List of empires

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Empires and dynasties[edit]

Empire Start year End year Duration (years)
Abbasid Caliphate 750 1258 508
Aceh Sultanate 1496 1903 407
Achaemenid Empire 550 BC 330 BC 220
Afsharid Dynasty 1736 1796 60
Aghlabid Emirate 800 909 109
Ahom Dynasty 1228 1838 610
Akkadian Empire 2334 BC 2154 BC 180
Aksumite Empire 150 940 790
Akwamu 1505 1867 362
Alaouite dynasty 1631 2021 281
Almohad Caliphate 1121 1269 148
Almoravid dynasty 1040 1147 107
Angevin Empire 1154 1242 88
Aq Qoyunlu 1378 1503 125
Armenian Empire 190 BC 428 618
Assyria 2500 BC 911 BC 1589
Neo-Assyrian Empire 911 BC 609 BC 302
Ashanti Empire 1670 1896 226
Austrian Empire 1804 1867 63
Austria-Hungary 1867 1918 51
Ayyubid dynasty 1171 1260 89
Aztec Empire 1428 1521 93
Aulikara Empire 528 550 22
Babylonian Empire 1900 BC 1600 BC 300
Balhae 698 926 228
Banten Sultanate 1526 1813 287
Sultanate of Banjar 1520 1905 385
Bamana Empire 1712 1861 149
Belgian colonial empire 1901 1962 61
Benin Empire 1440 1897 457
Kadamba dynasty 345 540 195
Bornu Empire 1387 1893 506
Empire of Brazil 1822 1889 67
Britannic Empire 286 296 10
British Empire 1603 1997 394
British Raj 1858 1947 89
Bruneian Empire 1368 1888 520
First Bulgarian Empire 680 1018 338
Second Bulgarian Empire 1185 1422 237
Burgundian State 1364 1477 113
Buyid dynasty 934 1055 121
Byzantine Empire 330 1453 1123
Caliphate of Córdoba 756 1031 275
Cao Wei 220 265 45
Carthaginian Empire 814 BC 146 BC 668
Cebu Rajahnate 1279 1565 286
Chagatai Khanate 1225 1687 462
Chalukya dynasty 543 753 210
Chauhan dynasty 800 1200 400
Chavín Empire 900 BC 200 BC 700
Chenla 550 802 252
Chera dynasty 400 BC 1729 2129
Chola empire 400 BC 1540 1940
Comanche Empire 1750 1850 100
Commonwealth of England 1649 1660 11
Congo Free State 1885 1908 23
Crimean Khanate 1441 1783 342
Dacian Empire 168 BC 106 274
Danish colonial empire 1536 1953 417
Delhi Sultanate 1206 1527 321
Demak Sultanate 1475 1568 93
Durrani Empire 1747 1823 76
Dutch Empire 1568 1975 407
Egyptian Empire 1550 BC 1077 BC 473
Elamite Empire 1210 BC 1100 BC 110
Exarchate of Africa 585 698 113
Abbasynia 1137 1974 837
Fatimid Caliphate 909 1171 262
First French Empire 1804 1815 11
Second French Empire 1852 1870 18
French colonial empire 1534 1980 446
Frankish Empire 800 843 43
Funan 50 550 500
Gallic Empire 260 274 14
Gaza Empire 1824 1895 71
Republic of Genoa 1096 1797 701
Georgian Empire 1008 1490 482
German Empire 1871 1918 47
Ghana Empire 300 1240 940
Ghaznavid dynasty 963 1187 224
Ghurid dynasty 1148 1215 67
Goguryeo 37 BC 668 705
Goryeo 918 1392 474
Gorkha Empire 1600 1850 250
Göktürk Khaganate 552 747 195
Golden Horde 1240 1502 262
Sultanate of Gowa 1300 1945 645
Empire of Great Fulo 1514 1776 262
Great Moravian Empire 833 900 67
Seljuq Empire 1037 1194 157
Gurjara-Pratihara dynasty 600 1136 536
Gupta Empire 320 550 230
Hafsid Kingdom 1228 1574 346
Han dynasty 206 BC 220 426
Hanseatic League 1356 1648 292
Empire of Harsha 606 647 41
Hephthalite Empire 420 567 147
Hittite Empire 1460 BC 1180 BC 280
Holy Roman Empire 962 1806 844
Hotak dynasty 1709 1738 29
Hoysala Empire 1026 1343 317
Hunnic Empire 370 469 99
Husainid dynasty 1705 1957 252
Idrisid dynasty 788 974 186
Ilkhanate 1256 1335 79
Kingdom of Israel (united monarchy) 1047 BC 930 BC 117
Kingdom of Judah (united monarchy) 1050 BC 586 BC 464
Inca Empire (Tawantinsuyo) 1438 1533 95
Italian Empire 1885 1943 58
Empire of Japan 1868 1947 79
Jin dynasty (266–420) 266 420 154
Jin dynasty (1115–1234) 1115 1234 119
Johor Empire 1528 1855 327
Jolof Empire 1350 1549 199
Joseon 1392 1897 505
Kaabu Empire 1537 1867 330
Kachari kingdom[1] 835 1832 997
Kalmar Union 1397 1523 126
Kanem Empire 700 1387 687
Kanva dynasty 75 BC 30 BC 45
Kara-Khanid Khanate 840 1212 372
Kazakh Khanate 1465 1847 382
Khazar Khaganate 700 1000 300
Khmer Empire 802 1431 629
Khilji dynasty 1290 1320 30
Khwarazmian dynasty 1077 1221 144
Kievan Rus' 879 1240 361
Konbaung dynasty 1752 1885 133
