Cyprus falls under the rule of the Byzantium Empire.
Cyprus is conquered by the Ottomans, who established a millet system, allowing religious authorities to govern their non-Muslim minorities.
Cyprus falls under control of Great Britain, though the Ottomans still hold absolute rule.
Cyprus becomes a crown colony of Great Britain.
Cyprus gains independence; Greece, Turkey, and Britain sign the Treaty of Guarantee, which gives each country the right to intervene in Cyprus.
Turkish Cypriots stage a coup and take over one third of the country, causing a major divide with Turkish Cypriots living in the north and Greek Cypriots fleeing to live in the south. A year later, Turkish Cypriots make their own administration with a new president.
Cyprus joins the European Union, although it is still divided between the Greeks and the Turks.
Cyprus adopts the Euro as its currency.