Timelines of Asian History
Hideyoshi was born into a peasant family during the tumultuous Sengoku, or "Warring States" Period in Japan. Despite his lowly birth and his skinny, somewhat rat-like appearance, Hideyoshi rose from the rank of sandal-bearer to general in Oda Nobunaga's army.
Timeline of Chinese history, from early prehistoric settlements to the present day.
Timeline of Persian / Iranian history, from the time of Zoroaster through the Islamic Revolution under the Ayatollah Khomeini.
Timeline of the history of Central Asia, from early settlement to the fall of the Soviet Union and beyond.
Timeline of the Korean War, from the end of World War II to the Armistice and exchange of POWs in 1953.
Timeline of the Vietnam War, from the French colonial era and World War II, to "Vietnamization" and the Fall of Saigon.
The Huns swept out of Central Asia and helped to bring down the mighty Roman Empire. See a timeline, with special emphasis on the life and times of Attila the Hun, the "Scourge of God."