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  Encyclopedia: Table of Chinese monarchs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Emperor Wen of Han (202 BC–157 BC) was an emperor of the Han Dynasty in China.
Emperor Xuan of Han (91 BC–49 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty from 74 BC to 49 BC.
Emperor Yuan of Han (75 BC–33 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
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 Emperor Wu of Han Summary
Emperor Wu successfully repelled the nomadic Xiongnu from systematically raiding northern China and dispatched his envoy Zhang Qian in 139 BC to seek an alliance with the Yuezhi of modern Uzbekistan.
Emperor Wu was greatly pleased by this gesture, and he dispatched an expedition force to attack Minyue, over the objection of one of his key advisors, Liu An, a royal relative and the Prince of Huainan.
Emperor Wu dispatching Zhang Qian to Central Asia from 138 to 126 BCE, Mogao Caves mural, 618-712 CE.
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 Emperor Guangwu of Han - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emperor Guangwu (January 15, 5 BC - March 29, 57), born Liu Xiu, was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, restorer of the dynasty in AD 25 and thus founder of the Later Han or Eastern Han (the restored Han Dynasty).
Emperor Gengshi's regime was only able to obtain nominal submission from many regions of the empire, and one of the trouble region was the region north of the Yellow River.
Although Emperor Guangwu had already created many of his generals and officials marquesses, in 37, after the conquest of the empire was largely complete, he readjusted their marches in accordance with their accomplishments.
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 China to 1126 CE
The last three Tang emperors (from 873 to 907) were the puppets of eunuchs, and to the Chinese people it seemed that the Tang dynasty had lost the mandate of heaven.
In 960, amid the chaos in China, troops of the commander of the palace guard at the new capital at Kaifeng, surrounded him and demanded that he become emperor.
China had a military but no warrior class, and its military was neglected, with little attention being given to the arts of warfare.
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 Ruzi Ying - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 25, a rebellion against the temporary Emperor Gengshi rose involving the former Emperor Ruzi, and when the rebellion was defeated, he was killed.
Because the young emperor had not had any children by his wife Empress Wang (Wang Mang's daughter) or any of his concubines, there was no heir.
In the spring of 9, Wang Mang, the emperor, created the former Emperor Ruzi the Duke of Ding'an (and made his daughter, the former empress dowager, duchess dowager).
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 Chinese History - Han Dynasty æ¼¢ economy (www.chinaknowledge.de)
During the first century of the Han Dynasty technological changes took place in agriculture: Oxen and horses became more and more important as draught animals, the most advances ploughs were pulled by two oxen and mastered by three men; we have presentations of agricultural activities in tomb mural paintings and brick reliefs.
Emperor Wudi's expansionist politics required an increased tax revenue that was partially ensured by defending the state monopole over cash minting, salt and iron/steel production and alcoholic liquors.
Lacquerware from southern China was an important commodity, while woolen fabrics, horses, "barbarian" slaves from the south and perfumes were traded within Han China and across the borders.
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 Imperial Era: III
By the mid-thirteenth century, the Mongols had subjugated north China, Korea, and the Muslim kingdoms of Central Asia and had twice penetrated Europe.
The Manchu emperors also supported Chinese literary and historical projects of enormous scope; the survival of much of China's ancient literature is attributed to these projects.
Han Chinese were prohibited from migrating into the Manchu homeland, and Manchus were forbidden to engage in trade or manual labor.
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 Yuan China
Established in 1272, the Yuan dynasty was comprised of the family of Kubilai Khan, Genghis Khan's grandson.
Indeed, the configuration of the Yuan dynasty is thought to have followed a strategy developed by a Chinese advisor to Kubilai Khan to gain the support of the Chinese intelligentsia and provide legitimacy.
Under his policies, Han Chinese were restricted from occupying several positions in the government; preference was given to foreigners and to nomads.
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 Emperor_He_of_Han_China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Han Ho-ti, (79 - February 13 106) was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
In 92 AD, Emperor He was able to remedy the situation by removing the Empress Dowager and her gang with the aid of Zheng Zhong, a notoriously corrupt eunuch.
Although Emperor He's reign saw the turning point in Han politics, notable scientific progresses were made during this period including the invention of paper by Cai Lun in 105 AD.
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 Han Dynasty - China History - China
The Han dynasty, after which the members of the ethnic majority in China, the "Han Chinesepeople of Han," are named, was notable also for its military prowess.