Kong Empire 1710 1898 188
Korean Empire 1897 1910 13
Kushan Empire 30 345 315
Kingdom of Kush 1070 BC 350 1420
Lakota people 1700 1877 177
Latin Empire 1204 1261 57
Later Lê dynasty 1428 1789 361
Liao dynasty 915 1125 210
Lodi Sultanate 1451 1526 75
Macedonian Empire 334 BC 323 BC 11
Madurai Nayak dynasty 1529 1736 207
Majapahit Empire 1293 1527 234
Mali Empire 1235 1610 375
Malacca Empire 1400 1511 111
Mamluk Sultanate 1250 1517 267
Manchukuo 1932 1945 13
Maratha Empire 1674 1818 144
Marinid dynasty 1244 1465 221
Massina Empire 1820 1862 42
Mataram Sultanate 1587 1755 168
Mauretania 225 BC 44 269
Mauryan Empire 321 BC 185 BC 136
Median Empire 625 BC 549 BC 76
Mlechchha dynasty 650 900 250
First Mexican Empire 1821 1823 2
Second Mexican Empire 1864 1867 3
Ming dynasty 1368 1644 276
Mitanni Empire 1500 BC 1300 BC 200
Mongol Empire 1206 1368 162
Mughal Empire 1526 1758 232
Nanda Empire 450 BC 350 BC 100
Neo-Babylonian Empire 626 BC 539 BC 87
Nguyễn dynasty 1802 1945 143
North Sea Empire 1016 1035 19
Empire of Nicaea 1204 1261 57
Northern Yuan dynasty 1368 1635 267
Numidia 202 BC 40 BC 162
Omani Empire 1698 1856 158
Ottoman Empire 1299 1922 623
Oyo Empire 1400 1905 505
Pagan Empire 849 1297 448
Pahlavi dynasty 1925 1979 54
Pala Empire 750 1174 424
Palmyrene Empire 270 273 3
Pandyan dynasty 500 BC 1759[2] 2259
Parthian Empire 247 BC 224 471
Pontic Empire 120 BC 47 BC 73
Portuguese Empire 1415 1999 584
Kingdom of Prussia 1701 1871 170
Ptolemaic Empire 305 BC 30 BC 275
Qajar dynasty[citation needed] 1794 1925 131
Qara Qoyunlu 1378 1468 90
Qin dynasty 221 BC 206 BC 15
Qing dynasty 1644 1912 268
Ramnad Sethupathis 1590 1979 389
Rashidun Caliphate 632 661 29
Rashtrakuta dynasty 753 982 229
Roman Empire 27 BC 395 422
Rouran Khaganate 330 555 225
Rozwi Empire 1660 1866 206
Rustamid dynasty 777 909 132
Russian Empire (Romanov) 1721 1917 196
Saadi dynasty 1554 1659 105
Safavid dynasty 1501 1736 235
Saffarid dynasty 867 1002 135
Sassanid dynasty 224 651 427
Satavahana dynasty 230 BC 220 450
Samanid Empire 819 999 180
Saudeleur dynasty 1100 1628 528
Duchy of Savoy 1416 1713 297
Seleucid Empire 312 BC 63 BC 249
Serbian Empire 1346 1371 25
Shu Han 221 263 42
Siam Empire 1782 1932 150
Sultanate of Siak Sri Indrapura 1722 1945 223
Sikh Empire 1733 1849 116
Singhasari 1222 1292 70
Sokoto Caliphate 1804 1903 99
Song dynasty 960 1279 319
Songhai Empire 1340 1591 251
Spanish Empire 1479 1975 496
Srivijaya Empire 683 1293 610
Sui dynasty 581 618 37
Wadiyar dynasty (Kingdom of Mysore) 1399 1950 551
Shunga Empire 185 BC 73 BC 112
Sumer 4500 BC 1900 BC 2600
Swedish Empire 1611 1721 110
Tahirid dynasty 821 873 52
Tang dynasty 618 907 289
Thanjavur Nayak dynasty 1532 1673 141
Tây Sơn dynasty 1778 1802 24
Sultanate of Ternate 1258 1914 657
Empire of Thessalonica 1224 1246 22
Nazi Germany 1933 1945 12
Tibetan Empire 755 842 87
Tondo dynasty 900 1587 687
Sultanate of Tidore 1274 1967 693
Timurid Empire 1370 1526 156
Tlemcen 1235 1556 321
Empire of Trebizond 1204 1461 257
Toltec Empire 496 1122 626
Toungoo dynasty 1510 1752 242
Toucouleur Empire 1848 1893 45
Tu'i Tonga Empire 950 1865 915
Turgesh Khaganate 699 766 67
Umayyad Caliphate 661 750 89
Uyunid Emirate 1076 1253 177
Uyghur Khaganate 742 848 106
Vandal Kingdom 435 534 99
Vijayanagara Empire 1336 1646 310
Republic of Venice 697 1797 1100
Wari Empire 500 1100 600
Wassoulou Empire 1878 1895 17
Wattasids 1472 1554 82
Western Chalukya Empire 973 1189 216
Western Roman Empire 395 476 81
Eastern Wu 229 280 51
Western Xia dynasty 1038 1227 189
Xin dynasty 9 23 14
Yuan dynasty 1271 1368 97
Zand dynasty 1750 1794 44
Zhou dynasty 1046 BC 256 BC 790
Zhou dynasty (690–705) 690 705 15
Zirids 972 1148 176
Zulu Empire 1818 1897 79

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.historyfiles.co.uk/KingListsFarEast/IndiaKacharis.htm
  2. ^ Sethuraman, N. (1993). The Later Pandyas (1371 - 1759 AD). Tiruchirapalli: The Epigraphical Society of India.

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