History Through The Centuries

Take a walk through history and guess these important events.
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Chinese emperor Guangwu rebuilt this dynasty
Han Dynasty
122
This Roman emperor began to build a wall between England and Scotland
Hadrian
250
The Classic Period, later likened to the Renaissance of Italy, began in this American civilization
Maya Civilization
300s
This nomadic group invaded Europe and established a short-lived dominion
Huns
410
For the first time in its history, Rome was sacked by this tribe
Visigoths
570
This prophet was born in Mecca
Muhammad
614
Muslims conquered this holy city
Jerusalem
771
This man became the king of Franks
Charlemagne
878
This king of Britain defeated the Danish invaders
Alfred the Great
962
This German king became the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
Otto I
1066
The Norman Conquest of England began with this battle
The Battle of Hastings
1199
This lion-hearted king of England died
Richard I
1206
This emperor founded the Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan
1300s
Renaissance began (arguably) in this Italian city
Florence
1453
Constantinople was invaded by this empire
Ottoman Empire
1526
This Conquistador arrived at the Incan lands
Francisco Pizarro
1610
This scientist became the first person to see the moons of Jupiter
Galileo Galilei
1775
He was the King of Great Britain when the American Revolutionary War started
King George III
1815
Napoleon was defeated by the Seventh Coalition at this battle
The Battle of Waterloo
1948
He was the official founder and the first Prime Minister of Israel
David Ben-Gurion
2001
al-Qaeda made terrorist attacks in the United States at this date
September 11
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