Timeline of galactic history

This is a timeline of galactic history. All dates are given according to the Galactic Standard Calendar. Contents
1 Timeline
1.1 Before the Battle of Yavin (BBY)
1.1.1 The Pre-Republic Era
1.1.2 The Old Republic era
1.1.3 Fall of the Republic/Rise of the Empire era
1.1.4 The Rebellion era
1.2 After the Battle of Yavin (ABY)
1.2.1 Rebellion era (continued)
1.2.2 The New Republic era
1.2.3 The New Jedi Order era
1.2.4 The Legacy era

2 Behind the scenes
2.1 Movies:
2.2 Cartoons/TV Series/Other Film or Viewing Material:
2.3 Novels:
2.4 Video games:
3 Notes and references
4 See also
5 External links

Before the Battle of Yavin (BBY)

The Pre-Republic Era

c. 7,500,000,000 BBY
The first star in the Cularin system, named Morasil, is formed.
c. 5,000,000,000 BBY
Korriban is formed.
The Yavin system is formed.
c. 3,000,000,000 BBY
The Sharu race begins to evolve in the Rafa system.
c. 2,000,000,000 BBY
The Oseon system is created. A rogue star is believed to have passed too close to the system, disrupting the planet formation and creating an abnormally large asteroid belt.
c. 10,000,000 BBY
Volcanic activity on Esseles begins to end.
c. 4,000,000 BBY
The Valley of the Giant Oysters on Mon Calamari begins to form.
c. 3,000,000 BBY
An asteroid collides with the planet Vinsoth, killing most life on its surface. The remaining survivors evolve into the Chevin.
c. 2,006,200 BBY
The Columi first evolve.
c. 2,004,200 BBY
The Columi take to the trees and begin to develop for arboreal life.
c. 2,002,200 BBY
The Columi learn to use tools.
c. 2,002,000 BBY
The Columi, with their newly acquired skill of mining for minerals, begin building tree spanning cities.
c. 2,000,000 BBY
The Columi achieve interstellar travel.
Wookiees begin to evolve on Kashyyyk.
Beggar’s Canyon is formed on Tatooine.
Sullustans evolve underground on Sullust.
c. 1,000,000 BBY
Feeling threatened by the Celestials, the Sharu go underground and hide their cities in order to protect themselves.
The Corellian system is presumably formed by the Architects.
The Hutts leave Varl and settle on the planet they dub Nal Hutta.
The Bith undergo a terrible war.
c.999,989 BBY
By this time, most sentient species have begun keeping historical records, though they prove indecipherable to modern historians.
c. 999,975 BBY
Sernpidal takes Dobido as its moon.
c. 750,000 BBY
Goroth begins to develop intelligent life.
c. 500,000 BBY
The Devaronians achieve space travel.
Naboo undergoes an ice age.
The Gree evolve.
c. 499,989 BBY
By this time, most sentient species have records decipherable to modern historians.
c. 300,000 BBY
The Gree civilization enters its golden age.
c. 200,000 BBY
The Taungs of Coruscant attempt to conquer the 13 baseline Human nations of the Battalions of Zhell.
A volcano on Coruscant erupts, decimating the Zhell.
The Taung flee to the planet Roon.
c. 199,989 BBY
The sky over Coruscant is finally free of ash.
c. 130,000 BBY
Sith society begins.
c. 100,000 BBY
The planet Coruscant is now covered entirely by its principal city, later known as Galactic City.
The Sith race begins to develop their culture and civilization.
The Columi survey Coruscant and Duro, dismissing them as “primitive” disappointments.
The Kwa construct the Infinity Gate and the Star Temples on Dathomir.
Civilization on Goroth begins with an agricultural society.
c. 95,000 BBY
The last time the lower levels of Coruscant see sunlight.
c. 57,000 BBY
Utapau is colonized by humanoid species that would later evolve into the Pau’an and Utai species.
c. 50,000 BBY
The Gree develop hypergates.
c. 49,000 BBY
The Infinite Empire of the Rakata is established using a special form of hyperdrive.
c. 40,000 BBY
Felucia is colonized by the Gossam.
The civilization on Garos IV is wiped out by a groundquake.
c. 35,000 BBY
The Castle Lands of Oroboro are built by the Killiks on Alderaan.
c. 30,000 BBY
The Infinite Empire reaches its peak and constructs the Star Forge.
The Killiks are driven from Alderaan and Alsakan.
c. 29,000 BBY
The Kashi Mer Dynasty reaches its height.
c. 28,000 BBY
The Rakata arrive on Korriban, but are eventually defeated by King Adas.
c. 27,700 BBY
Reign of King Adas over the Sith ends.
c. 27,500 BBY
The first Human colonists land on Alderaan.
c. 27,000 BBY
Human colonists first arrive in the Tion Cluster.
c. 26,000 BBY
The Morodins colonize Varonat.
The Library of Xer is built on Criton’s Point.
The Cult of M’dweshuu is formed on the Nikto homeworld of Kintan.
Alsakan is colonized by Humans from Coruscant in the colony ship, Kuat Explorer.
c. 25,970 BBY
Churabba the Hutt takes over Kintan.
c. 25,200 BBY
A Major plague sweeps through the galaxy that kills only Rakata. As a result of this, twinned with subject species rebellions, the Infinite Empire collapses.
The Kitel Phard dynasty is founded on Atrisia.
c. 25,180 BBY
The Verpine colonize the Roche asteroid field.
c. 25,130 BBY
The reign of Xim the Despot begins.
c. 25,105 BBY
The Battle of Ko Vari and the First Battle of Vontor are fought between the Hutt Empire and the empire of Xim the Despot.
c. 25,100 BBY
Both the Second and Third Battles of Vontor are fought between the Hutts and Xim the Despot.
According to Tionese history, Xim the Despot is killed at Vontor, but he is actually captured and later dies as a slave in the dungeons of Kossak on Evocar.
The Treaty of Vontor is signed.
The Hutts gain control of the Si’Klaata Cluster.

The Force Wars on Tython begin.

The Old Republic era

c. 25,000 BBY
The Rakatan Hyperdrive is adapted, manufactured, and widely distributed by the Corellians.
The Unification Wars are fought.
The Galactic Constitution is signed.
The Galactic Republic is founded.
Coruscant becomes the Republic’s capital.
The Jedi Order arises from the ashes of the Force Wars of Tython.
Jedi Knights establish a school on Ossus.
The Perlemian Trade Route is founded, linking Coruscant with Ossus.
c. 24,980 BBY
Rana Mas Trehalt, legendary Queen of Duro, dies.
Dassid becomes King of Duro.
c. 24,500 BBY
The first war between the Jedi occurs, when some of their number are drawn to the dark side of the Force, forming the Legions of Lettow.
c. 24,000 BBY
Hosk Station is constructed on the surface of Kalarba’s largest moon.
The Tionese War is fought between the Galactic Republic and the Honorable Union of Desevro & Tion.
c. 23,900 BBY
The former worlds of the Union, (with the exception of Desevro), join the Galactic Republic as a member sector with Tion as the capital.
c. 22,000 BBY
The planet Nubia is settled.
c. 20,100 BBY
The Inner Rim is settled.
c. 20,000 BBY
The Galactic Republic’s Great Manifest Period begins.
The Etti flee persecution in the Core and eventually settle on Etti IV.
19,997 BBY
An indigenous sapient species of Neona goes extinct.
c. 18,000 BBY
Bureau of Ships and Services is created.
17,522 BBY
Haruun Kal is colonized for the first time.
c. 17,000 BBY
The Alsakan Conflicts begin.
The Great Manifest Period ends.
The Indecta era begins.
c. 16,950 BBY
The Arkanians settle Xexto subjects on Quermia for a genetic experiment.
c. 15,500 BBY
The Duinuogwuin Contention.
The University of Coruscant is founded by Borz’Mat’oh and Supreme Chancellor Fillorean.
c. 15,100 BBY
The Anomids of Yablari develop hyperdrive.
c. 15,000 BBY
The Indecta era ends.
Yablari joins the Galactic Republic.
Neimoidia is finally considered a separate culture from Duro.
Ando joins the Republic.
The planet Dahrtag is settled.
The Aquala and the Quara fight in a civil war.
The Hutts take over Evocar and rename it Nal Hutta.
14,975 BBY
Necropolis is colonized.
c. 14,000 BBY
Vulta joins the Galactic Republic.
*13,975 BBY
The Duros discover Sneeve.
*c. 13,720 BBY
The Herglic Trade Empire collapses.
*c. 13,000 BBY

