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This is a timeline of galactic history. The date system used in this timeline is the Galactic Standard Calendar.

TimelineEdit

Before the Battle of Yavin (BBY)Edit

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The Pre-Republic EraEdit

  • 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. 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. 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.
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The Old Republic eraEdit

  • 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. 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.
  • 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.


  • 3,960 BBY
    • Second Battle of Onderon
    • Second Battle of Dxun
    • 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, willfully severs all ties to the Force to end the pain caused by the thousands of deaths at the Battle of Malachor V.
    • Revan and Malak disappear into unknown space with a third of the Republic fleet.
    • The Exile is called to Coruscant to answer for defying the Jedi Council, and is banished upon the Council learning of the general's willful abandonment of the Force.
  • 3,957 BBY
    • Revan is defeated onboard his flagship, the Leviathan, 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
  • c. 3,950 BBY
    • The Exile departs to the Unknown Regions to find Revan, and the Jedi Order is rebuilt by the surviving Jedi.
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The Rise of the Empire eraEdit

  • 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. The Senate passes the Ruusan Reformation, setting the year of the Battle of Ruusan to the year zero.
  • 896 BBY
    • Yoda is born on an unknown planet, and begins his training with the Jedi in infancy.
  • 102 BBY
    • Count Dooku is born to an aristocratic family on Serenno. He is discovered by the Jedi, and begins his training in infancy.
  • 92 BBY
    • Qui-Gon Jinn is born on an unknown planet. He is discovered by the Jedi, and begins his training in infancy.
  • 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.
    • Anakin Skywalker begins to build C-3PO out of the pieces of several broken protocol droids.
  • 32 BBY - The Blockade of Naboo
    • The Trade Federation, under the influence of Darth Sidious, blockades, and eventually invades, Naboo to protest a shipping tax.
    • Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn free Queen Amidala and most of her troops.
    • The droid R2-D2 distinguishes himself by saving Amidala's ship when it was running the blockade. On Tatooine, R2-D2 meets his future counterpart of C-3PO.
    • Anakin Skywalker is discovered by Qui-Gon Jinn on the planet Tatooine. After Jinn's death, Skywalker begins training to be a Jedi under Obi-Wan Kenobi.
    • The Battle of Naboo takes place. Queen Amidala fights back and unites her people with the Gungans. Together they successfully defeat the Federation's occupation force, despite the Naboo and Gungans mutual dislike for each other. 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 Naboo crisis, Senator Palpatine of Naboo 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, commissioned by Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas. Boba Fett is created.
    • Count Dooku murders Sifo-Dyas and becomes Darth Tyranus, the Sith apprentice of Darth Sidious.
    • Kendal Ozzel is born on Carida.
    • The Yuuzhan Vong reach the Galaxy.
  • 24 BBY
    • Count Dooku reappears 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.
  • 22 BBY
    • Anakin Skywalker returns to his homeworld of Tatooine and meets his step brother Owen Lars. C-3PO is reunited with R2-D2.
    • Shmi Skywalker is killed by Sandpeople, driving Anakin Skywalker towards the Dark Side of the Force.
    • Obi-Wan Kenobi discovers that Nute Gunray has been attempting to orchestrate Padmé Amidala's death in revenge for foiling his plans ten years before, and that Count Dooku's Confederacy of Independent Systems is preparing for war.
    • Palpatine is given emergency powers by the Senate and adopts the clone army grown on Kamino as the Army of the Republic to fight the Confederacy.
    • The Clone Wars begin with the Battle of Geonosis. Mace Windu kills Jango Fett in the fighting and Boba is left an orphan.
    • Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala fall in love and marry in secret on Naboo.
  • 22 - 19 BBY
    • The Clone Wars
    • Aayla Secura and Ylenic It'kla track down a Techno Union scientist on Corellia.
    • 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.
  • 5 BBY - 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.
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The Rebellion eraEdit

  • 0 BBY - The Rebel Alliance takes shape.
    • The Imperial Senate is disbanded, giving Palpatine absolute power.
    • A squad of stormtroopers kill Owen and Beru Lars, Luke Skywalker's Uncle and Aunt, leaving him without any family that he knows of.
    • The Death Star destroys Alderaan and Obi-Wan Kenobi is killed by Darth Vader, but his spirit lives on.
    • The Battle of Yavin. Luke Skywalker, with the assistance of Obi-Wan Kenobi's spirit and Han Solo, destroys the Death Star before it can destroy the Rebel base on Yavin 4. Luke Skywalker and Han Solo join the Rebel Alliance. Grand Moff Tarkin dies in the destruction of the Death Star.
    • The Super Star Destroyer Executor is launched under the command of Captain Kendal Ozzel. It is dispatched to destroy the Rebel base on Yavin. However, a miscalculation from Admiral Griff allows the Rebels to escape.

