18th Century B.C.
Aleppo became the capital of Yamhad Kingdom.
Islamic armies entered Aleppo through the Iron Gate in Antioch after making a pact with the locals.
Byzantine army besieged and conquered Aleppo. Byzantine soldiers pillaged and vandalized the city for a week.
Timur attacked Aleppo and ravaged the whole city including city walls and the castle. Nearly 20 thousand were killed in three days of plunder.
August 28th 1516
Aleppo city entered Ottoman rule after Battle of Marj Dabiq.
A Venetian consulate was opened in Aleppo. Later, both France and England opened consulates in Aleppo a few years apart.
October 23rd 1918
402 years of Ottoman rule ended.
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