Lan Barell is discovered.
c. 12,720 BBY
The Herglic establish contact with the Human colonists of the nearby Tapani Sector and join the Galactic Republic soon after.
c. 12,500 BBY
The slave trade becomes an everyday part of life on Ryloth.
c. 12,000 BBY
Ord Mantell is colonized by Corellian colonists as an advanced military outpost for the Republic.
The Pius Dea Crusades begin.
The Galactic Museum is established on Coruscant.
11,975 BBY
Morseer is settled.
c. 11,720 BBY
The Twelve Kingdoms Era in the Tapani Sector begins.
11,708 BBY
First contact between the Mrlssi and Humans occurs.
c. 11,500 BBY
Female Jedi Knight Halbret brings together a contingent of Jedi Knights to defeat a powerful Dark Jedi who has enslaved the Kathol species.
c. 11,000 BBY
End of the Pius Dea Crusades.
10,019 BBY
The Corellians discover New Plympto.
c. 10,000 BBY
Gravlex Med is briefly occupied by Shusugaunt conquerors.
The Lost City of the Jedi is constructed on Yavin IV.
Abregado-rae is discovered by Galactic Republic scouts.
Kinyen recorded history begins.
The Great Library of Ropagi II is built by the Ropagu.
9,997 BBY
Fortress Barlos is built on Pochi.
c. 9,990 BBY
Lightsabers are invented.
9,988 BBY
Adumar is settled.
c. 9,000 BBY
The Rianitus Period begins.
8,296 BBY
Start of the Sullustan Calendar.
c. 8,000 BBY
The Republic establishes an outpost on the planet Malastare’s eastern continent. Gran colonists arrive over the following millennia and begin to displace the native Dugs.
The Rianitus Period ends.
7,720 BBY
The Twelve Kingdoms Era in the Tapani Sector ends.
c. 7,700 BBY
The war between the Meris and Teltiors on Merisee begins.
c. 7,600 BBY
Gorothites develop hyperdrive.
c. 7,500 BBY
Goroth Prime joins the Galactic Republic.
7,328 BBY
The Tapani Sector joins the Galactic Republic.
The Mrlsst Academy is established on Mrlsst.
7,308 BBY
The Galactic Standard Calendar is developed.
7,299 BBY
Ishanna is colonized.
7,032 BBY
The “Elders” engage in warfare with the Gungans, forcing the Gungans to retreat underwater.
7,003 BBY
The Second Great Schism occurs, and the Hundred-Year Darkness begins.
c. 7,000 BBY
A prophecy tells of a Chosen One who will bring “balance to the Force”.
According to legend, the Mandalorian Crusaders were formed on the planet Mandalore by the Taung, Mandalore the First.
6,997 BBY
Mrlsst joins the Galactic Republic.
c. 6,950 BBY
Quermia is rediscovered by the Galactic Republic.
c. 6,900 BBY
End of the Hundred-Year Darkness.
The Dark Jedi lose the war at the Battle of Corbos, and the survivors are exiled from the Republic.
The Dark Jedi found the Sith Empire, which remains unknown to rest of the galaxy for almost two thousand years.
Quermia joins the Galactic Republic.
6,875 BBY
Dathka Graush dies.
c. 6,300 BBY
S’krrr is discovered by the Rabaanites.
c. 6,000 BBY
Manderon Period reaches its height.
The Miraluka migrate to Alpheridies.
Rheshalva Interstellar Armaments is founded.
5,975 BBY
Dorin joins the Galactic Republic.
5,689 BBY
The Sidereal Period begins.
c. 5,500 BBY
The first leg of the Rimma Trade Route is established by Tapani Sector merchants.
c. 5,100 BBY
Marka Ragnos defeats Lord Simus and is crowned Dark Lord of the Sith.
5,033 BBY
A Jedi crashes on Yashuvhu and ultimately establishes a Force tradition there through his descendants.
5,032 BBY
An interstellar race colonizes Kooriva, and becomes known as the Koorivar.
The end of the “Elder” civilization on Naboo.
Future Jedi, Odan-Urr, is born on Draethos.
c. 5,020 BBY
Gav and Jori Daragon are born on Koros Major.
5,007 BBY
The symbol of the Republic Navy is carved in a moon.
5,002 BBY
Nazzri’s hereditary monarchy is replaced with a theocratic oligarchy.
5,000 BBY
The Great Hyperspace War begins when Gav and Jori Daragon accidentally lead the forces of the Sith Empire to the Republic.
Battle of Coruscant.
Battle of Koros Major.
Battle of Kirrek.
Battle of Primus Goluud.
First Battle of Korriban.
Second Battle of Korriban.
The Republic wins the war, but Dark Lord of the Sith Naga Sadow escapes to Yavin 4.
c. 5,000 BBY
The planet Tatooine is discovered.
4,996 BBY
The Great Jedi Library is established by Jedi Master Odan-Urr on Ossus.
4,995 BBY
The Klatooinian Trade Guild is founded on Klatooine.
4,990 BBY
The dissolution of the First Sith Empire.
4,800 BBY
The Gank Massacres take place, resulting in the extinction of the Porporites.
4,700 BBY
A Jedi Assembly is established.
4,519 BBY
Uueg Tching, the fifty-fourth Emperor of Kitel Phard, states three ways on how to defeat an enemy, which ultimately becomes a famous, oft-referenced quote.
4,500 BBY
The Quarren make war on the Mon Calamari.
c. 4,400 BBY
The Jedi Knight Freedon Nadd falls to the dark side, learning the secrets of the Sith from the spirit of Naga Sadow.
4,300 BBY
Taris’s golden years begin and it became the Coruscant of the outer rim and riviled the galactic capital itself.
4,350 BBY
The Beast Wars of Onderon begin.
4,250 BBY
The Third Great Schism.
The Vultar Cataclysm.
4,200 BBY
Anchorhead is founded on Tatooine.
4,156 BBY
Taris suffers a civil war.
Non-Humans are banished from the Upper City of Taris.
4,150 BBY
Hapes is settled by raiders from Lorell.
4,050 BBY
The Lorell Raiders are defeated by the Jedi, resulting in the hatred of the Jedi within the Hapes Consortium.
c. 4,048 BBY
Drokko Kira is cast out of the Onderon city of Iziz.
4,024 BBY
Nallastia is settled by colonists from the Darpa Sector.
4,019 BBY
Four Jedi Masters (two Warrior Masters and two Sage Masters) establish the ziggurat of the Jedi Temple over the Force nexus on Coruscant.
4,018 BBY
Ulic Qel-Droma is born on Alderaan.
4,015 BBY
The Great Droid Revolution begins and is ended.
The Old Sith Wars begin.
4,014 BBY
Future Mandalore, Canderous Ordo, is born on Ordo.
c. 4,010 BBY
The Sith holocron of Adas is uncovered by Queen Amanoa of Onderon.
4,002 BBY
Onderon joins the Galactic Republic.
4,000 BBY
Sidrona Diath becomes Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic.
The Beast Wars end, but the Great Sith War begins at the Battle of Onderon.
The Talaani Shipyards are established on Tallaan.
3,998 BBY
Foundation of the Krath cult.
The Freedon Nadd Uprising occurs on Onderon.
3,997 BBY
Former Jedi Exar Kun is crowned the new Dark Lord of the Sith.
The Krath Holy Crusade begins with the Battle of Basilisk.
The Mandalorians, led by Mandalore the Indomitable, engage the Republic and the Basiliskans.
Jedi Knights Ulic Qel-Droma and Nomi Sunrider fight for the Republic at the First Battle of Empress Teta.
Jedi Master Arca Jeth dies at the Battle of Deneba while saving his apprentice, Ulic Qel-Droma.
After the Second Battle of Empress Teta, Ulic Qel-Droma defects to the Krath.
Ulic Qel-Droma becomes the apprentice of Exar Kun.
3,996 BBY
At the Battle of Kuar on the Plains of Harkul, Ulic Qel-Droma defeats Mandalore the Indomitable in combat, winning his loyalty.
Mandalore the Indomitable is defeated by the Republic at the Battle of Onderon and killed by the beasts of Dxun. He is succeeded by Mandalore the Ultimate.
Sith Lord Ulic Qel-Droma turns away from the dark side.
Exar Kun is defeated at the Battle of Yavin IV by Ulic Qel-Droma and the Republic.
Both the Great Sith War and the Krath Holy Crusade end with the Third Battle of Empress Teta.
Mandalore the Ultimate begins secretly summoning clans from across the Galaxy, building up arms and ships on Dxun, working toward the day when a new crusade can be launched.
