Timeline of the Sui dynasty
This is a timeline of the Sui dynasty.
|581||4 March||Yang Jian (Emperor Wen of Sui) replaces the Northern Zhou with the Sui dynasty|
|582||Emperor Xuan of Chen dies and is succeeded by Chen Shubao|
|583||Emperor Wen of Sui moves into Daxingcheng (Xi'an, Shaanxi) and abolishes the commanderies while promulgating the Kaihuang Code|
|584||Digs the Guangtong Canal|
|587||Annexes Western Liang|
|588||Launches expedition against the Chen dynasty|
|589||Takes Jiankang and annexes the Chen dynasty; so ends the Northern and Southern dynasties|
|590||Yang Su crushes rebellions in annexed Chen territory|
|592||Emperor Wen of Sui sends out commissioners to implement the equal-field system throughout the realm|
|593||The Cuanman rebel in Yunnan|
|The Renshou Palace is built west of the capital|
|The writing of National Histories by private individuals is banned|
|594||Severe drought hits Guanzhong but Emperor Wen of Sui leads its people to Luoyang for food|
|595||Construction of the Anji Bridge begins|
|597||Tiantai sect founder Zhiyi dies|
|A campaign is launched against the Cuanman|
|598||Goguryeo–Sui War: First expedition against Goguryeo fails|
|599||Chief minister Gao Jiong deprived of power|
|Yami Qaghan flees to the Sui dynasty|
|601||90,000 Turks submit|
|602||Sui–Former Lý War: Sui forces under Liu Fang annex the Early Lý dynasty|
|Sui destroys the Cuanman|
|603||Yami Qaghan takes over Tulan Qaghan's lands after he dies|
|604||13 August||Emperor Wen of Sui dies and is succeeded by Yang Guang (Emperor Yang of Sui)|
|Yang Liang rebels in Bingzhou but is defeated|
|605||Construction of a new Luoyang and the Tongji Canal begin|
|The Anji Bridge is completed|
|Emperor Yang of Sui visits Jiangdu|
|606||Luoyang is completed and Emperor Yang of Sui returns from Jiangdu|
|607||Yami Qaghan visits Emperor Yang of Sui in Luoyang|
|Gao Jiong is killed|
|Ono no Imoko visits China|
|The Sui dynasty sends expeditions to an island known as Liuqiu, which may or may not be Taiwan, but is probably Ryukyu|
|608||The Yongji Canal is dug|
|Pei Shiqing accompanies Ono no Imoko back to Japan|
|609||Emperor Yang of Sui visits Zhangye|
|610||Emperor Yang of Sui visits Jiangdu|
|Construction of the Jiangnan Canal begins|
|611||Goguryeo–Sui War: Emperor Yang of Sui arrives at Zhuojun to prepare for war with Goguryeo|
|Wang Bo (王薄) rebels in Changbaishan (Zouping, Shandong)|
|612||Goguryeo–Sui War: The invasion of Goguryeo fails|
|613||Goguryeo–Sui War: Emperor Yang of Sui is forced to withdraw from the second invasion due to Yang Xuangan's rebellion in Liyang|
|Du Fuwei and Fu Gongshi rebel|
|614||Goguryeo–Sui War: Another invasion fails|
|615||Shibi Khan lays siege to Yanmen|
|616||Emperor Yang of Sui leaves for Jiangdu|
|617||Li Mi and Zhai Rang rebel, seizing Luokou Granary and Huiluo Granary|
|Li Yuan, regent of Taiyuan, rebels and takes Daxingcheng|
|618||11 April||Emperor Yang of Sui is killed by strangulation in a coup led by his general Yuwen Huaji in Jiangdu|
|12 June||Li Yuan (Tang Gaozu - note that Tang emperor naming convention uses the posthumous Temple Name) deposes Emperor Gong of Sui and founds the Tang dynasty; so ends the Sui dynasty|
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