Emperor Wu decided that Taoism was no longer suitable for China, and officially declared China to be a Confucian state; however, like the emperors before him, he combined Legalist methods with the ConfucianismConfucian ideal.
Han court officials who attempted to strip lands out of the landlords faced such enormous resistance that their policies would never be put in to place.
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 Emperor Wu-ti: 140-87 BC
140-87 BC Emperor Wu-ti was the most important emperor of the Former Han dynasty.
During his reign, the empire engaged in many foreign wars which eventually lead to significant territorial expansion, the imperial bureaucracy was expanded and standardized, and Confucian thought became the official philosophy.
He was able to gain control of the territory between the Yangtze and the Great Wall and roughly set the political boundaries of China.
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 Emperor_Han_Jingdi_of_China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Emperor Jing of Han (188 BC–141 BC) was an emperor of China in the Han Dynasty from 156 BC to 141 BC.
Emperor Jing managed to crush the revolt and lords were thereafter denied rights to appoint ministers for their fief.
This move consolidated central power which paved the way for the glorious and long reign of his son Emperor Wu of Han.
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 Chinese History - Han Dynasty æ¼¢ literature, thought, and philosophy (www.chinaknowledge.de)
During the time of Emperor Wudi 漢武帝, the Confucian scholar Dong Zhongshu 董仲舒 admonished the ruler to establish an academy (taixue 太學) which should produce scholars (boshi 博士) to educate the crown prince (recommended by Jia Yi 賈宜 in his book Xinshu 旰書 "New Essays") and to produce an elite for governmental offices.
The orthodox Confucianism of the Han Dynasty was not identical to the man-centered philosophy of Confucius who stressed good behaviour of the ruler according to the old customs.
Ban Biao 班彪 and his son Ban Gu 班固 wrote the History of the Former Han Dynasty (Hanshu 漢書) in the biographical-thematic style of the universal history Shiji 史記 (ending during the reign of Emperor Han Wudi), a style that was prevalent for official histories (zhengshi 正史) during the whole history of the Chinese empire.
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Yuan's death in June 1916 was followed by years of civil war between rival militarists and Dr. Sun's Republicans.
China, which has now outlawed the sect, was thought to consider the apolitical spiritual group threatening because its numbers exceeded the membership of the Chinese Communist Party.
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 NTU Info Centre: Emperor Guangwu of Han China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Emperor Guangwu (January 15, 5 BC - March 29, 57), born Liu Xiu, was an emperor of the Chinese Han Dynasty, restorer of the dynasty in AD 25 and thus founder of the Latter Han (the name of the restored Han Dynasty), who ruled over the whole of China from 36 until 57.
Liu Xiu was the 6th generation descendant of Emperor Jing of the Former Han.
Following the "usurpation" of Wang Mang and the ensuing civil war, he emerged as one of several descendants of the fallen dynasty claiming the imperial throne.
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 A to Z Kids Stuff China
During the Qin dynasty, all of China was united and the Great Wall of China was begun.
The Han dynasty was known for conquering new lands and expanding trade.
Yuan Shih Kai effectively became a military dictator and in 1914 he was declared president for life with the post hereditary and passing on to his son.
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 Was the last Mongol Yuan emperor a Han Chinese? - China History Forum, chinese history forum
China History Forum is an online chinese history forum, discussion board or community for all who are interested in learning and discussing chinese history from prehistoric till modern times, including chinese art of war, chinese culture topics.
I keep reading rumors that his mother (a Turkish Muslim princess) was a bride of the last Song emperor before Mongol emperor Khoshila took her away as his own.
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 Emperor Yuan of Han -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Emperor Yuan of Han (75 BC–33 BC) was an emperor of the Chinese (Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy) Han Dynasty.
Emperor Yuan was remembered for the promotion of (The teachings of Confucius emphasizing love for humanity; high value given to learning and to devotion to family (including ancestors); peace; justice; influenced the traditional culture of China) Confucianism as the official creed of China.
He appointed (Chinese philosopher (circa 551-478 BC)) Confucius adherents to important government posts and as a result, government expenses were lessen and the welfare of people improved significantly.
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 Amazon.com: Records of the Grand Historian: Han Dynasty I: Books: Sima Qian,Burton Watson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Sima Qian was appointed grand historian of the Emperor Wu's court in 108 B.C. In his Records of the Grand Historian he describes the events which he witnessed or heard of that occurred during his lifetime, which offers the modern historian a fairly accurate account of a contemporary historian of the Han Dynasty.
