Minmatar Timeline

  • 2730 AD

    The Terran solar system is fully colonized.

  • 3891 AD

    Warp technology is discovered.

  • 4224 AD

    Warp drives for ships invented.

  • 7703 AD

    The wormhole leading to New Eden opens.

  • 7987 AD

    EVE Gate opens.

  • 8017 AD

    The system CMS-17 is discovered, later renamed Pator. The main planet, Matar, is quickly colonized, due to its very hospitable conditions.

  • 8061 AD

    The EVE Gate closes as the wormhole collapses.

  • 18622 AD

    Distinct civlizations on Matar gradually become aware of each other, but primitive technology keeps them from maintaining a steady contact.

  • 20374 AD

    By this time the technology level is sufficient for regular trade and advances speed up. A global culture has develops, yet remains steeped in tribal traditions.

  • 21413 AD

    The first Minmatar space ship launches. During the next centuries the Minmatar settle on a number of planets and moons in three systems, using ancient star gates.

  • 22355 AD

    The Amarrians arrive in the Pator system. Soon after, they begin raiding the Minmatar empire for slaves.

  • 22480 AD

    The Amarrians invade and conquer the Minmatar Empire.

  • 23216 AD

    The Minmatar "Great Rebellion". The Amarrians and their collaborators are defeated and expelled from the Minmatar worlds and surrounding systems.

  • 23236 AD

    EST (EVE Standard Time) and the YC dating system established at the Yoiul Conference.