Yuan Dynasty: Josh, Liam, And Ross' Project

Timeline created by *J()$#|_|@ \/\/{}[]|)*
In History
  • Apr 5, 1206

    Genghis Khan

    In the year 1206, a Mongolian leader called Temujin received the title Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan means universal ruler.
  • Apr 5, 1213

    Attack of the Great Wall

    In 1213, Genghis Khan launched another attack on the Great Wall.
  • Apr 5, 1215

    Devestation in China

    In 1215, the mongol warriors sacked Beijing and left it burning for a month. More than 90 other cities and towns in China experienced the same devestation.
  • Apr 5, 1227

    Death of Genghis Khan

    Death of Genghis Khan
    At the time of his death, in 1227, Ghenghis Khan controled almost all of Northern China.
  • Apr 5, 1260

    Kublai

    In 1260, Genghis Khan's grandson became the Great Khan.
  • Apr 5, 1271

    Emporer Of China

    Emporer Of China
    In 1271, Kublai named himself the Emporer of China and established the Yuan (original) dynasty.
  • Apr 5, 1279

    Southern China

    By 1279, the Mongols had taken over China.
  • Apr 5, 1279

    Death of Song

    In 1279 the last survivor of the Song dynasty (the dynasty before the Yuan) drowned himself.
  • Apr 6, 1294

    Death of Kublia

    In 1294, Kublia died. After his death, the Yuan dynasty started to decline.
  • Apr 6, 1368

    Decline of Yuan

    In 1368, the Yuan declined. Kublia's decendents fought over the throne. Too much paper money in circulation caused money values to decrease. Natural disasters signaled the dynasty's loss of the Mandate of Heaven.