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"We, the Beings of the galaxy, in order to form a free union of planets, establish justice, provide for common peace and prosperity, and to secure liberty for all being, do ordain and establish this New Republic. Let the stars sing! Let the planets shout! Let the Republic begin!"
―Excerpt from the Declaration of a New Republic[src]

The year 4 after the Battle of Yavin, also known as Year 39 after the Great ReSynchronization and Year 1004 after the Ruusan Reformation, was a period of time that saw great upheaval in the galaxy. The first month of the year saw the Battle of Endor, one of the most decisive battles of the Galactic Civil War between the Galactic Empire and the Alliance to Restore the Republic—the battle saw the destruction of the second Death Star and the death of the Galactic Emperor Palpatine. Palpatine's death largely fragmented the Empire, with many Imperial officers becoming warlords and seizing territory, and the Rebel Alliance transitioned into the Alliance of Free Planets and then the New Republic in the month after Endor. The first few months after the Battle of Endor also saw the Bakura Incident, the first alliance—albeit a temporary one—between the Empire and the Alliance, and also the Nagai–Tof War as the extra-galactic Nagai and Tof species invaded. Some factions temporarily set this year as 'year 0', until the establishment of the Battle of Yavin-based calendar two decades later.

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BattlesEdit

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The climactic battle over Endor

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DeathsEdit

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  • Yoda on Dagobah[1]

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  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 1.29 1.30 1.31 1.32 1.33 1.34 1.35 1.36 1.37 1.38 1.39 1.40 1.41 1.42 Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 The New Essential Chronology
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 The Essential Atlas
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 The Truce at Bakura
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 The Truce at Bakura Sourcebook
  6. The Essential Guide to Warfare and The New Essential Chronology establish the endpoints of this era as 19 BBY and 4 ABY.
  7. The New Essential Chronology establishes the start of this era as 4 ABY.
  8. Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi Book Two—Prisoner of Bogan establishes the year 36,453 BBY as the date of the Tho Yor Arrival, which is the zero point of the Tho Yor Arrival dating system, meaning the difference between the calendar based on the Battle of Yavin and the TYA year-notation system is 36,453 years. This date is derived from simple math based upon other confirmed dates.
  9. The New Essential Chronology states that the Great Hyperspace War began in 5000 BBY, which is 1,347 BTC in Star Wars: The Old Republic's Galactic Timeline, so the difference between the calendar based on the Battle of Yavin and the calendar based on the Treaty of Coruscant is 3,653 years. This date is derived using simple math based upon other confirmed dates.
  10. The New Essential Chronology states that the Ruusan Reformation occurred in 1000 BBY, which is the zero point of the calendar based on the Ruusan Reformation, so the difference between the calendar based on the Battle of Yavin and the Ruusan Reformation's year-notation system is 1,000 years. This date is derived using simple math based upon other confirmed dates.
  11. The Essential Atlas places the Battle of Yavin, the zero point in the Galactic Standard Calendar, in 35:3 under the Great ReSynchronization dating system. The Essential Atlas also places the Battle of Selaggis on 43:2:28 and the Battle of Dathomir on 43:3:21. The Essential Guide to Warfare and The Essential Atlas both place the Battle of Dathomir in 8 ABY. The Essential Guide to Warfare also places the Battle of Selaggis in 7 ABY, confirming the placement of the division between each Galactic Standard Calendar year as the third month in the Great ReSynchronization year. Thus, there is a two-month gap between the two dating systems, and the first two months of a GrS year are the last two of the preceding Galactic Standard Calendar year. The Great ReSynchronization was instituted in 35 BBY, so there is a total difference of 35 years and 2 months between the two systems. This article's date is therefore derived from simple math based on this reference explanation.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 The Essential Guide to Warfare
  13. 13.00 13.01 13.02 13.03 13.04 13.05 13.06 13.07 13.08 13.09 13.10 13.11 13.12 13.13 13.14 13.15 13.16 HyperspaceIcon The Forgotten War: The Nagai and the Tofs on Hyperspace (content removed from StarWars.com and unavailable)
  14. Star Wars: Imperial Handbook: A Commander's Guide
  15. Dark Empire 3: The Battle for Calamari
  16. The Official Star Wars Fact File 96 (MON1-2, Mon Remonda) dates this event to six months after the Battle of Endor, which The Essential Atlas, p. 191 dates to 39:3.
  17. The Official Star Wars Fact File 96 (MON1-2, Mon Remonda)
  18. WizardsoftheCoast "Manaan: Depths of History Part 4: Blades of Rebellion" on Wizards.com (original article link, backup link)
  19. 19.0 19.1 Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron
  20. 20.0 20.1 Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 21.6 21.7 Star Wars: Mara Jade – By the Emperor's Hand
  22. The Mandalorian Armor
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 Hard Merchandise
  24. X-Wing: Rogue Leader 1
  25. 25.0 25.1 X-Wing: Rogue Leader 3
  26. X-Wing Rogue Squadron Special
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Star Wars 89: I'll See You in the Throne Room
  28. 28.0 28.1 28.2 Star Wars 92: The Dream
  29. Star Wars 93: Catspaw
  30. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. I ("Declaration of a New Republic")
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 31.3 31.4 31.5 31.6 31.7 31.8 Star Wars Omnibus: X-Wing Rogue Squadron Volume 1
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.4 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: The Rebel Opposition
  33. Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: The Phantom Affair
  34. SWAJsmall "Black Curs Blues"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 8
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: Battleground: Tatooine
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 36.3 "Lando's Commandos: On Eagles' Wings"—Star Wars Tales 5
  37. Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: The Warrior Princess
  38. Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: Requiem for a Rogue
  39. Before the Storm
  40. 40.0 40.1 Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds
  41. 41.0 41.1 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: Family Ties
  42. 42.0 42.1 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: Masquerade
  43. SWGsmall "The University of Sanbra Guide to Intelligent Life: The Marvel Series"—Star Wars Gamer 1
  44. 44.0 44.1 Star Wars 98: Supply and Demand
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 The Official Star Wars Fact File
  46. The New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory I: Conquest
  47. Fate of the Jedi: Conviction
  48. A Time to Mourn, a Time to Dance: Oola's Tale
  49. 49.0 49.1 Taster's Choice: The Tale of Jabba's Chef
  50. A Boy and His Monster: The Rancor Keeper's Tale
  51. SWInsider "Who's Who in the Max Rebo Band"—Star Wars Insider 67
  52. Goatgrass: The Tale of Ree-Yees
  53. Databank title Yoxgit in the Databank (content now obsolete; backup link)
  54. 54.0 54.1 SWInsider "Who's Who: Imperial Grand Admirals"—Star Wars Insider 66
  55. One Last Night in the Mos Eisley Cantina: The Tale of the Wolfman and the Lamproid
  56. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike
  57. The Lost City of the Jedi
  58. 58.0 58.1 Gathering Shadows
  59. "A Day in the Life"—Star Wars Tales 12
  60. Star Wars 83: Sweetheart Contract
  61. Star Wars 84: Seoul Searching
  62. 62.0 62.1 Star Wars 85: The Hero
  63. 63.0 63.1 63.2 Star Wars 96: Duel With a Dark Lady
  64. Star Wars 97: Escape
  65. Star Wars 99: Touch of the Goddess
  66. Star Wars 103: Tai
  67. 67.0 67.1 Star Wars 106: My Hiromi
  68. SWGsmall "Handoff"—Star Wars Gamer 10
  69. 69.0 69.1 69.2 69.3 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: The Phantom Affair
  70. Handbook 1: X-Wing Rogue Squadron
  71. 71.0 71.1 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: The Warrior Princess
  72. 72.0 72.1 72.2 72.3 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: Requiem for a Rogue
  73. 73.0 73.1 73.2 73.3 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: In the Empire's Service
  74. "Mara Jade: A Night on the Town"—Star Wars Tales 1
  75. "Three Against the Galaxy"—Star Wars Tales 3
  76. 76.0 76.1 76.2 Shadows of the Empire: Evolution
  77. Databank title Shessaun, Silya in the Databank (content now obsolete; backup link)
  78. A New Hope: The Life of Luke Skywalker

