Star Wars: Rebellion
Important Events - Timeline
19 BBY – Birth of the Empire
◾Birth of the Galactic Empire
◾The Clone Wars end, Count Dooku is killed by Anakin Skywalker during the Battle of Coruscant and General Grievous is killed by Obi-Wan Kenobi on Utapau. Chancellor Palpatine, revealed to be the Sith Master Darth Sidious, kills Masters Kit Fisto, Saesee Tiin, Agen Kolar and, with Anakin’s help, Mace Windu.
◾Palpatine reorganizes the Galactic Republic into the Galactic Empire with himself as Emperor and Anakin Skywalker turns to the dark side of the Force and becomes Darth Vader, Palpatine’s ruthless second-in-command and third apprentice.
◾The Great Jedi Purge is orchestrated by Sidious and Vader and almost all Jedi are hunted down and killed.
◾Dissolution of the Jedi Order
◾Darth Vader kills all the Separatist leaders on Mustafar, then is defeated and severely wounded in a duel by Obi-Wan Kenobi.
◾Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa are born to Padmé Amidala on Polis Massa. Padmé Amidala dies in childbirth. Obi-Wan Kenobi, who survives the Purge, leaves Luke with Anakin’s step brother Owen Lars and Leia with Bail Organa, in order to protect them from Palpatine and their father.
◾Mon Mothma and Bail Organa along with other senators loyal to the Galactic Republic, discuss in secret plans for a Rebellion. This eventually leads to the Galactic Civil War…they begin putting together a small team of freedom fighters. (PC’s)
- Galen Marek is born on the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk.
- The Second Battle of Kashyyyk. occurs, and its Imperial occupation starts.
- Galen Marek was found by Darth Vader on Kashyyyk.
- The Ghorman Massacre occurred.
- Han Solo met his cousin Thrackan Sal-Solo, who sold him back to Garris Shrike.
Corran Horn is born on Corellia.
- Stormtroopers were sent to Theed. Queen Apailana and her Jedi protectors were killed by the 501st Legion. Naboo was placed under military rule.