- "In addition to wiping away the Republic, the Emperor reset the dating system to the time before the formation of the Empire and the time after its formation—another display of absolute control."
- ―Leia Organa
Following Emperor Sheev Palpatine's proclamation of the New Order in 19 BBY, a new calendar was introduced with the day of the Galactic Empire's formation as its epoch. BFE stood for "Before the Formation of the Empire," and AFE for "After the Formation of the Empire."
Notable events expressed in the Imperial calendarEdit
There were several dates recorded in this calendar:
Before the Formation of the Galactic EmpireEdit
After the Formation of the EmpireEdit
- 1 Day AFE: Senatorial arrests
- 14 AFE: The Rebel Files are created, and there is an Armed rebellion in the Atrivis sector.
- 17 AFE: The Rebel Alliance is formally established
- 19 AFE: Battle of Yavin
- 22 AFE: Battle of Hoth
- 23 AFE: Battle of Endor
- Star Wars: The Rebel Files (First mentioned)