Imperial Period
(19 BBY4 ABY)
Galactic timeline

Previous: Clone Wars
(2219 BBY)

Next: Post-Imperial period
(4 ABY–)

Years of the Imperial Period
19 BBY · 18 BBY · 17 BBY · 16 BBY · 15 BBY · 14 BBY · 13 BBY · 12 BBY
11 BBY · 10 BBY · 9 BBY · 8 BBY · 7 BBY · 6 BBY · 5 BBY · 4 BBY · 3 BBY
2 BBY · 1 BBY · 0 BBY · 0 ABY · 1 ABY · 2 ABY · 3 ABY · 4 ABY
  [Source]
Post-Imperial period
(4 ABY—)
Galactic timeline

Previous: Imperial Period (19 BBY4 ABY)

Next: Unidentified

Years of the Post-Imperial period
4 ABY · 5 ABY · 6 ABY · 7 ABY · 8 ABY · 9 ABY · 10 ABY · 11 ABY · 12 ABY
13 ABY · 14 ABY · 15 ABY · 16 ABY · 17 ABY · 18 ABY · 19 ABY · 20 ABY
21 ABY · 22 ABY · 23 ABY · 24 ABY · 25 ABY · 26 ABY · 27 ABY · 28 ABY
29 ABY · 30 ABY · 31 ABY · 32 ABY · 33 ABY · 34 ABY · 35 ABY · 36 ABY
37 ABY · 38 ABY · 39 ABY · 40 ABY · 41 ABY · 42 ABY · 43 ABY · 44 ABY
45 ABY · 55 ABY · 81 ABY · 92 ABY · 104 ABY · 122 ABY · 123 ABY
126 ABY · 127 ABY · 128 ABY · 130 ABY · 132 ABY · 137 ABY · 138 ABY
139 ABY · 140 ABY
  [Source]
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