i. 308 A.D.- The Gupta family obtains control of Magadha, a small kingdom located in the Ganges Valley.
ii. 308-330 A.D.- Chandragupta I is the first ruler of the Gupta Dynasty and greatly expands the empire by ways of military and marriage.
iii. 330 A.D.- Chandragupta I names his son, Samudra Gupta, the successor of his throne.
iv. 335-380 A.D.- Samudra Gupta is the ruler of the Gupta Empire, he has expanded the empire to northern India, Nepal, the east coast of India, and the entire Ganges River Valley.
v. 380-413 A.D.- Chandragupata II is the ruler of the Gupta Empire he conquers 21 kingdoms. First he conquers eastern and western India then he moves northward to conquer the Persians, Hunas, Kinnaras, and Kiratas.
vi. 413-455 A.D.- Kumaragupta leads during this time, by the end of his rule the Pushyamitras threaten the empire.
vii. 455-467 A.D.- Skandagupta leads during this time period, he defeats the Pushyamitras' threat but then is faced with another threat, the Hunas. The Hunas invaded from the northwest and the expenses of the war exhausted the Gupta empire's resources.
viii. 467-500 A.D.- The Gupta Empire is ruled by weak leaders including Purugupta, Kumaragupta II, Budhagupta, Narasimhagupta, Kumaragupta III, Vishnugupta, Vainyapgupta, Bhanugupta.
ix. By 500 A.D.- Much of the northwest of the empire has been taken over by the Hunas.
x. By 515 A.D.- The Huns reach the Ganges Valley and central India, destroying everything in their path.