European historical timeline



Here is an approximatif explanation of the European time phases.
Maybe the timeline is not precise for all countries within Europe but it's quite accurate at least for the Netherlands.



Neolithic: In Europe about 6000 BC. - 3000 BC.

Bronze ages: 3000 BC. - 800 BC.

Iron Ages: 800 BC. - 50 BC.

Hallstatt culture: 800 BC. - 600 BC. (early iron ages)

La Tène period: 450 BC. - 50 BC (late iron ages)

Roman period: 50 BC. - 450 AD.

Early middle ages: 300 AD. - 950 AD.

High middle ages: 950 AD. - 1270 AD.

Late middle ages: 1270 AD. - 1500 AD.

Early modern period: 1500 AD. - 1800 AD.

Modern Times: 1800 AD. - untill the moment you read this.