THE CHRONOLOGY HISTORY OF CHINA


dates are approximate..

1200 -1600 BC
Xia Dynasty
1600 -1100 BC
Shang Dynasty
1100 - 771 BC
Zhou Dynasty
Western Zhou Dynasty
770 - 256 BC
Eastern Zhou Dynasty
770 - 476 BC
Spring and Autumn period
475 - 221 BC
Warring States
221 - 207 BC
Qin Dynasty
206 BC - AD 24
Han Dynasty
Western Han
25 - 220
Eastern Han
220 - 265
Three Kingdoms
Wei
221 - 263
Shu Han
222 - 316
Wu
265 - 316
Western Jin Dynasty
317 - 420
Eastern Jin Dynasty
420 - 479
Northern and
Southern Dynasties
Song
479 - 502
Qi
502 - 557
Liang
557 - 589
Southern Dynasties
Chen
386 - 534
Northern Dynasties
Northern Wei
534 - 550
Eastern Wei
550 - 577
Northern Qi
535 - 556
Western Wei
557 - 581
Northern Zhou
581 - 618
Sui Dynasty
618 - 907
Tang Dynasty
907 - 923
Five Dynasties
Later Liang
923 - 936
Later Tang
936 - 946
Later Jin
947 - 960
Later Han
951 - 960
Later Zhou
960 - 1127
Song Dynasty
Northern Song Dynasty
1127 - 1279
Southern Song Dynasty
916 - 1125
Liao Dynasty
1115 - 1234
Jin Dynasty
1206 - 1368
Yuan Dynasty
1368 - 1644
Ming Dynasty
1644 - 1911
Qing Dynasty
1912 - 1949
Republic of China
1949 -
People's Republic of China