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Empires Strike Back (English)

The empire strikes back -500 -400 -300 -200 -100 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 632 Death of Muhammad of Charlemagne 800 395 Split of Roman Empire 1099 Imperial coronation Crusaders conquer Jerusalem Achaemenid Empire Persepolis 331 BC. Alexander the Great defeat Darius III 1492 Discovery of America Am ! Mauryan Empire 185 BC. Pusyamitra Sunga kills the last mauryan emperor 1776 United States declaration of independence Patna 220 Han Dynasty C'ao Pi forces the last sovereign Han to abdicate Chang'an 476 Deposition of Romulus Augustulus by Odoacer 1789 French revolution Roman Empire Or, P, Am Rome Rashidun Caliphate 1815 Waterloo battle Medina 661 Disorders and civil war Omayyad Caliphate How to read it? Damascus 750 Battle of Zab and accession of the Abbaside Caliphate The visualization explores historically, geographically and demographically twenty-one great empires born over the last 2.500 years. Empires are visualized according to the period and reason of their demise. Further information concerning size, population, government and geography are presented visually for each imperium. Tang Dynasty Chang’an 907 Zhu Wen usurps the throne of the last emperor Tang 1918 End of I world war Abbasid Caliphate Baghdad 1258 Hulagu Khan (Mongol Empire) conquer Baghdad 1945 End of II world war temporal axis 550 BC to present Song Dynasty Kaifeng, Наngzhou 1279 Victory of Mongols in the battle of Yamen 1989 Fall of Berlin wall Mongol Empire Beijing 1 Em empires vertically orđered by fall-date The Silk Road snaked for more than 8.000 Km through three continents, connecting the lands once belonged to antique chinese dynasties, to those belonging to the mongolian, indian, achaemenid, roman, ottoman and arab empires 1368 Division in independent territorial units historical periods consecutive empires Yuan Dynasty Beijing 1368 A riot, lead from Zhu Yuanzhang, brings Ming Dynasty to power 1453 Fall of Constantinople at the hand of Muhammad II (Ottoman Empire) each empire is visualized according to specific parameters: Byzantine Empire Constantinople M .I Ming Dynasty Beijing 1644 Manciù Invasion (Qing Dynasty) 1806 Formal dissolution of the Empire North America South America Oceania Holy Roman Empire Em - Aachen Spanish Empire Europe Asia After reaching the heights of power during the Late Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Empire gradually declined and narrowed to a confederation of independent States Madrid height 3D тахiтит expansion (aтеа) 1898 Spanish American war, loss of Cuba, Philippins, Guam and Puerto Rico continents the empire reach out width = longevity Qing Dynasty Beijing Am Empire Nâme 1911 Abdication of baby emperor Ри Yi Am fall-date fall cause main capital Russian Empire Saint Petersburg Am date of тахітит expansion The region of Russian Empire, one of the wider in history, is almoșt entirely inherited from the new born Soviet Union тахітит population 1= 20 million of inhabitants 1917 Russian revolution color = 1918 Dissolution after the defeat in the I world war 1922 End of the sultanate after the defeat in the I world war o Hungarian Empire Vienna Austro- cause of the fall Cm 1 war inner disorders Ottoman Empire colony independence Am Istanbul division Portuguese Empire M, RI Lisbon formal dissolution type of government 1974 Carnation Revolution М топarchy Am absolute monarchy Em elective monarchy Cm constitutional monarchy териblic Or oligarchical republic princedom caliphate British Empire London With his 33,7 million of sq km and 458 million of inhabitants the British Empire is the widest and most densily populated in history P 1997 Hong Kong return under chinese sovereignty -500 -400 -300 -200 -100 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800 1900 2000 Antiquity Middle Ages Modern era Contemporary era Africa Antarctica ---------

Empires Strike Back (English)

shared by accurat on Sep 13
Do we really know the reason why the biggest empires collapsed? The visualization proposes a new historical, geographical and demographical render of 21 big emperors since 2500 years ago. Empires are ...


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