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Guitar History Timeline
For a more detailed history of the above visit the
History of the Acoustic Guitar Page
For an overview of the history of the Electric guitar visit this page.
This timeline covers the history of the classical guitar from ancient times to the 1900's when the guitar became a well-known and popular instrument. The yellow bar on the graph indicated BC dates and the blue graph AD dates.
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This Guitar History Timeline covers 1000's of years of history and highlights the points of interest for us who are specifically interested in the development of our modern day acoustic and electric guitars.