This TIMELINE OF MALDIVES HISTORY has been prepared by the Maldives Heritage Survey Team, led by Michael Feener at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. It is intended as a research tool for scholars and students, and particularly as a reference for working with the data made available on the MHS Project Database. 

When using any of the information or images from this website in academic publications, print, or elsewhere on the internet, please reference: R. Michael Feener (Ed.) Maldives Heritage Survey (, last accessed: dd/mm/yyyyy