
    500

    South East Asia is Indonianised

  • Period:
    Aug 25, 802
    to
    Jun 17, 1431

    The Khmer Empire