History of the Khmer Empire

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In History
  • Period:
    100
    to
    Jan 2, 1500

    Timespan

  • Period:
    100
    to
    500

    South-east Asia is Indianised

    South-east Asia is Indianised due to Indian culture,religous beliefs and influence
  • 550

    King Rudravarman of Funan dies

    King Rudravarman of Funan dies
    Rudravarman is mentioned in Chinese records as being the king of Funan who sent a tribute mission to China in 519 CE.
  • Jan 1, 802

    Jayavarman II founds the Khmer Empire

    Jayavarman II founds the Khmer Empire
    Jayavarman II founder of the Khmer Empire and outsatnding member of the series of rulers in Angkor.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 802
    to
    Jan 1, 1432

    Khmer Empire

  • Jan 1, 834

    Khmer Empire expands as Ankgor Wat is built.

    Khmer Empire expands as Ankgor Wat is built.
    Khmer empire expands as Angkor Wat is built. Jayavarman II reunifies the old kingdom of Chenla, which he expanded and formed into the Khmer Empire. Also Buddhism becomes important.
  • Jan 1, 910

    Harshavarman I reigns

    Harshavarman I reigns
    Harshavarman I was an Angkorian King who reigned in 910–923 CE.
  • Jan 1, 944

    King Rajendravarman II reigns

    King Rajendravarman II reigns
    King Rajendravarman II reigns as he returns the capital to the Angkor region. 944-67 CE
  • Jan 1, 1002

    Civial War between Jayaviravarman and Suryavarman

    Civial War between Jayaviravarman and Suryavarman
    Civial war is fought between Jayaviravarman and Suryavarman.1002-10
  • Jan 1, 1113

    Suryavarman II reigns

    Suryavarman II reigns
    Suryavarman II reigns as he builds Angkor Wat and Beng Mealea.1113-50.
  • Jan 1, 1181

    King Jayavarman VII reigns

    King Jayavarman VII reigns
    King Jayavarman VII reigns; arguably Angkor's greatest king, as he builds temples, hospitals, highway rest - stops and other infrastructure in order to expand the empire.This was between 1181-1220.
  • Jan 1, 1271

    Marco Polo leaves Venice bound for China

    Marco Polo leaves Venice bound for China
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Buddhism grows in importance

    Buddhism grows in importance[ and again becomes the main religion of the Khmer kings.
  • Jan 1, 1347

    Black Death devastates Europe

    Black Death devastates Europe
    1347-52
  • Jan 1, 1431

    Thai sack Angkor

    The Thai sack Angkor, enslaving thousands of people and causing the Khmer to move capital to Phnom Penh region