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  Emperor of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The emperor or huángdì (皇帝) of China was the head of government and head of state of China from the Qin dynasty in 221 BC until the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911.
Wanli Emperor of the Ming, Guangxu Emperor of the Qing).
The Emperor's family, termed the Imperial Family, is made up of the Emperor as the head, the Empress (皇后) as the primary consort, leader of the harem, and Mother of the Nation (國母).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emperor_of_China   (1247 words)

  
 Shunzhi Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Shunzhi Emperor (March 15, 1638–February 5, 1661?) was the second emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the first Qing emperor to rule over China proper from 1644 to 1661.
Therefore, although the Shunzhi emperor was not the founder of the Qing dynasty, he was the first Qing emperor of China.
The young emperor disliked his uncle, the chief regent Prince Dorgon, and after Dorgon's death in 1650 the emperor stripped both him and Dorgon's brother, Dodo, of their titles, although he was only 12 years old at the time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shunzhi_Emperor_of_China   (895 words)

  
 Yongle Emperor of China Report @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Yongle Emperor is buried in the Changling (長陵) tomb, the central and largest mausoleum of the Ming Dynasty Tombs.
Emperor Yongle was born Zhu Di on May 2nd, 1360 (mother unknown) to a monk and future emperor of the Ming Dynasty.
Emperor Yang (reigned 604–617 extended it to the nine agnates.
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Yongle_Emperor_of_China   (2505 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Emperor of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Guangxu Emperor (August 14, 1871–November 14, 1908), born Zaitian (載湉), was the tenth emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the ninth Qing emperor to rule over China, his reign lasting from 1875 to 1908, but in practice ruling from 1890 to 1898.
The Kangxi Emperor (May 4, 1654 – December 20, 1722) was the fourth Emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the second Qing emperor to rule over all of China, from 1661 to 1722.
The Yongle Emperor (May 2, 1360 – August 12, 1424), born Zhu Di, was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty of China from 1402 to 1424.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Emperor-of-China   (3101 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - Chinese History - The Last Emperor of China, Henry Pu Yi (Hsuan Tung)
China had come to be dominated by foreign powers, mainly Westerners.
From Emperor to Citizen by Henry Pu Yi.
The Last Emperor by Arnold C. Brackman is a vivid biography of P'u Yi.
www.royalty.nu /Asia/China/PuYi.html   (3172 words)

  
 Daoguang Emperor Of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Daoguang (Chinese: 道光, Hanyu Pinyin: Daòguāng, Wade-Giles: Tao-kuang) of the Qing Dynasty was emperor of China from 1821 to 1850.
During his reign China experienced major problems with opium, which was imported into China by British merchants.
China lost this war and was forced to surrender Hong Kong at the Treaty of Nanking.
www.wikiverse.org /daoguang-emperor-of-china   (91 words)

  
 Ch%27ungchen Emperor of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Roman Emperor 306-12, son of the Emperor Maximianus Herculius and son-in-law of the chief Emperor Galerius.
A short anecdote from a history of the Emperor Nintoku on the relationship of the wealth of the population in relationship to the wealth of the Emperor.
Roman emperor and persecutor of the Church, son of Vespasian and younger brother and successor of the Emperor Titus; b.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Ch%27ungchen_Emperor_of_China   (1243 words)

  
 Xuantong Emperor of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On March 1 1931 he was installed by the Japanese the emperor of the puppet state of Manchukuo under the reign title Kangde.
In 1995 his widow was allowed to transfer ashes to the Western Qing Tombs where of the 10 Manchu rulers are interred.
China's Emperor Qianlong (1736 - 1795) is remembered for many reasons, not the least of which is the priceless collection of treasures which he amassed during his 60 year reign.
www.freeglossary.com /Xuantong_Emperor   (758 words)

  
 Wikipedia: Yongle Emperor of China
The Yongle (永樂) Emperor of China was the third ruler in the Ming Dynasty, from 1403 to 1424.
He moved the capital from Nanjing to Beijing.
According to a popular legend, the capital was moved when the emperor's advisors brought the emperor to the hills surrounding Nanjing and pointed out the emperor's palace showing the vulnerablity of the palace to artillery attack.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/y/yo/yongle_emperor_of_china.html   (145 words)