Sima Qian had the ability to accompany the emperor on his visits to the provinces where he was able to record the "barbarian" tribes and lands which were brought under Han rule by Emperor Wu.
There is also a detailed description of the tomb of China's First Emperor (the central figure of this book, whose career becomes exemplary of the folly of brutality and suppression of free thought); which has since been made famous by the discovery of the ceramic army of Xian.
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 Ancient China: The Sui, 589-618
The Three Kingdoms 220-589 AD The decline and fall of the Later Han dynasty produced a long period of independent states each contending for hegemony over neighboring states; this period, in fact, lasted so long that the more or less uniform Chinese culture almost died out completely.
Buddhism entered China in the first century AD; an Indian religion that was initially a radical form of Hinduism, the dominant religion in ancient India, it was accepted with open arms in China.
Sui-Wen-ti's son, Sui Yang-ti, who rose to be emperor on the death of his father, soon overextended himself, meddling first in the politics of the northern tribes and then leading military expeditions against Korea.
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 History of China: Western Han Dynasty, Emperor Wu, Confucianism
Emperor Wu of the Han (156 - 87 BC)
He succeeded to the throne at the age of 16, and later managed to take over the power from his grandmother and her adherents.
Then he began to carry out his own policy to cripple the power of the local vassals by ordering them to divide their lands and give parts to their sons.
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 The Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty (1279-1368) (from China) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The Mongols were the first of the northern barbarians to rule all of China.
After creating an empire that stretched across the Eurasian continent and occupying northern China and Korea in the first half of the 13th century, the Mongols continued their assault on the Southern Sung.
Chinese painters who worked during the Yuan period (1206–1368) and were revered during the Ming dynasty and later periods as major exponents of the tradition of “literati painting” (wenrenhua), which was concerned more with individual expression and learning than with outward representation and immediate visual appeal.
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 Ethics of China 7 BC To 1279 by Sanderson Beck
A Han uprising was put down, and in 10 CE Han nobles were demoted to commoners, as a mutiny in Central Asia was crushed.
So much silk was exported by Han China that Rome noticed a drain on their gold and silver to the east, though the Han government tried to prevent the smuggling of iron and weapons.
After the Later Han emperor was assassinated at the end of 950, the popular military leader Guo Wei proclaimed the Great Zhou dynasty (951-60) that unified most of northern China and in 955 melted down precious metals taken from Buddhist shrines to make coins.
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 Han Dynasty -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China
Han Dynasty's notable deeds would be the restoration of Confucianism as the creed for ruling the nation.
Han Dynasty possessed the typical characteristics as far as the pattern of power corruption was concerned.
For many years until the age of 70, he had petitioned time and again with Han Emperor for permission to return to China proper for retirement, and his request was not approved till he asked his historian sister relay a message to the emperor for mercy.
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 Royalty.nu - The History of China - The First Emperor, Shi Huangdi (Shih huang-ti)
The Second Emperor went on to slaughter other members of the royal family, government officials and their families, and anyone else he saw as a threat -- including Li Si.
The Cambridge History of China, Volume 1: The Ch'in and Han Empires, 221 B.C.-A.D., edited by Michael Loewe and Denis C. Twitchett.
The Terracotta Army of the First Emperor of China by William Lindesay and Guo Baofu.
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 Emperor Wudi of Han
Emperor Wu, namely Liuche, was the sixth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - 24 AD).
Emperor came to the throne at the age of sixteen.
Emperor Wu's most important military campaigns were against the Xiongnu, an ancient tribe that lived in North China and posed a powerful threat to the Han Empire.
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 History of China: Han Dynasty, Western Han Dynasty, Chinese Dynasties, Chu-Han War
In the later years of the Qin Dynasty, battles for sovereignty were fought between two powerful armies.
In 25 AD, the grandfather of the emperor rebelled but failed to maintain his dominion.
Later the Eastern Han Dynasty was established by Liu Xiu.
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 The Han through Yuan dynasties (from Great Wall of China) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
During the reign of the Han emperor Wu-ti (141/140–87/86
From that period the Great Wall also contributed to the exploitation of farmland in northern and western China and to the growth of the trade route that came to be known as the Silk Road.In 121
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