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Centuries: 13th century BC - 12th century BC - 11th century BC
Events and Trends
- 1126 BC - Thymoetes, legendary King of Athens dies childless after a reign of 8 years. He is succeeded by his designated heir Melanthus of Pylos, a fifth-generation descedant of Neleus who had reportedly assisted him in battle against the Boeotians.
- Zhou Wu Wang overthrows the Chinese King Zhou Hsin(Wade-Giles) (Zhou Xin in Pinyin) and founds the Zhou (PY) (Chou W-G) Zhou Dynasty (1122 BC - 256 BC).
- 1122 BC - Legendary founding date of the city of Pyongyang.