814 BC Foundation of the city of Carthage by Phoenician sailors. Carthage became a leading force in the trade in the western Mediterranean.
480 BC Defeat at Guymer stops expansion of Carthage in Sicily.
264-241 years. BC First Punic War between Rome and Carthage for control of Sicily.
219-201 years. BC Second Punic War. Carthaginian general Hannibal goes with his army across the Alps and splits Romans at Lake Trasimeno and Cannae. However, the war ended with the defeat of Carthage.
149-146 years. BC Third Punic War, which resulted in Carthage was destroyed.
II-III centuries. BC Roman Africa, about Tunisia today, is becoming one of the most prosperous provinces of the empire.
439, the Germanic tribes Vandals conquered Roman Africa. But in 534 they were conquered Byzantium.
670 Arab troops under Okby ibn Nafi win Tunisian territory and break the heart of the country in a military camp, which later became the city of Kairouan. Roman Africa was named Ifriqiya.
800 Dynasty Aghlabid stops the fight between successive rulers and leaders of the Arab-Berber Kharijites.
909 Shia Fatimids conquered Kairouan and make the capital of their state first Mahdi, and then Cairo. Their governors in Ifriqiya become Ziridy.
1052 Arab pastoralist tribes that came out of Egypt, led by the tribe of Beni Hillal, invade Ifriqiya. Beginning of the intensive Arabization of the country.
1230-1574 years. Dynasty restored Hafsid Ifriqiya economic unity. The complete Christianization of the Iberian Peninsula in the country come from Andalusia expelled Muslims and Jews. The struggle between the Spanish Hapsburgs and Turkish corsairs being transferred to the coastal city of Tunis.
1574 Establishment of Turkish rule. As in Algeria, Tunisia became a center of piracy in the Mediterranean.
1702 Dynasty Husaynid situated vassal of Turkey, the country's revitalized building.
1881 France occupied Tunisia. Tunisians landed property transferred to the French colonists.
1920 Base Destour party. In 1934, it separated from the Radical Party New Destour under Habib Bourguiba.
1942-1943 gg.Ozhestochennye battle on the ground between the Italo-Tunisian German army and the troops of the anti-Hitler coalition.
1957 Tunisia gains independence. State President Habib Bourguiba becomes.
1987 Habib Bourguiba removes power from the prime minister of his cabinet Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.
1994 g.Pervye free and democratic elections.
1998 UNESCO announced Tunis named the cultural center of the Mediterranean in 1998