Timeline of the Khmer Empire

Timeline created by Joseph Bickers
In History
  • 550

    King Rudravarman dies

    King Rudravarman dies
    King Rudravarman was the last recorded ruler of Funan. This area was located in the South-West area of Vietnam
  • Jan 1, 657

    Jayavarman 1 reigns

    Jayavarman 1 reigns
    This king reigned during the period when the Zhenla period occured. Jayavarman controlled a large bureaucracy to control the kingdom.
  • Jan 1, 685

    Queen Jayadevi regns

    Queen Jayadevi regns
    Jayadevi was one of the first female rulers of the Khmer Emire. She also was the daughter of King Jayarvarman.
  • Jan 1, 802

    Khmer Empire is founded

    Khmer Empire is founded
    Jayavarman II was a local ruler from Vyadhapura who was forced to make peace between several competing states. He founded the Khmer Empire and was regarded as a hero among the locals in Cambodia.
  • Jan 1, 944

    Rajemdravarman 2 reigns

    Rajemdravarman 2 reigns
    This illustrious king came from a noble background and campaigned against enemies in Thailand. This gave him popularity with the civilians. Even though he followed Shiva, he respected Buddism and built new temples. During his reign, Angkor prospered
  • Jan 1, 1080

    Jayavarman IV founds the mahidharpura dynesty

    Jayavarman IV founds the mahidharpura dynesty
    Jayavarman VI rules and begins the Mahidharapura Dynasty. This was his family's ancestral home.
  • Jan 1, 1113

    Suryavarman II reigns

    Suryavarman II reigns
    When Suryavarman II reigned, he built the Angkor Wat to the appreciation of civilians.
  • Jan 1, 1181

    Jayavarman VII begins reign

    Jayavarman VII begins reign
    This King is one of Angkor's most renowned as he made many changes that shaped the way of Angkor. He built dozens of temples and monasteries. He also built more forms of transport by creating roads and highways. He also created many hospitals.
  • Period:
    100
    to
    500

    Indianisation of South-east Asia

    The Indianisation is recognised as a period of time when the Khmer people started to adopt Indian practises. Such as their Religions ECT
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1011
    to
    Jan 1, 1050

    Dynasty of the Sun

    Suryavarman I created the Dynasty of the Sun. This was because the first two syllables in his name in Tamil means 'Sun'