3,995 BBY
The Great Hunt is started by the Jedi to exterminate the terentateks.
3,994 BBY
Ulic Qel-Droma revisits Yavin IV.
3,993 BBY
The Great Hunt ends.
3,986 BBY
Conclave on Exis Station.
Ulic Qel-Droma dies on Rhen Var.
3,976 BBY
The Mandalorian Neo-Crusaders, led by Mandalore the Ultimate, begin to conquer worlds in the Outer Rim.
Brianna and Mical are born.
Visas Marr is born on Katarr.
3,974 BBY
Mira is born.
3,970 BBY
Beginning of the Kanz Disorders.
3,965 BBY
The Mandalorian Wars begin with the First Battle of Onderon.
The Galactic Republic enters the war, but the Jedi Council forbids involvement by the Jedi until the problem has been assessed.
3,964 BBY
Battle of Flashpoint Station.
First Battle of Suurja.
Second Battle of Suurja.
Third Battle of Suurja.
Fourth Battle of Suurja.
Padawan Massacre of Taris.
Battle of Vanquo.
3,963 BBY
Battle of Cathar.
In response, the Jedi Revan and Malak defy the Jedi Council and lead a large faction of the Jedi, including the Jedi Exile, to war.
3,962 BBY
Eres III is nearly destroyed by Mandalorian hands, while at the same time the Xoxin plains are intentionally set on fire and continue to burn, even twelve years later.
The Mandalorians nearly devastate planet Duro, forcing the Duros to evacuate and relocate.
3,961 BBY
The Exchange is driven off Taris for a time, thanks to Revan’s intervention.
Juhani is freed from slavery.
Revan and Malak discover Star Maps on Kashyyyk and Korriban.
Brejik takes command of the Black Vulkar gang on Taris.
Cassus Fett becomes the most wanted man in the Galaxy.
3,960 BBY
Mandalore the Ultimate is killed by Revan at the Battle of Malachor V.
The Mandalorian Wars end.
The Jedi Exile, who was serving as a general, loses all connection to the Force, returns to the Jedi Council, and is exiled from the Order for her crimes.
Revan and Malak disappear into unknown space with a third of the Republic fleet.
3,959 BBY
The Jedi Civil War begins.
Revan and Malak declare themselves Sith and invade the Republic. Only the Battle Meditation of Bastila Shan staves off certain defeat.
Battle of Foerost.
Bombing of Telos IV.
3,958 BBY
Griff Vao leaves Taris with Lena, abandoning his young sister, Mission.
3,957 BBY
Revan is defeated onboard his flagship, after Malak turns against him. Bastila Shan brings Revan back to the Jedi, who use the Force to strip his memories and create a new identity for him.
3,956 BBY
Battle of Taris.
Attack on Dantooine.
At the Battle of Rakata Prime, Revan kills Malak in a lightsaber duel, and the Republic Fleet destroys the Star Forge.
End of the Jedi Civil War.
The First Sith Civil War begins.
3,955 BBY
Revan disappears into the Unknown Regions.
The First Sith Civil War ends.
First Jedi Purge begins.
Supreme Chancellor Cressa starts the Telosian Restoration Project, for which Aratech launches the G0-T0 droid series.
3,952 BBY
The Conclave on Katarr is called to discuss the future of the Jedi Order.
The Sith Lord Darth Nihilus uses his massive Force powers to feed off of the life on Katarr, destroying all life on the planet, (except for the Miraluka Visas Marr), and virtually wipes out the Jedi Order.
3,951 BBY
The Czerka Corporation, through not entirely legal means, attempts to take control over the Telosian Restoration Project.
The Exile is discovered aboard the Ebon Hawk by Kreia.
First Battle of Dantooine.
First Battle of Onderon.
Second Battle of Onderon.
Battle of Telos IV.
The Exile reestablishes connection to the Force, then kills Darth Nihilus, Darth Sion and [[|Kreia|Darth Traya]], who have spent the last five years assassinating Jedi.
Destruction of Malachor V.
First Jedi Purge ends.
The Second Sith Civil War begins.
End of the Old Sith Wars.
The Exile departs to the Unknown Regions to find Revan.
3,946 BBY
Sixteen worlds ruled by G0-T0 droids secede from the Galactic Republic to form the independent territory of 400100500260026.
The Republic, under the directive of Supreme Chancellor Cressa, retakes 400100500260026.
c. 3,900 BBY
The planet Naboo is colonized by settlers from Grizmallt.
3,670 BBY
End of the Kanz Disorders.
3,600 BBY
The Jedi free the Lorrdians from Argazdan control.
3,519 BBY
An expansion to the Jedi Temple on Coruscant is made.
3,500 BBY
The Iktotchi race is discovered by the Galactic Republic.
3,475 BBY
Iktotch joins the Galactic Republic.
3,100 BBY
The Hapan Consortium seals its borders with the rest of the Galaxy.
c. 3,032 BBY
The War of the Gungan Tribes.
The Gungans are unified under Boss Gallo.
Boss Rogoe dies.
Building of Otoh Gunga.
3,000 BBY
Freia Kallea charts the Hydian Way.
Hapes Consortium is founded.
Socorro is colonized by Corellian colonists.
The Alsakan Conflicts end.
2,996 BBY
Saalo Morn fails to become a Jedi Knight and crosses over to the dark side of the Force.
2,992 BBY
The planet Dathomir leaves the Paecian Empire.
2,989 BBY
The Sayings, (an Atrisian reference), is stored in the Atrisian Imperial Historical Library.
c. 2,979 BBY
Jabiim joins the Galactic Republic.
2,973 BBY
The Senate Rotunda is built.
2,700 BBY
The city of Kala’din on Ryloth collapses.
2,519 BBY
An expansion to the Jedi Temple on Coruscant is made, including the addition of the Jedi Archives.
c. 2,200 BBY
The beginning of the height of Saffa painting.
2,032 BBY
Coruscant experiences its last major groundquake.
The Koorivar are expelled from Kooriva by an indigenous species.
2,019 BBY
Durge is born.
c. 2,000 BBY
Jedi Master Phanius absconds from the order with a stolen Holocron.
The departure from the Jedi Order of Phanius and his followers becomes the Fourth Great Schism.
Phanius takes the name Darth Ruin and starts a New Sith Empire.
Darth Ruin is soon betrayed and killed by his followers.
The New Sith War begins.
Sometime between 2,000 BBY & 1,532 BBY
Battle of Uba IV.
1,998 BBY
Ecclessis Figg is born.
1,991 BBY
Jomark is colonized.
1,989 BBY
The planet of Bespin is first colonized.
c. 1,750 BBY
The Dark Underlord becomes Dark Lord of the Sith.
c. 1,550 BBY
The end of the height of Saffa painting.
1,532 BBY
The Koorivar win back control of Kooriva.
Battle of Gap Nine.
c. 1,500 BBY
Jaing and Durge are used as pawns in an unnamed Outer Rim cyberneticist’s plot to start a war between the Mandalorians and the Sith.
First Battle of Malrev IV.
1,489 BBY
The Sayings are printed for the Atrisian nobility.
1,466 BBY
Battle of Mizra.
Between 1,466 BBY & 1,250 BBY
Battle of Almas.
1,250 BBY
Belia Darzu becomes Dark Lord of the Sith.
The Sictis Wars begin.
1,230 BBY
Belia Darzu dies.
The Sictis Wars end.
c. 1,196 BBY
The civilization on Hathrox III is destroyed in a biochemical civil war.
1,100 BBY
Tatooine is rediscovered by the Galactic Republic.
Start of the Republic Dark Age.
1,026 BBY
Darth Bane is born.
1,020 BBY
The planet Melida/Daan is colonized.
1,010 BBY
A Sith Lord creates the Behemoth from the World Below on Aduba-3.
Dannik Jerriko is born on Anzat.
Rain, (who would later become Darth Zannah), is born on Somov Rit.
1,006 BBY
Battle of Korriban.
1,003 BBY
Battle of Kashyyyk.
Battle of Hsskhor.
1,002 BBY
Battle of Phaseera.
1,001 BBY
Spira is colonized.
c.1,000 BBY
Battle of Hoth.
Battle of Dromund Kaas.
Battle of Malrev IV.
Battle of Harpori.
Battle of Balowa.
First Battle of Ruusan.
Second Battle of Ruusan.
Third Battle of Ruusan.
Fourth Battle of Ruusan.
Fifth Battle of Ruusan.
Sixth Battle of Ruusan.
Seventh Battle of Ruusan.

