Wolof Empire Timeline

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  • c. 1350 CE - c. 1550 CE
    The Wolof Empire rules in West Africa.
  • 1455 CE
    The Portuguese adventurer Diogo Gomes establishes trade relations with the Wolof Empire.
  • 1489 CE
    Burba Birao, king of the Wolof Empire, is dethroned by a revolt of conservative tribal leaders.
  • 1490 CE
    The Portuguese launch an unsuccessful expedition against the Wolof Empire in West Africa.

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1350 CE - 1550 CE: The Wolof Empire rules in West Africa.
 
 
1455 CE: The Portuguese adventurer Diogo Gomes establishes trade relations with the Wolof Empire.
 
 
1489 CE: Burba Birao, king of the Wolof Empire, is dethroned by a revolt of conservative tribal leaders.
 
 
1490 CE: The Portuguese launch an unsuccessful expedition against the Wolof Empire in West Africa.
 
 
 
 
 
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