After the Battle of Yavin (ABY)Edit

  • 1 ABY
    • Imperial forces seize Bakura.
  • 2 ABY
    • An Imperial force led by Darth Vader catches up to some of the Rebels on Ord Mantell. It is here that Darth Vader learns the name of the Rebel who destroyed the Death Star, Luke Skywalker. While on Ord Mantell, Skorr, a bounty hunter working for Jabba the Hutt, nearly captures Han Solo.
    • Luke and Leia discover the Kaiburr crystal on Mimban
  • 3 ABY
    • The Battle of Hoth. The Empire discovers the Alliance's secret base on Hoth and launches a successful attack on the Rebel base, with many Rebel casualties.
    • Admiral Ozzel is killed by Darth Vader for incompetence and Captain Piett assumes command of Vader's fleet.
    • Luke Skywalker discovers Yoda on Dagobah, and trains under him. When he receives disturbing visions of the future he halts his training but promises to return.
    • Boba Fett captures Han Solo to take him to Jabba the Hutt after Solo is frozen in carbonite on Cloud City. Lando Calrissian joins the Alliance.
    • Darth Vader reveals to Luke Skywalker that he is his father, but Luke is uncertain whether it is true or not.
    • Prince Xizor is killed by Darth Vader and Black Sun collapses.
  • 4 ABY
    • Han Solo is rescued from Jabba the Hutt and Jabba is killed by Leia Organa. Boba Fett is imprisoned in the sarlacc, but survives.
    • Yoda dies and Luke Skywalker discovers that he is truly the son of Darth Vader and that Leia Organa is his sister. He passes this information on to her.
    • The Battle of Endor begins, Luke Skywalker surrenders to Darth Vader and the Rebel Alliance successfully destroyes the shield generator with the help of the Ewoks and Luke duels with Vader. Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker is redeemed to the light side of the Force by the efforts of Luke Skywalker. Anakin Skywalker destroys Palpatine, saving his son's life, and dies on the light side of the Force. So Anakin Skywalker does fullfill his destiny, (the Chosen One).
    • The Battle of Endor. Lando Calrissian, Wedge Antilles and Nien Nunb destroy the second Death Star, virtually ending the Galactic Civil War. The Empire as the galaxy knows it is brought to an end and begins to tear itself apart through warlordism. Now-Admiral Piett dies when the Executor crashes into the Death Star.
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The New Republic eraEdit

  • 7 ABY
    • The New Republic captures Coruscant from what remains of the Empire.
    • Ysanne Isard leaves an artificial virus called the Krytos Virus that infects all non-humaniods, behind on Coruscant to take the sweetness out of the New Republic's victory.
    • The New Republic secures the needed bacta from Thyferra in the Bacta War to eliminate the plague. Isard fakes her death and disappears.
  • 9 ABY - The Thrawn Crisis
    • Jacen and Jaina Solo are born to Leia Organa and Han Solo.
    • Grand Admiral Thrawn's attempt to destroy the New Republic and restore dignity to the Galactic Empire fails.
    • Obi-Wan Kenobi's spirit moves.
    • The Noghri defect to the New Republic when they discover that the Empire has been manipulating them and polluting their world.
    • Ysanne Isard returns, and helps Rogue Squadron defeat her clone, who is using a warlord to do her dirtywork. Isard is killed by Iella Wessiri on the Lusankya, while Wedge Antilles kills the clone and warlord.
  • 10 ABY
    • The Imperial Remnant temporarily recaptures Coruscant, but splinters into two factions, and fights with each other. The New Republic is forced to hide at Pinnacle Base.
    • Emperor Palpatine is reborn in a clone body and makes Luke Skywalker his second in command, but Luke turns against him and kills Palpatine with Leia and destroys his flagship Eclipse.
    • The New Republic wins The Battle of Mon Calamari.
    • The Emperor returns again, but Empatajayos Brand destroys his life-force. Brand dies and Palpatine is ultimately dead. R2-D2 destroys Eclipse II and the Galaxy Gun, causing the destruction of the Imperial Fleet of Palpatine, and the planet Byss, where cloning machines of Palpatine are located.
    • Anakin Solo is born to Leia Organa and Han Solo.
  • 19 ABY
    • The New Republic and the last fragment of the Empire sign a peace treaty ending all legalized conflict between the Empire and the New Republic.
  • 22 ABY
    • Jacen and Jaina Solo join the Luke Skywalker's Jedi Praxeum on Yavin IV.
    • Their younger brother Anakin Solo joins the Junior Jedi Class of the Academy months later and befriends a young Human girl named Tahiri Veila. The two young trainees have several adventures including discovering the Golden Globe and the ancient Jedi Master Ikrit, accompanying their Melodie friend Lyric to her homeworld of Yavin 8 to undergo an important ceremony, visits to Dagobah to discover Anakin's future and the discovery of Kenobi's lightsaber and an ancient Jedi holocron at Bast Castle on Vjun. Anakin later returns to Coruscant where he attended schoo,developed his piloting skills, and studied under the careful tutelage of C-3PO.
    • Luke and Mara Jade Skywalker travel to the Unknown Regions where they join a Chiss/Empire of the Hand mission to locate the remains of the illfated Old Republic/Jedi expedition Outbound Flight. They discover it in an inaccesible region known as the Redoubt and also learn that the survivors of the Outbound Flight have founded a colony within the wreckage. This combined team also defeats a Vagaari attack.
  • 24 ABY
    • The Diversity Alliance, an extremist anti-human organization, is defeated by the Solo twins and their Jedi companions.
    • An attempt by Czethros to return Black Sun to its former glory is thwarted by the Solo twins and their Jedi companions.
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The New Jedi Order eraEdit

  • 35 - 36 ABY - The Dark Nest crisis.
    • Efforts to rebuild galactic civlilization after the Yuuzhan Vong war continue, with many war-torn worlds still under reconstruction.
    • The Jedi, struggling to come to terms with a new role in the galaxy and a new philosophy on the Force are called upon to act as police and diplomats by the Galactic Alliance, despite the wishes of Luke Skywalker.
    • Luke Skywalker sees an image of his mother for the first time through R2-D2.
    • A mysterious alien race called the Killiks with a leader very strong in the Force, who are ancient enemies of the Chiss return, with some of the younger members of the Jedi interfering, and becoming part of their alien "Hive", physically and mentally joined to each other.
    • Allana is born to Jacen Solo and Tenel Ka.
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The Legacy EraEdit

  • 140 ABY
    • The Jedi Order is nearly destroyed, and a new Sith Empire arises.
    • Cade Skywalker embarks on a series of adventures on his starship Mynock.

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