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History-One Liners


The major events and respective timelines of India-



1-1500 to 1000 BCE- Early Vedic Period


2-1200 BCE- Rigveda Period


3-1000 BCE- Iron Age of India


4-700 BCE- Age of Upanishads


5-599 BCE- Birth of Mahavira (24th Tirthankar of Jainism)



6-558–491 BCE- Bimbisara (known as Srenika) founded Haryanka dynasty.



7-492–460 BCE- Period of Ajatshatru (son of Bimbisara)


8-350 BCE- Panini ( is a resident of Gandhara). He wrote Ashtadhyayi (Sanskrit Grammar book).


9-321 BCE- Chandragupta Maurya established Mauryan Empire in Magadha

Chandragupta Maurya
Chandragupta Maurya

10-300 BCE- Chola dynasty (in South India)



11-268–232 BCE- Period of the Great Ashoka (son of Bindusara)


12-260 BCE- Ashoka inscribed the Edicts of Ashoka (written in Brahmi script)

 The figure in the centre may represent Ashoka
The figure in the center may represent Ashoka


13-232 BCE- Ashoka died (Kunala, his son, succeeded)


14-184 BCE- Establishment of the Shunga dynasty by Pushyamitra Shunga


15-78 BCE- Beginning of Saka era


16-57 BCE- Beginning of Vikram Era


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