Amazingly Detailed Timeline of World History from 1881


This huge and impressive twenty three foot long chart from 1881 by Sebastian C. Adams shows 5,885 years of world history, from 4004 B.C. to 1881 A.D. Rosenberg and Grafton in ‘Cartographies of Time’ say that as a timeline, Adams Synchronological Chart ‘was ninetheenth-century America’s surpassing achievement in complexity and synthetic power.’ Indeed, it did synchronize everything from Adam to Zelda (almost). Click image to enlarge:

Detailed Timeline of World History

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