Fall of the Republic/Rise of the Empire era

c. 1,000 BBY
The Battle of Ruusan. The remaining Sith are exterminated on Ruusan, with the exception of Darth Bane, who starts a new Sith Order with only one master and one apprentice at a time (this is known as the Rule of Two). Each subsequent Sith would bear the title Darth, with few exceptions. The Senate passes the Ruusan Reformation, setting the year of the Battle of Ruusan to the year zero.
The Republic Dark Age comes to an end.
The Jafan Dynasty begins on Naboo.
990 BBY
Darth Zannah fights and kills Darovit on Ruusan.
965 BBY
Chiss Ascendancy passes the Non-Aggression Law.
920 BBY
Aruk the Hutt is born.
c. 915 BBY
Sise Fromm is born.
896 BBY
Yoda is born on an unknown planet, and later begins his training with Hysalrian Jedi Master N’Kata Del Gormo on an unknown swamp planet.
c. 850 BBY
A box containing a 10,000 year old lightsaber is discovered on Ossus.
c. 800 BBY
Yoda begins to train Jedi in the ways of the Force.
796 BBY
Yoda is granted the title of Jedi Master.
700 BBY
B’omarr Monks construct the monastery on Tatooine that will eventually become Jabba’s Palace.
An Alderaan Biotics operation is established on Borleias.
c. 620 BBY
The Antarian Rangers are established.
610 BBY
Dewlannamapia is born on Kashyyyk.
600 BBY
The Jedi Knight Allya is exiled to Dathomir.
596 BBY
First Battle of Zeltros.
Jabba Desilijic Tiure is born on Nal Hutta.
595 BBY
Gandle Ott is colonized by Humans.
c. 571 BBY
The Clatear and the Nhoras begin a large-scale species-based feud.
550 BBY
The Bandit Alkhara moves into what will eventually become Jabba’s Palace. His slaughter of a tribe of Sandpeople begins the centuries-long Tusken/Human blood feud.
The 222 fishing trawler is designed and produced by Ubrikkian Transports.
532 BBY
Many Quarren and Mon Calamari were taken as laborers to Lamaredd.
529 BBY
The Atrisian Parliament is formed.
c. 519 BBY
The species later known as the Polis Massans begin to investigate the remains of the Eellayin civilization on Polis Massa.
516 BBY
Jabba Desilijic Tiure forces the bandit Alkhara out of his palace.
509 BBY
Yaddle is born.
c. 500 BBY
The Jedi training vessel Chu’unthor, is built in orbit around the planet Abhean by Republic Fleet Systems.
500 BBY
The Federation of the Double Worlds is founded.
Plagen is discovered.
Tyvokka is born on Kashyyyk.
495 BBY
Ikrit is born on the Outer Rim world of Kushibah.
491 BBY
A civilization on Jandoon disappears.
490 BBY
The Corporate Sector Authority, a free-enterprise fiefdom of the galaxy, is founded to free the Galactic Senate and corporate moneymakers from each other.
482 BBY
Ikrit begins training under Master Yoda.
481 BBY
Using the Force, Ikrit saves his village from xinkra.
475 BBY
Corellia unsuccessfully attempts to withdraw from the Galactic Republic, going so far as to utilize the Contemplanys Hermi clause for the first time in history.
Yinchorr is first charted by the Galactic Republic.
470 BBY
Corellia, Selonia and Drall ally in a failed attempt to takeover the Federation of the Double Worlds.
439 BBY
Spore is created by scientists on Ithor.
400 BBY
The elitist Nomad’s Retreat in the Nomad Mountains on Corellia expands its membership to become a public resort.
Susevfi is settled by Corporate Sector expatriates.
392 BBY
Kal’shebbol is first settled by Twi’lek refugees.
380 BBY
Kieran Halcyon defeats the Afarathau cult.
378 BBY
Ikrit discovers the Golden Globe within the Palace of the Woolamander on Yavin IV.
350 BBY
The Trade Federation is founded.
The Great Cleansing occurs on Fyodos, devastating the planet.
Attichitcuk is born on Kashyyyk.
340 BBY
The Jedi training vessel Chu’unthor crashes on the surface of Dathomir.
332 BBY
The Sheyfs of Clan Vos begin to rule Kiffu.
322 BBY
The Annoo-dat conquer Gelefil.
321 BBY
Ord Cestus becomes a prison planet.
c. 320 BBY
Rill is born.
319 BBY
An embezzlement scandal results in twelve Cybot Galactica executives being imprisoned on Ord Cestus.
312 BBY
Berethron e Solo establishes a democratic constitutional monarchy on Corellia, replacing the previous absolute monarchy.
c. 300 BBY
The Bothan Spynet is established.
Myrkr is discovered and settled.
The Ho’Din begin to industrialize and move down from the trees.
300 BBY
The Nozho-Weogar War between the Bith city-states of Nozho and Weogar devastates Clak’dor VII.
297 BBY
The Kian’thar begin developing strong ties with Black Sun.
296 BBY
The Tofs conquer the planet Nagi.
292 BBY
Oon Tien is colonized by the Republic.
282 BBY
The Houks colonize Sriluur.
c. 275 BBY
The Janguine language goes extinct, along with its users.
250 BBY
Human colonists from Salliche colonize Varonat, founding the settlements of Tropis-on-Varonat and Edgefields-on-Varonat.
Gelgelar is colonized.
Adarlon is colonized by Alderaanians.
247 BBY
Bosbit Matarcher is born. (now not a time traveler, and thusly unimportant)
232 BBY
The Jedi notice that the Force has begun to “flux”, and fear that the dark side is growing again.
Worxer is destroyed when its sun goes supernova.
229 BBY
The Gardaji Rift is surveyed by the Galactic Republic.
222 BBY
A freighter from Geonosis crashes on Tatooine, leading to the domestication of the massifs by the Sandpeople.
c. 220 BBY
The Academy of Carida is founded.
The mining city of Tayana on Duro reaches its height.
Drongar is discovered by Nikto scouts.
219 BBY
Gowix Computers is founded.
206 BBY
Oppo Rancisis is born on Thisspias.
Quagga is born on Kashyyyk.
c. 200 BBY
A Wookiee named Chewbacca is born on Kashyyyk.
The Jedi Order feels that the dark side of the Force is growing strong again.
The star Carosi destroys the innermost five planets in the Carosus system.
Yperio Baobab creates Bab-Prime, precursor to Bab-Neo and modern-day droidspeak.
Memory wipes become common droid maintenance following a personality virus unleashed by a member of the Baobab Merchant Fleet.
195 BBY
Glova is colonized.
194 BBY
Birth of the Bab-Prime language.
192 BBY
Recycling bacteria in a manner that revolutionizes waste management develops on Coruscant.
191 BBY
The natives of Fere are wiped out by a plague.
190 BBY
Vima-Da-Boda is born.
189 BBY
Vortex joins the Galactic Republic.
188 BBY
Kibh Jeen falls to the dark side of the Force.
Almas Academy is founded on Almas by the Jedi.
Qornah dies on Almas.
180 BBY
The space station Tatoo III is constructed in orbit around Tatooine.
171 BBY
Yoda travels to Ord Cestus and saves its natives, the X’Ting, from a disaster.
161 BBY
The Tarasin Revolt begins on Cularin.
160 BBY
Orn Belden, future Bakuran senator, is born.
157 BBY
Chalmun is born on Kashyyyk.
155 BBY
Tojjevvuk is born on Kashyyyk.
154 BBY
The Tarasin Revolt on Cularin ends with the Cularin Compact.
c. 150 BBY
The Jafan Dynasty on Naboo ends and an elective monarchy begins.
The Bakur Corporation under Arden colonizes Bakura.
A coalition of corporations on Corellia overthrows its ruling constitutional monarchy, installing the office of Diktat to better steward business interests in the sector.
147 BBY
Incom and Subpro enter into a partnership.
145 BBY
Brath Qella is discovered by the Galactic Republic’s Third General Survey.
142 BBY
The planet of Belasco begins a war with a neighboring planet.
140 BBY
Brath Qella enters a deep ice age.
132 BBY
The Republic first makes contact with the Elomin.
c. 130 BBY
The Potentium first appears amongst younger members of the Jedi Order.
128 BBY
Eppie Antruse is born on Bakura.
124 BBY
The Treaty of Trammis is orchestrated by Jedi Master Omo Bouri.
The Galactic Senate declares the Outer Rim to be a free trade zone.
121 BBY
The armed conflict between the Human settlers and the Gungan natives of Naboo comes to an end.
120 BBY
Ugloste is born on Gentes.
119 BBY
The Galactic Republic discovers the planet Orax.
118 BBY
A war between Garos IV and Sundari ends with a treaty.
112 BBY
The 3PO-series protocol droid line begins production by Cybot Galactica.
110 BBY
Batorine joins the Galactic Republic.
105 BBY
Durga the Hutt is born on Nal Hutta.
104 BBY
Xizor is born on Falleen.
102 BBY
Count Dooku is born to an aristocratic family on Serenno. He is discovered by the Jedi, and begins his training in infancy.
Lorian Nod is born.
The Aqualish colonize Andosha II and the other Andoan Free Colonies.
c. 100 BBY
The Dowager Queen crashes on Tatooine, which is subsequently colonized by miners and farmers.
Fort Tusken is founded on Tatooine.
The corporate wing of the Bakur Memorial Building is built on Bakura.
Eixes Valorum is Supreme Chancellor.
Dreadnaught-class heavy cruisers vessels are first deployed.
