The Khmer Empire

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In History
  • 550

    Rudravarman of Funan dies

    Rudravarman of Funan dies
    Rudavarman I of Funan dies, not much known of how he died
  • Oct 23, 802

    Jayavarman II founds the Khmer Empire

    Jayavarman II founds the Khmer Empire
    Founder of the Khmer empire of Cambodia (r.802-50). He was a vassal ruler in the Angkor district in about 800, under an unknown Javanese or Sumatran dynasty. In 802 he declared independence, proclaiming himself devaraja (god-king), so establishing the Khmer monarchy on a theocratic basis.
  • Oct 23, 877

    Indravanab I builds Preak Ko, Bangkong temples and the Indratataka Baray

    Indravanab I builds Preak Ko, Bangkong temples and the Indratataka Baray
    Indravanab I builds Preak Ko, Bangkong temples and the Indratataka Baray in 877
  • Oct 23, 910

    Harshavarman I reigns

    He reigns of Harshavarman and his younger brother marked a period of instability for the Khmer Empire. Both brothers were involved in a power struggle with their maternal uncle, Jayavarman IV, a conflict that lasted for Harshavarman’s entire reign. Jayavarman was eventually driven out of Angkor to set up his own capital about 100 km away during the reign of Ishanavarman.
  • Oct 27, 1011

    Suryavaraman I founds the Dynasty of the sun

    Suryavaraman I founds the Dynasty of the sun
    The early Suryavanshis considered the sun god (Surya, Aditya or Arka) as their kuladevata and mainly practised sun-worship.
  • Oct 27, 1080

    Jayaviravaraman VI founds the Mahidharapudra Dynasty

    Jayaviravaraman VI founds the secound known dynasty which is the Mahidharapudra Dynasty.
  • Period:
    100
    to
    500

    South-East Asia is Indianised

    The Khmer empire of Funan flourished for some 500 years. It carried on a prosperous trade with India and China, and its engineers developed.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 657
    to
    Oct 17, 681

    Jayavarman I Reigns

    Jayavarman I regins as king of the Khmer people
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 685
    to
    Jan 1, 720

    Queen Jayadevi Reigns

    Queen Jayadevi was the first agramahishi, she married Jayavarman while he was still a prince.
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 944
    to
    Jan 1, 967

    Rajendravarman II reigns, he returns captial to Angkor region

  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1002
    to
    Jan 1, 1010

    Civil war is fought between Jayaviarvarman and Suryavaraman

    The Civil war was fought between two factions, one with the leader Jayaviarvarman and the other Suryavaraman. This battle lasted 8 years and it was estimated the thousands died