HISTORY
This section considers Important events within Anglo-Sikh history such as early European accounts of Sikhs, the role ofSikhs in the armed forces and pre British Raj accounts.


 
 


Timeline

Brief Timeline


T I M E L I N E
India Punjab Europe
  1469
Birth of Guru Nanak
 
    1485
Accession of Henry Tudor
    1492
First voyage of Columbus
1498:
Arrival of Vasco da
Gama
   
1526
Battle of Panipat
Accession of Babur and
start of Mughal Rule
  1509
Accession of Henry VIII
  1539
Death of Guru Nanak
 
1556
Accession of Akbar
  1555
Peace of Augsberg
    1558
Accession of Elizabeth I
1605
Accession of Jahangir
1603-1604
Compilation of Guru Granth Sahib
1603
Accession of James I
  1606
Death of Guru Arjan
 
    1618
Beginning of 30 years war
1628
Accession of Shahjahan
  1642 - 1646
English Civil War
1659
Accession of Aurangzeb
  1653
Cromwell Lord Protector
  1675
Execution of Guru Tegh Bahadur
1660
The Restoration
  1699
Founding of the Khalsa Nation
1688
The 'Glorious Revolution'
1707
Death of Aurangzeb
   
  1708
Death of Guru Gobind Singh
 
    1715
Death of Louis XIV
1744 - 1749
Anglo-French War
1747 -1769
Invasions of Ahmed Shah Abdali (Afghan)
 
1757
Battle of Plassey. Clive becomes Governor
1769
Rise of the Sikh Missls
 
    1775 - 1783
War of American Independence
    1789
French Revolution
  1799
Capture of Lahore by Ranjit Singh
 
    1805
Battles of Trafalgar and Austerlitz
   

1815
Battle of Waterloo

  1839
Death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh
 
 

1845 - 1846
First Anglo-Sikh War

 
  1848 - 1849
Second Anglo-Sikh War
Annexation of the Punjab
 
    1854 - 1856
Crimean War
    1870 - 1871
Franco-Prussian War
  1873
Singh Sabha Founded
 
1885
Founding of the Indian National Congress
 

1899 - 1901
Boer War

    1914 - 1918
First World War
1919
Government of India Act
   
    1939 - 1945
Second World War
1947
Partition of India
1947
Partition of the Punjab
 
     
     
Notes: Currently the timeline the period
Source: Dr. Ganda Singh


Source:various sources




 
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