The Prophets of the Dark Side colonize Kalakar Six from Dromund Kaas.
Eeth Koth is born on Nar Shaddaa.
Jaster Mereel is born on Concord Dawn.
Jocasta Nu is born.
An’ya Kuro is born.
An unnamed Mandalore is assassinated by the bounty hunter Durge and a group of rogue Jedi Knights.
99 BBY
Survivors of the crash of the Dowager Queen found Bestine Settlement.
98 BBY
The first attacks by Tatooine’s Sandpeople occur at Fort Tusken, lasting three years.
97 BBY
Droid Uprising occurs on Bakura.
Droid Uprising occurs on Tatooine.
Orn Belden and Eppie Antruse are married.
96 BBY
Danoor is colonized by scientists studying in the Kathol Rift.
95 BBY
Entechment is proposed with the election of a new Shreeftut on Lwhekk.
Fort Tusken on Tatooine is abandoned after three years of Sandpeople attacks.
Vizsla is born.
94 BBY
Famine on Telos IV.
The 21st Battle of Zehava on Melida/Daan.
93 BBY
A second group of colonists found Motesta and re-establish Anchorhead on Tatooine.
92 BBY
Qui-Gon Jinn is born on an unknown planet. He is discovered by the Jedi, and begins his training in infancy.
Ki-Adi-Mundi is born.
Montross is born.
Tahl is born.
Plo Koon is born.
91 BBY
Finis Valorum is born on Coruscant.
90 BBY
Coveway is colonized.
The future Dark Jedi Maw is born.
89 BBY
Dooku is apprenticed to Jedi Master Thame Cerulian.
The Potentium heretics are expelled from the Jedi Order, and colonize Zonama Sekot.
Lorian Nod is expelled from the Jedi Order.
Eol Sha is settled by the Galactic Republic.
88 BBY
The Dark Woman takes Ki-Adi-Mundi to Coruscant for Jedi training.
Plett builds Plett’s Well on Belsavis.
Sio Bibble is born on Naboo.
87 BBY
Civil war breaks out between Garos IV and Sundari over the destruction of a Garosian grain-processing factory.
Tem Chesko is born.
86 BBY
Locus Geen, future General in the Army of the Republic, is born.
85 BBY
Mos Eisley is founded around the wreck of the Dowager Queen.
83 BBY
Mos Espa is founded on Tatooine.
The Galactic Games are instituted.
82 BBY
Dooku passes the trials and is made a Jedi Knight.
Darth Sidious is born Palpatine on Naboo.
Yoda takes Ki-Adi-Mundi as his Padawan learner.
Doman Beruss is born on Illodia.
Cliegg Lars is born on Tatooine.
81 BBY
Nejaa Halcyon is born on Corellia.
80 BBY
Rune Haako is born on Neimoidia.
Iaco Stark is born.
Etahn A’baht is born.
Orn Free Taa is born.
79 BBY
Anoon Bondara is born on Ryloth.
78 BBY
Rostek Horn is born on Corellia.
Scerra is born on Corellia.
Ronhar Kim is born.
77 BBY
The Second Galactic Games are held.
Dooku, along with his apprentice Qui-Gon Jinn, is reunited with Lorian Nod, who is now the leader of a band of space pirates.
Ruwee Naberrie is born on Naboo.
Senator Blix Annon dies of a heart attack.
75 BBY
Longwind is colonized by criminals released from Galactic Republic prisons.
Drewwa, the third moon of Almania, is colonized.
74 BBY
Bail Antilles is born on Alderaan.
73 BBY
The planet of Kegan begins a period of isolation.
72 BBY
Mace Windu is born on Haruun Kal.
Shmi Skywalker is born on an unknown planet.
Ebenn Q3 Baobab is born on Manda.
71 BBY
Xanatos is born on Telos IV at about this time.
Ric Olié is born on Naboo.
70 BBY
The Kira Run is founded, connecting the Lazerian system to the Ropagi system.
The space station Tatoo III is destroyed over Tatooine.
Seti Ashgad is born.
Jorus C’baoth is born on Bortras.
69 BBY
Bail Organa of Alderaan is born.
The ruins of Wiyentaah are discovered on Polis Massa.
The Third Galactic Games are held.
Clat’Ha is born.
Cin Drallig is born on Lavisar.
68 BBY
Nejaa Halcyon is taken as a Padawan learner.
67 BBY
Ki-Adi-Mundi completes his Jedi training.
Essara Till is born.
Nym is born on Lok.
66 BBY
Jango Fett is born on Concord Dawn.
Radiant VII is built and launched over Corellia.
Dooku and Qui-Gon Jinn embark on their last mission as Master and Padawan.
Shmi Skywalker is sold into slavery.
Jan Dodonna is born on Commenor.
Dorja is born on Coruscant.
Vanden Willard is born on Alderaan.
65 BBY
Nute Gunray is born on Neimoidia.
The Hutts take control of Tatooine.
Gragra is born on Tatooine.
64 BBY
Qui-Gon Jinn passes the Trials and becomes a Jedi Knight.
Tahl passes the Trials and becomes a Jedi Knight.
The H’kig arrive on Rishi.
Wilhuff Tarkin is born on Eriadu.
63 BBY
Otto, future Imperial General, is born on Coruscant.
62 BBY
The Flash speeder is developed on Naboo.
The Fourth Galactic Games are held.
The R3 series astromech droid is developed around this time.
Jocasta Nu joins the Jedi Council.
Vana Sage is born on Alderaan.
Coleman Trebor is born on Sembla.
Nee Alavar is born on Lorrd.
61 BBY
Followers of the H’kig religion, fleeing from persecution on their homeworld, settle the planet Rishi.
60 BBY
The Millennium Falcon is constructed over Corellia.
The Corellian Security Force, or CorSec, is formed on Corellia.
Nejaa Halcyon becomes a Jedi Knight.
The Mandalorian Civil War begins.
Jaster Mereel becomes Mandalore.
Saun Dann is born.
Raith Sienar is born.
Bib Fortuna is born.
59 BBY
Nejaa Halcyon and Scerra have a secret wedding on Corellia.
Qui-Gon Jinn’s first apprentice passes the Trials and becomes a Jedi Knight. Qui-Gon becomes a Jedi Master and takes Xanatos as his second Padawan learner.
Shaak Ti is born on Shili.
Quinlan Vos is born on Kiffu.
58 BBY
Jango Fett is orphaned when his family of simple farmers is murdered by the Mandalorian Death Watch. He is picked up by former Journeyman Protector Jaster Mereel.
Jabba Desilijic Tiure is sent to Tatooine to represent the Desilijic Clan.
Mace Windu is sent to Hurikane to negotiate with the insectoid-rock humanoids. He makes peace with them and receives purple Hurrikaine crystals that he uses to build his lightsaber.
Darsha Assant is born on Alderaan.
The Yinchorri gain representation in the Galactic Senate.
Jacaafr Hekan is born on Anzat.
57 BBY
The Yinchorri join the Galactic Republic.
Bruck Chun is born on Telos IV.
Gilad Pellaeon is born on Corellia.
Nield is born on Melida/Daan.
Cerasi is born on Melida/Daan.
Obi-Wan Kenobi is born on an unknown planet.
56 BBY
Obi-Wan Kenobi begins training in the Jedi Temple under Master Yoda.
Nerra Ziveri turns control of the Jedi academy on Cularin to Lanius Qel-Bertuk and disappears.
55 BBY
The Fifth Galactic Games are held.
The Neimoidians become the leaders of the Trade Federation.
54 BBY
Darth Maul is born on Iridonia.
Bant Eerin is born on Mon Calamari.
Joclad Danva is born.
53 BBY
Xanatos leaves the Jedi Order after Qui-Gon Jinn is forced to kill the boy’s father, Crion, on Telos IV.
The opera, The Brief Reign of Future Wraiths, leaves Coruscant to tour the Galaxy.
Padawan Jorus C’baoth attends Mirnic University.
Bossk is born on Trandosha.
Aurra Sing is born on Nar Shaddaa.
52 BBY
Palpatine’s predecessor, Vidar Kim, is assassinated on Coruscant.
Palpatine is elected to the Galactic Senate as Senator of Naboo and the Chommell Sector.
Oppo Rancisis begins teaching at the Jedi Temple on Coruscant.
The Galactic Correctional Authority is formed, and establishes prisons on several worlds including Oovo IV.
Jaster Mereel is killed at the Battle of Korda 6.
Jango Fett becomes leader of the Mandalorians.
Jedi Master Dooku mediates an end to the Sevarcos Dispute.
Jocasta Nu steps down from the Jedi Council.
Jar Jar Binks is born on Naboo.
Garm Bel Iblis is born on Corellia.
Bolabo Hujaan is born on Sullust.
Gaen Drommel is born on Oplovis.
V-Davi is born on Kegan.
The Twi’lek twins Tann Gella and Ann Gella are born on Ryloth.
Zam Wesell is born on Zolan.
51 BBY
Jorus C’baoth begins his service as the personal advisor to Senator Palpatine of Naboo.
The Dark Woman brings Aurra Sing to Coruscant for Jedi training.
Silya Shessaun is born on Thesme.
50 BBY
Galladinium founds Galladinium’s Galactic Imports on Lenthalis.
The Moddell sector joins the Galactic Republic.
Salt is introduced to the Arcona.
Annaj joins the Galactic Republic and becomes the Moddell Sector capital.
Young Anomids develop a nonconformist subculture.
Galactic Republic scouts discover Bosph and the Bosph species.
The Galactic Republic makes first contact with the Eloms.
Quarg and his pirates are exiled from the Korteen Belt to Drexel II.
The Arkanian Revolution is fought over the re-engineering of the Yaka.
Jorj Car’das is born on Corellia.
Charal is born on Dathomir.
Airen Cracken is born on Contruum.
Roblio Darté is born.
Gorm the Dissolver is born.
Valin Halcyon/Hal Horn is born on Corellia.
Owen Lars is born on Ator.
Schennt is born on Corulag.
Sola Naberrie is born on Naboo.
Sayer Mon Neela is born.
49 BBY
Lorana Jinzler is born on Coruscant.
Breha Organa is born on Alderaan.
Rorworr is born on Kashyyyk.
