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  Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After the death of an Emperor, court historians devised a posthumous name to be employed in Confucian religious rites.
During his reign China flourished, seeing a population explosion, an economy boom, a flowering of the arts and culture and the expansion of her borders.
A wise emperor, but since Event of Dew (a plan to eliminate the eunuches who controlled the government) failed, he was put under house arrest and died in despression.
www15.brinkster.com /orientalempire/timeline2.htm   (525 words)

 The Third China War
Emperor Wenzong, his family and the entire Imperial Court hurriedly fled Beijing to the fortified city of Chengde in a wild and rugged mountain pass on the China-Manchurian border one hundred miles northeast of Beijing.
The stone and timber gateway to Yuan Ming Yuan sat at one end of a large courtyard, enclosed on three sides by richly decorated guardhouses.
The sad legacy of Western intervention in China during the mid-nineteenth came not so much from the fact the West gained a strong foothold in Asia - that was inevitable - but from the thinking behind it and the way in which it was done.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C19/E1907.htm   (3881 words)

 Manchu Qing Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
Manchu Qing China, in the ensuing hundreds of years, had been mostly occupied with "pleasure-seeking and literature-decoration", a 1916 comment by Japanese Prime Minister Okuma Shigenobu in regards to Yuan Shi-kai's death and its influence on the rise and fall of the Republic Of China.
Manchu China's finance system, which was based on a domestic conversion rate of one tael silver to 800-1000 copper coins [that was a legacy of Qin Dynasty currency], would be derailed when one tael silver had to be converted from 1800 copper coins or more before the tax revenues could be surrrendered to the court.
Emperor Xianfeng assigned King Senggelinqin, a cousin, to the coastal defence in 1859 after the king had expressed opposition to signing the Tianjin Treaty one year before.
www.republicanchina.org /qing.html   (11515 words)

 Chinese History - Tang Dynasty 唐 event history (www.chinaknowledge.de)
While the financial reforms were not deep enough to save the state treasury from permanent leaking, the changes whithin the military system imposed a financial burden on the finances and caused the emergence of quasi-independent regional governors, as the military commissioners had the full military and civil authority, including finances and taxation of their region.
Third, China had lost her Western regions to the Tibetians and to the Uighurs that had advanced into these areas during the years of the rebellion.
In the struggle for power, Li Maozhen and the eunuchs abducted the emperor, but their clique was defeated in 903 by Zhu Quanzhong who brought back the emperor, executed the eunuchs and transferred the capital to Luoyang, Chang'an was burnt down.
www.chinaknowledge.de /History/Tang/tang-event.html   (4601 words)

 China and Inner Asia Sessions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Officially recognized by the Emperor Yuan Chengzong (1295–1307) as Xuantian Shangdi (High Emperor of the Dark Heaven), Zhenwu was later adopted by the imperial clan of the Ming dynasty as the holy protector of their family because they saw him as the 82nd reincarnation of Laozi.
Wenzong and Qianlong were members of conquest dynasties, not Han Chinese, complicating their relationship with the art world of their time.
Yuan Wenzong (Tugh Temur; reigned 1328–1329 and 1329–1331) was one of the most prominent imperial connoisseurs active between Song Huizong’s and Qing Qianlong’s reigns.
www.aasianst.org /absts/2004abst/China/sessions.htm   (16736 words)

 China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is essentially a corridor running from the upper Yellow River in the east, along the verge between the Tibetan plateau on the one hand and the Gobi desert on the other, to the edge of the Xinjiang wastes in the west.
The northeastern portion of China, comprising the watershed of the Amur River.
It formed with the encouragement of China, which needed a buffer zone between itself and the then-aggressive Tibetans, but Nan Chao soon became expansionist in it's own right, and proved to be a considerable threat to China at times.
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 Yuan Mongol Dynasty
During their reign the Mongolian Emperors maintained strong ties to the homeland and continued many of their cultural customs.
1368 was the time, and Zhu Yuanzhang (Emperor Hongwu) was the man. A peasant turned rebel, he quickly gained popularity throughout the oppressed population and with this...power.
He successfully drove the Mongols from the soils of China, and founded the Ming Dynasty.
www.asianartmall.com /dyuan.htm   (213 words)

 The Mongoals and Tibet
China also uses the bestowal of titles on Tibetan religious and lay leaders by the Yuan, Ming and Qing emperors to show that Tibet was subordinate to China not only during the Yuan dynasty, but also since then, during the Ming and Qing dynasties.
For China to claim that Tibet ceased to exist as an independent state and was conquered, annexed or otherwise incorporated into China, it is for China to show the precise point in time and the event which led to the extinction of Tibet and its incorporation into China.
Tolui was the progenitor of the Yuan and Ilkhanate empires.
www.tibet.com /Status/mongol.html   (11744 words)

