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Bible Query on Have the Four Horsemen Come Yet?

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WORLD POPULATION IN MILLIONS

Year

World

Accuracy

AFR

Mideast+Sudan

ASIA

EUR

NA& SA

1

264

35 %

19

29

198

31

8

200

273

20

29

200

34

10

350

303

22

28

230

30

12

400

303

24

27

229

28

13

500

305

35 %

26

27

230

25

14

600

307

28

28

230

24

15

700

314

31

28

231

26

16

800

328

38

24

233

28

19

1000

347

42

25

240

33

21

1050

359

48

25

242

35

23

1100

368

51

25

242

39

24

1200

383

54

24

242

50

25

1250

395

57

23

240

60

26

1300

409

59

22

239

73

27

1340

415

61

22

237

76

30

1350

394

63

21

232

58

30

1400

396

20 %

65

23

237

52

31

1500

425

68

23

243

66

33

1600

507

82

28

309

83

13

1650

521

86

27

319

85

12

1700

610

15 %

87

35

389

98

13

1750

718

88

39

475

112

14

1800

912

88

43

615

143

26

1850

1182

89

44

761

209

59

1900

1609

124

56

939

292

144

1925

1944

146

70

1079

343

226

1950

2479

9 %

209

95

1388

380

328

1960

3033

6 %

275

122

1685

395

415

1965

3360

9 %

330

143

1872

424

462

1970

3722

6 %

375

153

2112

453

509

1975

4122

9 %

427

178

2364

470

559

1980

4483

6 %

491

202

2593

480

612

1985

4899

9 %

566

232

2831

492

668

1989

5203

9 %

647

245

3013

497

729

1990

5293

9 %

653

281

3043

500

733

2000

6146

13 %

877

356

3561

512

848

DATE

CONQUEST

226-619 A.D.

Sassanian Empire in Iran

450 A.D.

Huns, Vandals, Goths

622- A.D.

Muslim Empires

495/755

Franks and Holy Roman Empire

556- 822

Early Mayans in Mexico and Guatemala

1000-1125

Mahmud of Ghazni in Afghanistan

1066/1071

Seljuk Turks, Normans, and Crusades

1160-1325

Toltecs in Mexico

1211-1368

Mongols in Asia, India, Mideast, Europe

1380/1385

Russians/Ottoman Turks

1229-1466

Teutonic League in Northeast Europe

1379-1407

Tamerlane in India and Mideast

1642-1721

Swedish Empire

962-1905

Russian Empire

1325-1521

Aztecs in Mexico

1521

Cortez, 600 men, 20 horses, 10 cannon in Mexico

1463-1536

Incas in South America 380K sq. miles (984 sq. km)

1531-1536

Pizarro and 180 men conquer the Incas

1415-1975

Portuguese Empire

1492-

Spanish Empire

1578-1927

Dutch Empire

-1674-1975

French Empire

1612-1920

British Empire

1644

Manchus conquer China

1776-

United States of America & the Manifest Destiny

1798-1814

Napoleon in Europe and Egypt

-1946

Japanese Empire

1920-1946

Nazis and Italian Fascists in the World

1905-1991

Communism in the World

Date

WARS

Millions dead

359 A.D.

Roman-Persian Wars (Shapur II of Persia)

0.16 M

 

Persians capture Jerusalem 50K Jews died

0.5 M

556 A.D.

Axe war: Caracol vs. Tikal Mayans (total pop 0.6M)

 

614/615

Sassanian Khusrau captures Jerusalem

0.067 M

622-632

First phase of Muslim conquests: Mecca

 

632-642

Second Phase of Muslim Conquests: Arabia

 

642

Third Phase of Muslim Conquests: Persia

 

657-661

Civil War among Muslims

 

661-750

Fourth phase of Muslim conquests (Khazars and others)

 

700/750

City of Teotihuacan captured in Mexico

0.05 M

700-1056

Visigoth Christians vs. Moors in Spain

 

750-945

Fifth phase of Muslim Conquests

 

755

An Lushan l rebels in China

 

772-804

Charlemagne conquers Saxons

 

800-1050

Vikings first raid Ireland, Germany, and West Europe

 

813,814

Krum the Bulgar besieges Constantinople two times

 

814-838

Holy Roman Empire Wars

 

835

Vikings raid Europe en masse

 

843

Tang Dynasty takes Lan-Chou

 

871-878

Danes conquer all of England but Wessex

 

880-904

Civil War in China Tang Dynasty ends

 

906

Magyars invade Germany

 

907-1123

Mongols take Inner Mongolia & North China

 

907-960

Civil War in China

 

926

Bulgaria (strongest in Europe) conquers Serbia

 

939

Civil War in Japan

 

955

Magyars attack Bosnia

 

955

At Augsburg, King Otto I defeats Magyars and Slavs

 

960-979

Song Emperors Taizu & Taizong conquer part of China

 

