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This article is about the history of the Indian subcontinent prior to the partition of India in 1947. For the modern Republic of India, see History of the Republic of India. For Pakistan and Bangladesh, see History of Pakistan and History of Bangladesh. "Indian history" redirects here. For other uses, see Native American history.

Part of a series on the|
History of India|
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Chronology of Indian history|
Ancient India|
 Prehistoric India and Vedic India Religions, Society, Mahajanapadas| Mauryan PeriodEconomy, Spread of Buddhism,Chanakya, Satavahana Empire| The Golden AgeDiscoveries, Aryabhata,Ramayana, Mahabharata| Medieval India|

The Classical AgeGurjara-PratiharaPala EmpireRashtrakuta EmpireArt, Philosophy, Literature| Islam in IndiaDelhi Sultanate, Vijayanagara Empire,Music, Guru Nanak| Mughal IndiaArchitecture,Maratha Confederacy|

Modern India|
Company RuleZamindari system, Warren Hastings,Mangal Pandey, 1857| British Indian EmpireHindu reforms, Bengal Renaissance,Independence struggle, Mahatma Gandhi Subhas Chandra Bose| * v t e|

* Outline of South Asian history * History of Indian subcontinent| Stone age (7000–3000 BC)[show]|
Bronze age (3000–1300 BC)[show]|
Iron age (1200–26 BC)[show]|
Classical period (1–1279 AD)[show]|
Late medieval age (1206–1596 AD)[show]|
Early modern period (1526–1858 AD)[show]|
Other states (1102–1947 AD)[show]|
Colonial period (1505–1961 AD)[show]|
Kingdoms of Sri Lanka[show]|
Nation histories[show]|
Regional histories[show]|
Specialised histories[show]|
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The history of India begins with evidence of human activity of Homo sapiens as long as 75,000 years ago, or with earlier hominids including Homo erectus from about 500,000 years ago.[1] The Indus Valley Civilization, which spread and flourished in the northwestern part of the...
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