Deel Surool is born on Ryloth.
Sylvn is born on Cerea.
Pter Thanas is born.
48 BBY
Arani Korden is born on Naboo.
Beru Whitesun is born on Tatooine.
Mon Mothma is born on Chandrila.
Aayla Secura is born on Ryloth.
Toba is born on Naboo.
Maximilian Veers is born on an unknown planet.
47 BBY
Sharad Hett leaves the Jedi Temple.
A’Sharad Hett is born on Tatooine.
Sia-Lan Wezz is born.
46 BBY
Padmé Amidala (Padmé Naberrie) is born to Ruwee and Jobal Naberrie on Naboo.
The Marzoon Confederacy joins the Galactic Republic.
Garven Dreis is born on Virujansi.
45 BBY
The Katana fleet is lost.
Qui-Gon Jinn chooses a young Obi-Wan Kenobi as his Padawan.
Byss is first charted by the Galactic Republic.
Veruna becomes King of Naboo.
Raymus Antilles is born on Alderaan.
Brandei is born on Mantooine.
Dormé is born on Naboo.
44 BBY
Xanatos commits suicide on Telos IV by jumping into a pool of acid, rather than be captured by his former master, Qui-Gon Jinn.
The Stark Hyperspace War.
Tyvokka is killed by Trade Federation droids.
Plo Koon joins the Jedi Council.
Kol Huro Unrest.
Ackbar is born on Mon Calamari.
Tap-Nar-Pal is born on Cerea.
43 BBY
The planet of Kegan ends its thirty year isolation.
Durnar is born.
Dean Jinzler is born on Coruscant.
Ferus Olin is born.
Xeltek is born.
Darth Plagueis is killed, and his apprentice, Darth Sidious becomes the new Dark Lord of the Sith.
42 BBY
Anakin Skywalker, the Chosen One who will bring balance to the Force, is born to a slave named Shmi Skywalker on an unknown world.
T’Bolton is born on Lorrd.
Omo Bouri dies.
41 BBY
Jedi Master Tahl dies on New Apsolon.
Kit Fisto takes on Tahl’s apprentice, Bant Eerin, as his own apprentice.
Shea Sadashassa is born on Herdessa.
Darra Thel-Tanis is born.
Kitster Banai is born on Tatooine.
40 BBY
Finis Valorum is elected Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic.
Barriss Offee is born on Mirial.
Fenn Shysa is born on Mandalore.
Sien Sovv is born on Sullust.
Catarine Towani is born.
Jeremitt Towani is born.
Future Jedi master Adaz Storey is born.
39 BBY
Shmi and Anakin Skywalker come to live on Tatooine when they are purchased by Gardulla the Hutt. However, the Hutt ultimately loses her prize to a junk dealer named Watto.
The Galactic Republic makes its first known survey of the swamp world, Dagobah.
Firmus Piett is born on Axxila.
38 BBY
A Galactic Republic survey team crash-lands on Dagobah and begins a one-way battle to survive.
Professor Murk Lundi takes a sabbatical to scour Kodai for a lost Sith Holocron.
Wald is born on Tatooine.
Diric Wessiri is born.
Narro Sienar dies when his starship is destroyed near Dantooine.
37 BBY
The Yam’rii are enslaved.
Liberal revolution on Pergitor.
Tour Aryon is born on Treylon II.
Bene is born.
Dama Montalvo is born on Alderaan.
Naat Reath is born.
Orman Tagge is born on Tepasi.
36 BBY
Finis Valorum is re-elected Supreme Chancellor.
The Yam’rii uprising.
Nenevanth Tion is born on Lianna.
Horton Salm is born.
Cassio Tagge is born on Tepasi.
35 BBY
The Great Resynchronization occurs, in an attempt to harmonize different Galactic calendars.
Padmé Naberrie is made an Apprentice Legislator.
Jedgar is born.
34 BBY
The Mandalorians are destroyed by a Jedi task force led by Count Dooku in the Battle of Galidraan. Jango Fett is the only survivor.
Mandalorian Myles dies on Galidraan.
Anakin Skywalker begins to build C-3PO out of the pieces of several broken protocol droids.
33 BBY
The Yinchorri Uprising begins.
Ki-Adi-Mundi joins the Jedi Council.
In response to a wave of Nebula Front attacks, the Galactic Senate grants the Trade Federation the right to arm its ships, in return for trade route taxation.
Eriadu Trade Summit.
Padmé Amidala becomes Princess of Theed.
Republic exploration ship Pathfinder III rediscovers Yashuvhu.
32 BBY
The Blockade of Naboo
Padmé Amidala, former Princess of Theed, is elected Queen of Naboo.
The Invasion of Naboo.
The Trade Federation, under the influence of Darth Sidious, blockades, and eventually invades, Naboo at the behest of the Dark Lord of the Sith.
Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn free Queen Amidala along with her political entourage and personal security force.
R2-D2 an astromech droid aboard the Queen’s Yacht repairs the shield generator in the midst of danger while the ship attempts to escape the blockade. After the ship eludes the trade federation and lands on the remote world Tatooine, R2-D2 begins a longstanding relationship with the protocol droid C-3PO built by Anakin Skywalker.
Anakin Skywalker is discovered by Qui-Gon Jinn on the planet Tatooine. Qui-Gon wins Anakin’s freedom by betting against Anakin’s owner Watto in a podrace Anakin himself participates in.
Queen Amidala returns to Naboo and ends a period of disdain between the two predominant species on the planet: Humans and Gungans. The Gungans engage the droid army while the Queen and her security force capture the leaders of the Trade Federation. In the battle, Qui-Gon Jinn is killed by Darth Maul, who, in turn, is killed by Obi-Wan Kenobi. Daultay Dofine is killed when the Droid Control Ship is destroyed.
Following the Battle of Naboo, Senator Palpatine is elected Supreme Chancellor of the Republic, replacing Finis Valorum.
Count Dooku leaves the Jedi Order and disappears, secretly joining Darth Sidious.
The creation of a secret clone army begins on Kamino, under the order placed by Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas. Jango Fett a bounty hunter whose DNA is the specimen for replication, requests an unaltered clone be made for him; he names him Boba Fett.
Count Dooku murders Sifo-Dyas and becomes Darth Tyranus, the second Sith apprentice of Darth Sidious.
Kendal Ozzel is born on Carida.
The Yuuzhan Vong reach the Galaxy.
31 BBY
Lando Calrissian is born.
The Nightsisters succeed in capturing a Star Temple and slaughter many Kwi.
30 BBY
Adi Gallia, Ki-Adi-Mundi and A’Sharad Hett begin the hunt for Aurra Sing.
Vergere is dispatched to investigate Zonama Sekot; she offers to go with the Yuuzhan Vong.
Kh’aris Fenn attempts a coup on the Twi’lek Clan Council.
Professor Rynalla attempts to excavate the Bracers of Najus on Leritor.
Anzati released from stasis by Aayla Secura overrun Kiffex.
29 BBY
Raith Sienar presents the original concept for the Death Star to Wilhuff Tarkin.
Han Solo is born on Corellia.
Thracia Cho-Leem leaves the Jedi Order.
Preparations begin for the Outbound Flight Project.
Jedi master Ki-Adi-Mundi chooses Adaz Storey to be his Padawan.
The Jamaane Coup occurs.
28 BBY
The Vagaari are defeated by the Chiss Ascendancy.
Chancery election; Palpatine is re-elected Supreme Chancellor.
Radnor is struck by a bioplague; the nearby Avoni attempt to conquer it.
The Colicoids take over spice processing on Nar Shaddaa.
Aayla Secura is knighted on Coruscant.
Quinlan Vos is promoted to Jedi Master on Coruscant.
27 BBY
Mon Mothma is elected Senator of Chandrila.
The Outbound Flight Project departs from Yaga Minor, but is destroyed shortly after by Mitth’raw’nuruodo.
The Sepan Civil War begins.
Reija Momen becomes administrator of the Intergalactic Communications Center.
Master Yarael Poof is slain by Ashaar Khorda while protecting Coruscant from the Infant of Shaa.
26 BBY
Yeorg Captison is elected to the Bakuran Senate.
Maxo Vista wins the Galactic Games.
25 BBY
The Yuuzhan Vong establish an advance base on the planet Bimmiel.
The Jedi begin a campaign against the Pirates of Iridium.
Alderaanian scouts find the planet Isis, but keep it a secret.
Shaak Ti joins the Jedi Council, replacing Yaddle.
24 BBY
Count Dooku reappears on Raxus Prime and alleges that the Republic has become too corrupt and pushes for citizens to break from the Republic and form a new government of their own.
Granta Omega plots two assassination attempts on Palpatine and though they are averted by the Jedi, 21 Senators are killed.
Ferus Olin resigns from the Jedi Order. He eventually ends up living on the world of Bellassa where he starts a good friendship with Roan Lands.
Palpatine reaches the end of his second term as Supreme Chancellor; the passage of the Emergency Powers Act allows him to stay in office until the crisis is dealt with.
Amidala, after serving two terms as Queen, is appointed by her successor Jamillia to be Naboo’s Senator.
Start of the Virgillian Civil War.
The Commerce Guild takes control of Korriban.
Ister Paddie assumes Lanus Wrede’s former seat in the Galactic Senate.
23 BBY
Ludi Billane is born on Ord Thoden.
Judder Page is born on Corulag.
22.5 BBY
Battle of Antar 4.
22 BBY