1024

Mahmud takes Somnath Temple in India

0.05 M

1048

Seljuk leader Togrul raids Armenia

 

1060-90

Normans conquer Sicily

 

10/14/1066-1069

7K Normans conquer all of England

0.007 M

8/1071

At Manzikert, Seljuks defeat a Byzantine army

 

1095-1291

"Christian" Crusades

0.05 M

1125

Sung and Jin destroy Liao Empire in China

 

1126/27

Jin (Juchen) capture Kaifeng, Northern Song capital

 

1152-1453

War of Whiskers between England and France

 

1160

Fall of the Tula Empire in Mexico

 

1175

Mahmud of Ghazni fights in India

 

1211-92

Mongol Expansion; Largest Empire Ever

 

1215

Indian destroy Sinhalese civilization on Sri Lanka

 

5/12/1241

Mongols destroy Hungary

0.07 M

1242

At Olomouc in Slovakia, Mongols defeated

 

1258/68

Mongol Hulagu sacks Baghdad, Iraq

0.1 M

1281

140/150K Mongols +Chinese try to invade Japan

0.11 M

1291

At Dazaifu, Japanese turn back Chinese

0.097 M

1337-1437/53

100 Years War in France

0.03 M

1357-92

Tamerlane in India and Iran

0.15 M

9/8/1380

At Kalikovo, Russians defeatMamay & Golden Horde

only 40K able-bodied R0.155 M

1448-49

Fujian and Chejiang rebel

1 M

1453

80K/100K Turks conquer 10K at Constantinople

>0.01 M

1524-26

Peasant's War in Germany 50K homeless

0.1 M

1571

Crimean Tartars sack Moscow

>0.1 M

1618-48

Thirty years war in Germany

7 M

1648

Russian Cossacks kill Jews in Poland & Russia

0.3 M

1748

At Pondicherry I in India, English and French fight

 

1756-63

Seven Years War: Eng,Prus. vs. Aus,Fra,Rus,Swe

 

1764-67

Burmese destroy Ahudya in Siam (Thailand)

1 M

1796-1814

Napoleon (1812 <600K)

1.1 M

1815

At Waterloo, Napoleon defeated again

0.085 M

1850-64

Tai-Ping Rebellion in China

2 M

1861-66

American Civil War: 4/5 died of disease

0.5-0.6 M

1862-73

Ma Hua Lung Rebellion in China

10 M

1862-77

Muslim rebellion in Northwest China

0.6 M

1864-70

War of the Triple Alliance (Arg,Brazil,Urug. vs.Par)

6 M

1896

At Malatya, Turks kill 200K Armenians

0.2 M

1899-1902

Boer War of South Africa

0.05 M

1904-05

Russo-Japanese War 330K vs. 270K

0.16 M

1914-18

World War I $328 B 65M from 32 nations

8.5 M

4/1915

Turks kill Armenians with guns & famine

0.8 M

1921

Chinese warlords Yu-hsiung Feng & Chihli

0.1 M

1939-46

World War II $1.35 T 110M from 31 nations

60 M

1946-49

Chinese Civil War 600K vs. 300K

0.22 M

1948-62

La Violencia in Colombia after an assassination

0.2 M

1949-54

In 6/12/1954 Mao admits liquidating 800K

0.8 M

1950-53

Korean War - 0.062 U.S. , 1 M Chinese died

3 M

1957-75

Vietnam War 3.1 M wounded

2.05 M

1961-94

Guatemalan Civil War

0.13 M

1965-67

Communists try to rebel in Indonesia

0.3 M

1966-76

Chinese Cultural Revolution

10 M

1970-75

Khymer Rouge terrorize Cambodia

3 M

1971-76

Idi Amin seizes power in Uganda

0.3 M

1972-73

Burundian Tutsi massacre Hutu

0.18-0.21 M

1975-83

Lebanese Civil Wars

0.1-09.3 M

1979-89

Afghan War between USSR & Afghans

1.3 M

1978-79

Iranian Revolution

0.2 M

1980-88

Iran-Iraq War 1M Iranians died

1.55 M

1983-

Civil War in Sudan

0.5 M

1990-92

Massacres in Rwanda

0.5 M

1992-94

Bosnian War

0.2 M

 

Total including unlisted wars

12,803.0 M

Date

FAMINE

Millions dead

1315-17

Central & West Europe; 10% died

4.6 M

1333-37

China 4M dead in one region alone

5 M

1557

Russia

 

1590-1740

France

 

1594-98

India

 

1600

Russia

0.4 M

1650-52

Russia

 

1669-70

Bengal

3 M

1677

Hyderabad, India

 

1693

France

 

1769

France

1.2 M

1769-70

Bangladesh, India

6.5 - 10 M

1790-92

South & Central India

7 M

1816-1817

Ireland

0.7 M

1837-38

NW India (drought)

