Time Line of Lahore:

Date

Description

1000BC
Foundation of Lahore by Prince Loh, Son of Rama Chandra
630AD
A Great Brahmanb City according to Hieun Tsang
800~900AD
Under Brahmanb rule
975AD
Subuktgin, father of Mahmood Ghaznavi of Ghazni invades Lahore and defeats Raja Jaipal
1021AD
Mahmood Ghaznavi Captures the City
1043AD
Hindu Rajas of Northern India besiege Lahore for seven months
1039~1099AD
Golden Rule of Ghaznavids under Zahir-ud-Din Ibrahim
1157~1186AD
Capital of Ghaznavids under twelfth Ghaznavid Emperor
1186~1206AD
 Shahab-ud-Din Ghauri conquers Lahore and brings it under the Ghorid Empire
1241~1310AD
 The Mongols ransack Lahore several times
1398AD
 Tamerlane plunders Lahore
1236~1526AD
 Lahore plays almost no role. The Khilji, Tughlaq, Syed and Lodhi dynasties succeed one another in Delhi till Babur captures it in 1524 and lays foundations of the Moghul Empire
1524AD
 Babur captures Lahore
1554AD
 Babar's son Humayun returns in triumph after 14 years of exile
1606AD
 Emperor Jehangir besieges Lahore
1622AD
 Jehangir fixes his court in Lahore
1629AD
 Shahjehan proclaimed emperor at Lahore
1629~1658AD
 Lahore enjoys peace and prosperity under Ali Mardan and Wazir Khan, Governors of Emperor Shahjehan
1659AD
 Emperor Aurangzeb enters Lahore
1712AD
 Aurangzeb's death at Lahore
1739AD
 Nadir Shah Durrani, the King of Persia captures Lahore
1748~1767AD
 Nadir's successor, Ahmad Shah Abdali invades Lahore eight times
1764~1794AD
 Three Sikh Chiefs Lahna Singh, Sobha Singh and Gujjer Singh occupy Lahore
1799~1839AD
 Lahore under Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Sikh ruler of the Punjab
1839~1848AD
 Successors of Ranjit Singh
1849AD
 Annexation of the Punjab by the British brings Lahore under their control
1857AD
 East India Company transfers its powers to the British crown and Lahore becomes part of the British Empire
1857~1947AD
 British rule
1947AD
 Creation of Pakistan
 

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