|100,000+BC||Last Ice Age covers all of Europe down to central France.|
|43,000BC||Hunter-Gatherers arrive & begin migrating across Europe.|
|30,000BC||Dogs being domesticated from wolves.|
The Chauvet Cave paintings in southern France.
|15,000BC||The famous Lacroix "Great Hall of Bulls" cave paintings in France.|
|10,500BC||Ice Age begins melting over the next 1000 years.|
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|4500BC||Climate warms to present-day levels.|
Chasseen people begin arriving in southern Europe including
northern France and
migrate south toward the Mediterranean.
|4040BC||Chasseen people are the backdrop for The Chasseen Legends.|
Complex (multi-clan) settlements are formed.
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|3500BC||Wheel invented in central Europe and usage spreads.|
|3200BC||Otzi - the Ice Man dies in French/Swiss border area.|
|3100BC||Chasseen society breaks apart in Europe and into smaller groups in southern France.|
|2400BC||Stone Structures erected at Stonehenge.|
|1300BC||Celts arrive with metal: copper, then bronze, then iron.|
| 680BC||Greeks arrive and establish port cities.|
| 58BC||Julius Caesar invades and establishes Roman state of Gaul.|