0.8 M

1862

Lin-an, China famine + disease + suicide drownings

0.4 M

1846-51

Ireland Potato Famine (potato blight)

1 M

1850-1872

Miao during war in China

0.4 M

1860-1901

India - Ten famines

15 M

1866

Bengal, Orissa, India (poor distribution)

1.5 M

1868-70

Northwest & Central India (drought)

10 M

1876-78

India (drought)

5 M

1876-79

North China (3 year drought)

9.5-11 M

1892-94

China (drought)

1 M

1896-97

India (drought)

5 M

1899-1900

India (drought)

2.25 M

1912-1940

China 370 famines

 

1917-20

Famine in Russian and Germany after World War I

 

1920-21

North China (drought and war)

0.5 M

1921-22

Ukraine, Volga, USSR (3M or 3125)

3.1 M

1928-29

Shensi, Honan, Kansu, China (3M Shensi)

5 M

1932-34

Soviet Union (Communist collectivism)

5 M

1941-43

Greece

0.45 M

1943-44

Bengal, India

1.5 M

1947

Soviet Union

 

1953

Korea after the Korean war

 

1965-80

Sub-Sahara region of Africa

0.6 M

1966

Food riots in West Bengal, India

 

1990

Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia

6 M

1994-

Rwanda

? M

1996-98

North Korea

? M

 

Total including unlisted

> 86 M

For every individual who dies of famine, 3 to 10 are affected by famine.

Date

PLAGUE

Millions dead

166-167 A.D.

Plague -Roman Empire  (began at Ctesiphon 165 A.D.)

 

500-650 A.D.

Black death World, especially Roman Empire

100 M

6/627-628

Plague of Ctesiphon -1st great Muslim plague

 

638-639

Plague of Syria -2nd great Muslim plague

 

661-749

Plagues during Abbasid Dynasty in the Mideast

 

664-683

Black death (plague) England

 

668-689

Plague of Basra -3rd great Muslim plague

 

706

Plague of Maidens -4th great Muslim plague

 

716-717

Plague of Notables -5th great Muslim plague

 

740-744

Black death in Constantinople and Anatolia

0.2 M

1345-47

Black death in Russia

 

1347-51

Black death in Western Europe

25-75M

1403-04

Black death in the Mideast

0.62 M

1485-1550

Mysterious English Sweats

3 M

1493

Plague in Genoa (pop. reduced by 80%)

 

1500-20

Smallpox Latin America

5 M

1530-45

Measles Mexico

1.25 M

1492-1533

Smallpox in the former Inca Empire

0.2 M

1635-49

Smallpox in the American Colonies

 

1660-79

Black death in Europe

14.4 M

1700-1800

Yellow fever (35 epidemics) 20% mortality

 

Late 18th

Smallpox in Europe

0.4 M / year

1711

Black death in Germany and Austria

0.5 M

1826-37

Cholera in New Jersey, USA

0.9 M

1890-09

Typhus in N. Amer-Europe estimated 1900-04

1.98 M

1890-09

Measles in North America-Europe estimated 1900-04

0.74 M

1890-09

Influenza in North Amer-Europe estimated 1900-04

1.7 M

1890-09

Syphilis in North Amer-Europe estimated 1900-04

0.96 M

1894-1920

Black death in America, Australia- SE Asia, S Africa

12M

1898-1923

Cholera in India

11 M

1909-1918

Black death

China & India 1335

1918-19

Spanish Influenza in the world

30-40 M

1914-21

Typhus in Eastern Europe and Russia

5.5 M

1920-79

Malaria in the World 20th Century

60 M

1921

Cholera in India

0.5 M

1923

Epidemics in Shansi, China after famine

3 M

1959

Aids first confirmed

 

1990

Malaria in the World 110M new cases per year

1.5 M

Mid 20th

Smallpox

2M / yr

1980's

Kids killed by vaccinable diseases

12M / yr

 

Total including unlisted

> 513 M

1990 10% of Africa had malaria or another tropical disease

Date

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

1066 A.D.

Bows effective in the Norman army

c 1100

Armored European knights

13th century

Longbows and Crossbows

c 1400

Infantry armor for Spanish "invincible infantry"

1313

Gunpowder in Europe for cannon

1453

Gunpowder from China for Turkish cannon

1632

Guns in the West (Sweden)

1700

Muskets with bayonets make the pike obsolete

18th century

Deliberate germ warfare against the Indians

1867

Dynamite invented

1862

Ironclad warships in the American Civil War

1865-1866

Machine guns and breech-loading rifles

1914-15

Propaganda, aircraft, and poison gas in WW I

1916/17

Battle tanks in World War I

1936

Helicopters

c 1942

Jet aircraft in WW II including dive-bombers

1945

4000 V2 missiles used by Germany in WW II

1945

Atomic bombs on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

c 1970's.

Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles

 

Other non-weapons related items are steam power, ships, railroads, radio, TV, and computers.