The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Lahore, Pakistan.
Prior to 11th century
- 682 CE - City besieged by Muslim forces.
- 1241 - City sacked by Mongols.
- 1530 - Mir Yunis Ali becomes governor.
- 1560 - Masjid Niwin (mosque) built.
- 1584 - Mughal Akbar relocates capital to Lahore.
- 1748 - Ahmed Shah in power.
- 1846 - British Council of Regency of the Punjab established.
- 1868 - Population: 125,413.
- Tribune newspaper begins publication.
- Population: 149,369.
- 1883 - Central Model School established.
- 1885 - Punjab Civil Secretariat Library founded.
- Lahore High Court building constructed.
- Railway Technical School established.
- 1890 - New town hall built.
- 1892 - Punjab Textbook Board Library established.
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- 1901 - Population: 202,964.
- 1909 - Punjab Chiefs' Association headquartered in city.
- 1924 - Punjab Archival Museum and record office established.
- 15 August: City becomes part of West Punjab province of Pakistan.
- 1948 - Chatan newspaper begins publication.
- Institute of Islamic Culture established.
- Population: 849,000 (including cantonment).
- 1952 - Lahore newspaper begins publication.
- 1953 - 6 March: Martial Law promulgated in Lahore to control disturbances against Ahmadis.
- 1964 - 26 November: Pakistan Television Lahore Station inaugurated.
- 1976 - Samjhota Express Amritsar-Lahore train begins operating.
- 1977 - Allama Iqbal Museum inaugurated.
- 1983 - Ajoka (theatre group) formed.
- 1985 - Punjab Lok Rehas (theatre group) formed.
- 1986 - The Nation newspaper begins publication.
- 1991 - Pearl Mosque built.
- 1993 - Zahoor ul Akhlaq Gallery established at the National College of Arts Lahore.
- 1998 - Population: 5,143,495.
- 1999: 21 February: City hosts signing of the India-Pakistan Lahore Declaration regarding nuclear armaments.
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- 2006 - Pakistan Fashion Design Council headquartered in city.
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- ^ a b John F. Riddick (2006), History of British India, Praeger Publishers, ISBN 9780313322808
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- ^ Memorandum of the Improvements in the Administration of India During the Last Thirty Years: And the Petition of the East-India Company to Parliament, 1858
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- ^ Percy Brown (1908), Lahore Museum, Punjab: A Descriptive Guide to the Department of Archaeology & Antiquities, Lahore: Printed at the Civil and Military Gazette Press, OCLC 44611240
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- ^ a b "Museums and Galleries in Pakistan". Islamabad: National Fund for Cultural Heritage. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
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- ^ Ian Talbot (2007), "A Tale of Two Cities: The Aftermath of Partition for Lahore and Amritsar 1947-1957", Modern Asian Studies 41, JSTOR 4132347
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Published in the 19th century
- Charles Masson (1842), "Lahore", Narrative of Various Journeys in Balochistan, Afghanistan, and the Panjab, London: Richard Bentley
- "Lahore". Street's Indian and Colonial Mercantile Directory for 1870. London: Street. 1870.
- Thornton, Thomas Henry. A Brief Account of the History and Antiquities of Lahore. Lahore: Government Civil Secretariat Press, 1873.
- Thomas Henry Thornton; John Lockwood Kipling (1876). Lahore. Lahore: Printed at the Government Civil Secretariat Press.
- Kanhaiya Lal. (1884) Tarikh-e-Lahore. Lahore, Pakistan: Aslam Asmat Printers.
- Edward Thornton (1886), "Lahore", in Roper Lethbridge and Arthur N. Wollaston, Gazetteer of the Territories under the Government of the Viceroy of India, London: W. H. Allen & Co., OCLC 710600
Published in the 20th century
- "Lahore", A Handbook for Travellers in India, Burma, and Ceylon (8th ed.), London: J. Murray, 1911
- Lahore and some of its Historical Monuments. Lahore: Superintendent, Government Printing Press, 1927.
- Gulshan Lal Chopra. A Short History of Lahore and its Monuments. Lahore: 1937.
- Muhammad Baqir (1952). Lahore, past and present; being an account of Lahore compiled from original sources. Lahore: Panjab University Press. OCLC 8816775.
- Lahore Development Authority. Lahore Urban Development and Traffic Study. 5 vols. Lahore, 1980.
- Lahore Development Authority. The Walled City of Lahore. Lahore, 1981.
- Samuel V. Noe. “Old Lahore and Old Delhi: Variations on a Mughal Theme.” Ekistics XLIX (1982), pp. 306–19.
- Mohammed A. Qadeer. Lahore, Urban Development in the Third World. Lahore: Vanguard Books, 1983.
- Ahmad Nabi Khan. “Lahore: the Darus Saltanat of the Moghul Empire under Akbar (1556-1605).” Journal of the Research Society of Pakistan XXI, no.3 (1984), pp. 1–22.
- Muhammad Saeed (1989). Lahore, A Memoir. Lahore: Vanguard. ISBN 9694020085.
- F.S. Aijazuddin. Lahore: Illustrated Views of the 19th Century. Lahore: Vanguard Books, Ltd., 1991.
- Ajaz Anwar (1997), "Lahore and Delhi: Two Sides of a Mirror", India International Centre Quarterly 24, JSTOR 23005453
- Som Anand (1998). Lahore, portrait of a lost city. Lahore: Vanguard Books.
Published in the 21st century
- Nazir Ahmad Chaudhry. A Short History of Lahore and Some of Its Monuments. Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications, 2000.
- Journal of Asian Civilizations XXIV, no. 2 (2001). Special issue on Lahore in the Ghaznavid period.
- F.S. Aijazuddin. Lahore Recollected: An Album. Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publishers, 2003.
- Y. Lari. Lahore - Illustrated City Guide. Karachi, Pakistan: Heritage Foundation Pakistan 2003.
- Ian Talbot. Divided Cities: Partition and Its aftermath in Lahore and Amritsar, 1947-1957. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2006.
- William J. Glover (2007), Making Lahore Modern: Constructing and Imagining a Colonial City, USA: Univ of Minnesota Press, ISBN 9780816650217
- Abdul Rehman (2009), "Changing Concepts of Garden Design in Lahore from Mughal to Contemporary Times", Garden History 37, JSTOR 27821596