World History Index Of Events

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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) - The third president of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence, T...

Jiang Ziya (11th century B.C., dates unknown)

Jiang Ziya (11th century B.C., dates unknown) - Jiang Ziya was not the first emperor of the Zhou Dynasty, but it would n...

Jie of Xia (ca. 1653-1600 B.C.)

Jie of Xia (ca. 1653-1600 B.C.) - The 17th and final ruler of the Xia Dynasty, he is regarded as a ruthless tyrant who d...

Joan of Arc (1412-1431)

Joan of Arc (1412-1431) - French heroine who is credited with tipping The Hundred Years' War in France's favor. ...

Joyeuse (Sword)

Joyeuse - The sword of Charlemagne; one of the most famous swords in history.  It is the object of several legends....

Jugurthine War (112-105 B.C.)

Jugurthine War (112-105 B.C.) - After the final destruction of Carthage in 146 B.C., Numidia became the most powerful ki...

Justinian (ca. 482-565) and Theodora (ca. 500-548)

Justinian (ca. 482-565) and Theodora (ca. 500-548) - Justinian was the Eastern Roman Emperor from 527 until his death in...

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