Ancient History Encyclopedia has a new name!

We are now World History Encyclopedia to better reflect the breadth of our non-profit organization's mission. Learn More

Kingdom of Kanem Timeline

Search Results

  • c. 900 - c. 1390
    The Kingdom of Kanem flourishes near Lake Chad, Africa.
  • 1067 - 1071
    Reign of Hu (aka Hawwa), regarded as the first king (or possibly queen) to adopt Islam in the Kingdom of Kanem.
  • c. 1075
    The Saifawa dynasty begins to rule in the Kingdom of Kanem.
  • c. 1221 - 1259
    Reign of Mai Dunama Dibbalemi, ruler of the Kingdom of Kanem n
  • c. 1300
    The Kingdom of Kanem takes control of the Fezzan oases in the Sahara Desert.
  • 1324
    The Kingdom of Kanem near Lake Chad founds a Muslim educational institution (madrasa) at Fustat in Egypt.
  • c. 1390
    The king of Kanem is forced to flee a Bulala invasion and establishes a new kingdom of Bornu further west.

Timeline Search

Search through the entire ancient history timeline. Specify between which dates you want to search, and what keywords you are looking for.

Remove Ads