The timeline of the Galactic Empire extends far back to the time of Emperor Palpatine and it his first Galactic Empire. The term Galactic Empire has been used as a way to quasi-describe many governments which have succeeded the original Galactic Empire; the latest the Kicka Empire is the only government beside Darth Kyrat's Empire to expand over the entire known galaxy.
- Galactic Empire - Canon history
- Imperial Remnant - Canon histor
- Fel's Galactic Empire - Canon history
- Darth Krayt's Galactic Empire - Canon history
- Fel's Empire-in-Exile - Canon history
- Imperial Republic - just before SW:G GE.
- Galactic Empire (Mar) - 140 ABY - mid 255 ABY
- Kicka Empire - 255 ABY - 260 ABY
- Third Galactic Empire (Fel) - 260 ABY - 262 ABY
- Second Kicka Empire - 262 ABY - 265 ABY
- Imperial Remnant - 265 ABY - Present