The Military Creation Act and the Battle of Geonosis
Anakin Skywalker returns to his homeworld of Tatooine and meets his step brother Owen Lars and his girlfriend Beru. Shmi Skywalker is captured by the Tusken Raiders. Anakin Skywalker finds her; unfortunately it is too late and his mother dies in his arms. Driven by anger and rage, Anakin massacres the entire village of Tuskens while the Force ghost of Qui-Gon Jinn tries to stop him.
Obi-Wan Kenobi discovers that Nute Gunray has been attempting to have Padmé Amidala assassinated as revenge for the Battle of Naboo. He also discovers that separatists under the leadership of Count Dooku are forming the Confederacy of Independent Systems.
Palpatine is given emergency powers by the Senate and authorized the creation of the Grand Army of the Republic to “counter the increasing threats of the separatists.”
The Clone War begins with the Battle of Geonosis. Mace Windu kills Jango Fett in the fighting and many Jedi are killed attempting to rescue Obi-Wan Kenobi, his apprentice and Padmé Amidala.
Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala marry in secret on Naboo.
See battles & missions in the Clone Wars for this year
22 – 19 BBY
The Clone Wars
Aayla Secura and Ylenic It’kla track down a Techno Union scientist on Corellia.
Padawan Adaz Storey reaches the rank of Jedi Knight; however, he goes into hiding on the planet Tatooine due to his vision of the future.
A Dark Jedi named Asajj Ventress meets Count Dooku and proclaims herself as a Sith. However after fighting with Count Dooku she understands that her power is inferior to theirs and wishes to join the Sith, so Darth Sidious and Count Dooku use her for their dark plan against Anakin Skywalker.
Wedge Antilles is born on Corellia.
19 BBY – Birth of the Empire
See battles & missions in the Clone Wars for this year
Birth of the Galactic Empire
The Clone Wars end, Count Dooku is killed by Anakin Skywalker during the Second Battle of Coruscant and General Grievous is destroyed on Utapau. Chancellor Palpatine, revealed to be the Sith Master Darth Sidious, kills Masters Kit Fisto, Saesee Tiin, Agen Kolar and, with Anakin’s help, Mace Windu.
Palpatine reorganizes the Galactic Republic into the Galactic Empire with himself as Emperor and Anakin Skywalker turns to the dark side of the Force and becomes Darth Vader, Palpatine’s ruthless second-in-command and third apprentice.
The Great Jedi Purge is orchestrated by Sidious and Vader and almost all Jedi are hunted down and killed.
Darth Vader kills all the Separatist leaders on Mustafar.
Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa are born to Padmé Amidala on Polis Massa. Padmé Amidala dies in childbirth. Obi-Wan Kenobi, who survives the Purge, leaves Luke with Anakin’s step brother Owen Lars and Leia with Bail Organa, in order to protect them from Palpatine and their father.
Mon Mothma and Bail Organa along with other senators loyal to the Galactic Republic, discuss in secret plans for a Rebellion. This eventually leads to the Galactic Civil War.
18 BBY
The Ghorman Massacre occurs.
Jedi Master Plett turns his fortress in Plawal on Belsavis into a sanctuary for fugitives from the Emperor’s purges.
Emperor Palpatine constructs the Eye of Palpatine.
Callista transfers her spirit to the Eye of Palpatine’s computer system.
Han Solo meets his cousin Thrackan Sal-Solo, who sells him back to Garris Shrike.
Obi-Wan Kenobi finds Ferus Olin, (a former Jedi apprentice of Siri Tachi), on Bellassa and foils an Imperial plot to mass murder the residents of Bellassa’s capital city, Ussa.
Ferus Olin finds Jedi Master Garen Muln in the Crystal Caves of Ilum.
Obi-Wan Kenobi stops Inquisitor Sancor from finding information about Padmé Amidala’s death on the asteroid Polis Massa.
Ferus Olin and Trever Flume find Jedi Master Fy-Tor-Ana, now going by the name of Solace, in the underlevels of Coruscant, with the help of Dexter Jettster.
Ferus Olin is captured by Imperial stormtroopers in the Jedi Temple, and then interrogated by Inquisitor Malorum.
Ferus Olin, with the help of Queen Apailana and Boss Rugor Nass, defeats Malorum and temporarily rids Naboo of its Imperial presence.
R4-G9 meets R-3PO.
Kylantha succeeds the late Apailana as Queen of Naboo.
17 BBY
Darth Vader defeats all of the Sa Cuis clones and defeats the rebellious Dark Jedi Sheyvan in a lightsaber duel.
16 BBY
Skee and his family flee to an unknown jungle planet during the Rodian Clan Wars.
15 BBY
The Rego Mineral Company contacts Altor 14.
The Fromm Tower Droid is created.
14 BBY
Syal Antilles runs away from home and changes her name to Wynssa Starflare.
13 BBY
The Renatasia system is re-discovered.
12 BBY
The Kamino Uprising.
11 BBY
Maridun is discovered by the Galactic Empire; slaving and mining operations are quickly established.
Soontir Fel is blackmailed from Corellia and enlists in the Imperial Academy of Carida.
The Confederate Remnant dissolves during the Battle of Mustafar.
10 BBY
Han Solo escapes from Trader’s Luck and begins life on his own, apart from Garris Shrike’s band of space gypsies.
Dash Rendar enters the Imperial Academy.
A groundquake crumbles Chadra-Fan civilization, converting those that survived into spacefaring nomads.
The HWK-290 light freighter that would become Moldy Crow is manufactured.
Sienar Fleet Systems purchases the patents and production rights to the Eta-2 Actis interceptor and Alpha-3 Nimbus V-wing from Kuat Systems Engineering.
Luke Skywalker contracts a case of Tatooine dust fever.
An entire village of settlers on Coveway is killed by the new Imperial garrison’s commander.
On Falleen, two hundred thousand Falleen perish in a controlled Imperial bombardment of a city ruled by Xizor’s father to quarantine the spread of a biological weapon.
Han Solo earns the nickname “Slick” from Lieutenant Badure when he safely lands a malfunctioning U-33 orbital loadlifter.
Emperor Palpatine discovers a method of transferring his consciousness into a new body in a Holocron retrieved from Jedi Master Ashka Boda.
The Mount Tantiss storehouse on Wayland completes construction. Its architects, V’Droz brothers are killed to keep it a secret.
Venthan Chassu’s Selonian nudes are displayed in the Coronet City Museum of Fine Art on Corellia.
Eib sells Gryseium Incorporated to Rigis Corazon.
The Mecetti government nationalizes its key industries.
Ken is delivered to the Lost City of the Jedi.
Soontir Fel is assigned the 6th Squadron of the 37th Imperial Fighter Wing.
Flirry Vorru is sent to Kessel after being framed by Prince Xizor.
Pooja Naberrie becomes Senator of Naboo at age 20.
Loka Hask is expelled from the Imperial Academy. Han Solo graduates from the same institution.
Xizor seizes control of Black Sun.
Lando Calrissian visits Trammis III.
Captain Hoffner and Talon Karrde discovers the Katana Fleet.
Han Solo, now in a military academy, saves Chewbacca, now a slave, and is subsequently drummed out of the Imperial Navy. Chewbacca pledges a life-debt to Han Solo and remains his partner for the next three decades.
Lando Calrissian wins the Millennium Falcon in a game of sabacc.
Kyle Katarn enters the Imperial Academy of Carida.
Lando Calrissian discovers the Mindharp; its accidental activation causes massive changes in the Rafa system.
Jorj Car’das’s starship is commandeered by a Bpfasshi Dark Jedi. The vessel crashes on Dagobah, where Yoda kills the Dark Jedi and heals Car’das.
The Service Special blaster pistol is developed.
Slyder moves onboard the Star of Empire.
Navik the Red attempts to slaughter Greedo’s family, forcing them to flee to Nar Shaddaa.
Gallofree Yards goes bankrupt.
Canna Omonda becomes senator of Chandrila, replacing Mon Mothma.
Lando Calrissian saves the Oswaft people.
Tavell Geen becomes Scrivinir of the Centrality.
The Rebel spy post, Ghost Base, is discovered and captured by the Galactic Empire.
The first recorded encounter with a Yarkora.
Narg is taken over by the Galactic Empire.
Han Solo wins the Millennium Falcon from Lando Calrissian during a sabacc tournament on Cloud City.
Tsoss Beacon constructed.
The Corellian Treaty is signed.
Emperor Palpatine creates the position of Grand Admiral.
Large phrikite deposits are located on Gromas 16.
The Cult of Varn is developed on Kamar.
Hart-and-Parn Gorra-Fiolla, Han Solo, Chewbacca and Odumin disrupted the Bonadan slave trade.
Greedo the Younger befriends Anky Fremp on Nar Shaddaa.
Demetrius Zaarin becomes Grand Admiral at New Year Fete Week.
Corellian Diktat Dupas Thomree dies.
Han Solo and Chewbacca attempt a clotheslegging scheme in the Cron Drift.
The Rebel Alliance takes shape.