 Mongols and Yuan China by Sanderson Beck
Emperor Yuan has his counselor Mao Yanshou select the most beautiful women in the empire to be his wives and concubines.
Emperor Yuan is very reluctant to part with his favorite concubine, but eventually he does so.
Emperor Huhanya orders Mao Yanshou arrested and returned to Emperor Yuan for punishment in order to resolve the situation, and he is beheaded as a sacrifice to the brilliant imperial concubine.
www.san.beck.org /3-6-Mongols.html   (11119 words)

 Tibetans - Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China -- Research Into Origins Of Huns, Uygurs, Mongols ...
The Tibeto-Burman branch consists of 2-300 languages spoken primarily in the uplands of Inner, South, and Southeast Asia, and could be found from Sichuan and Qinghai in the north to the southern extremity of Myanmar (Burma), northwestern Vietnam, and northern Pakistan in the west.
When Emperor Zhongzong was restored in AD 705, he had promised to have princess Jincheng (daughter of a Tang duke-king) marry with the son of the Tibetan king.
Emperor Suzong led his people northward to today's Ningxia area where he reorganized his army and requested with the Uygurs whose khan sent his elder son and 5000 cavalry to help Suzong in recapturing both Chang-An (Chang'an) and Lo-yang (Luoyang) in 757.
www.republicanchina.org /Tibetan.html   (8314 words)

 swuklink: Searchable Time-Line  
Death of Cao Pi, emperor of the kingdom of Wei in China; accession of Wei Mingdi as emperor of Wei
Northern Wei Ming Yuan Di succeeds (-423) Northern Wei Dao Wu Di as ruler of the Chinese Northern Wei Dynasty
Chinese Emperor Xiaoming succeeded by Emperor Xiaojing as ruler of the Nan Liang Dynasty
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 Ethics of China 7 BC To 1279 by Sanderson Beck
He forced the Eastern Qin emperor to abdicate and founded the Liu Song dynasty at Jiankang in 420; but it was overthrown in 479 by a general named Xiao Daocheng, who proclaimed the Qi dynasty.
As the Sui empire was disintegrating, Yang Di fled to southern China, where he was assassinated in his bath by a descendant of the Yuwen family and the son of his general Yuwen Shu in 618.
Bei was drawn to Chinese culture and in 934 urged the Khitans to invade northern China.
www.san.beck.org /AB3-China.html   (20851 words)

 The World of Hainan: Hainan's History (Directory)
The Hlai (often known in English as the 'Li', the name they are called by in Chinese) were originally outsiders who crossed over from the Mainland in a number of waves in prehistoric and historic times.
After the Qin unification of China, control of Hainan fell to the breakaway Nan Yue kingdom until that kingdom was destroyed by Emperor Han Wudi (Han dynasty) in 111 BC.
During the Mongol or Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), the Jayaatu Khan (Tugh Temür) was exiled to Hainan but later returned to Dadu (Khanbaliq, now Beijing) to become the Emperor of China again (known in Chinese as Wenzong, reigning 1329-1332).
www.hainan-world.com /dir/hainanhist.html   (1728 words)

Note: Emperors are listed with their personal name (ming), followed by their temple name (miaohao), posthumous name (shi), and the era name (nianhao) roughly coextensive with the particular reign (note that the overlap is not perfect).
On 5 Nov 1924, the Emperor was forced to leave the Forbidden City by a faction of the army of the Republic of China and the above mentioned privileges ended.
Note: The name of the polity is still Republic of China, but it overlaps the preceding polity of that name, has a different flag and government system, and eventually a different capital (Nanjing; Beijing is in fact deprived of the name-part jing, meaning capital, and is renamed Beiping after the demise of the "warlord" regime).
www.worldstatesmen.org /China.html   (4427 words)

 Portraits of Emperors
Kangxi was the 4-th emperor of the Qing Dynasty.
The portrait shows the young emperor Kangxi, sitting at his writing table and holding a thick writing brush.
On the marble top of the table there are paper, ink, brush and inkstone, the "Four Treasures of the Study"; they are the tools of the painter and calligrapher.
www.chinapage.com /emperor.html   (250 words)

 CHINA AND INNER ASIA SESSIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Connoisseurship and Identity at the Court of Yuan Wenzong, Ankeney Weitz
Han Chinese Immigration to Eastern Khams during the Qing Dynasty and the Period of the Republic of China, Yudru Tsomu
Session 136: The Rise of China’s Regulatory State: Administrative Discretion, Courts, and the Rule of Law: Sponsored by the China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC)
www.aasianst.org /absts/2004abst/China/c-toc.htm   (4290 words)

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