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Below are the positions of Star Wars sources in the timeline. For a full timeline of works see List of publishing eras.
Episode I: The Phantom Menace – 32 BBY
Episode II: Attack of the Clones – 22 BBY
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith – 19 BBY
Episode IV: A New Hope – 0 BBY
Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back – 3 ABY
Episode VI: Return of the Jedi – 4 ABY

Cartoons/TV Series/Other Film or Viewing Material:
Clone Wars – 22–19 BBY
Star Wars live-action TV series – 19–0 ABY
Droids: The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO – 15 BBY
The Star Wars Holiday Special – 1 ABY
Ewoks – 1 ABY
Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure – 3 ABY
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor – 3 ABY
Star Tours – 5 ABY

Thrawn Trilogy – 9 ABY
New Jedi Order – 25–30 ABY
Dark Nest Trilogy – 35–36 ABY
Legacy of the Force – 40+ ABY

Video games:
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – 3,956 BBY
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords – 3,951 BBY
Star Wars: Battle for Naboo – 32 BBY
Star Wars: Episode I: Racer – 32 BBY
Star Wars: Battlefront – 32 BBY–4 ABY
Star Wars: Battlefront II – 22 BBY–4 ABY
Star Wars: Dark Forces – 1 BBY
Star Wars: Lethal Alliance – 0 BBY
Star Wars: Imperial Ace – 0 ABY
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron – 0-3 ABY
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader – 0-4 ABY
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike – 0-4 ABY
Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II – 5 ABY
Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith – 10 ABY
Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast – 12 ABY
Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy – 14 ABY

Notes and references
↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 The New Essential Chronology
↑ 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Age of the Characters (http://forums.obsidianent.com/index.php?showtopic=25061&st=0&p=184142&#entry184142) , Chris Avellone, Obsidian Entertainment forums, URL accessed on March 4, 2007
↑ 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 The Taris Holofeed: Prime Edition
↑ Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 1: Commencement, Part 1
↑ Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 8: Flashpoint, Part 2
↑ 8.0 8.1 The New Essential Guide to Droids
↑ 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds
↑ 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 Jango Fett: Open Seasons
↑ 11.0 11.1 Star Wars Republic 64: Bloodlines
↑ Jedi Council: Acts of War
↑ 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
↑ 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
↑ Outbound Flight
↑ Star Wars: Clone Wars – Chapter 6
↑ Star Wars: Clone Wars – Chapter 7
↑ 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
↑ Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith novelization
↑ 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
↑ 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 21.6 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
↑ 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
↑ 23.0 23.1 Heir to the Empire
↑ Dark Force Rising
↑ 25.0 25.1 The Last Command
↑ 26.0 26.1 26.2 Dark Empire
↑ Dark Empire II
↑ 28.0 28.1 Empire’s End
↑ Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
↑ Vision of the Future
↑ Survivor’s Quest

See also
History of The Galaxy
History of the Jedi Order
History of the Sith
List of battles
Timeline of books
Timeline of comics
Timeline of films
Timeline of novels
Timeline of television series
Timeline of young adult books
Timeline of video games
Timeline of the Clone Wars
Timeline of the Galactic Civil War

External links
Star Wars Time Tales: A Fan Supported Star Wars Timeline (http://www.theforce.net/timetales/)
Ultimate Timeline at TheForce.Net (http://www.theforce.net/timeline/)
Star Wars Timeline Gold (http://www.starwarsfanworks.com/timeline/)


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