  
 Table of Chinese monarchs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With the division of China into separate Warring States, this title had become so common that the unifier of China, the first Qin emperor Qin Shi Huang created a new title for himself, that of Emperor (皇帝 huángdì).
This title of Emperor continued to be used for the remainder of China's imperial history, right down to the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1912.
Sometimes the same emperor is commonly known by two or three separate names, or the same name is used by emperors of different dynasties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Table_of_Chinese_monarchs   (1312 words)

  
 China's First Emperor
Drawing on the mystical legends surrounding the emperor as told by the famous late second-century B.C. historian Sima Qian, the story line describes Qin's brilliant military strategy that defeated his powerful rivals and put the entire population under the command of a single ruler.
But the emperor was increasingly haunted by the images of death of vengeful soldiers whose souls would fill the spiritual world.
Qin destroyed forever China's feudal order that had led to endless warfare and chaos replacing it with a system of government of six governors and six commanderies, reflecting his personal attraction to the number six, and creating a new world order that was, at the time, beyond fantasy.
www.archaeology.org /online/reviews/qin   (789 words)

  
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During the Qin (Ch'in) Dynasty (221 B.C. - 206 B.C.), the emperor connected and extended the old fortification walls along the north of China that originated about 700 B.C. (over 2500 years ago), forming the Great Wall of China to stop invading barbarians from the north.
China's name is derived from his short but seminal dynasty, Qin (pronounced Chin).
In 1974, thousands of life-sized terra cotta warriors and horses from the Emperor's extravagant tomb were unearthed in Xian.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/greatwall/Emperor.html   (264 words)

  
 Emperor Qinshihuang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 BC - 210 BC) fascinates people when they talk about the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors and Horses - his two greatest achievements to China.
As the first emperor of China, he indeed has a profound influence on Chinese history and culture.
Emperor Qin Shi Huang, born as Ying Zheng in 259 BC, was the son of the king of the Qin State.
www.travelchinaguide.com /attraction/shaanxi/xian/terra_cotta_army/qin_shihuang_1.htm   (700 words)

  
 Opium Wars
The sale of opium had been made illegal in China in 1800, but the fl-market narcotics trade flourished in defiance of the law, and there were an estimated two million Chinese opium addicts.
The Emperor reminded Lin that his job was to “clear away the opium-evil throughout all of China,” not just in Canton.
Lin assured the Emperor that the despicable foreign drug trade was rapidly drawing to a close.
www.oldnewspublishing.com /opium.htm   (2545 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - The History of China - The First Emperor, Shi Huangdi (Shih huang-ti)
Exposes the intrigues and scandals of the first emperor's family - his mother's plot to overthrow him, a revolt led by his stepfather, and the suspicious death of his half-brother - and provides a terrifying glimpse of daily life in a land under absolute rule.
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.
www.royalty.nu /Asia/China/ShiHuangdi.html   (1637 words)

  
 Hostallero - First Emperor of China
The First Emperor of the Qin dynasty was born in 259 B.C. and died in 210 B.C. Emperor of China
He was only thirteen years old when he ascended to the throne of the state of Qin in 246 B.C., and ‘China’ did not yet exist.
In the 1970’s, the most remarkable archaeological find of the century was made - more than 7,000 life-size terracotta soldiers and horses which guard the entrance to his tomb and this is only the beginning - Shihuang’s celestial jeweled tomb is yet to be opened.
www.hostallero.com /hostallero_china.htm   (586 words)

  
 China's First Emperor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He declared himself Ch'in Shih Huang Ti, First Emperor, establishing the Rule of Emperors (called Huang Ti) that would last in China until 1911 with the abdication of the last emperor, Pu Yi.
The name China comes from the time of his rule, when Ch'in brought China from a feudal state into a powerful kingdom with a centralized government.
To defend agianst the barbarian invaders from the north, he built the Great Wall of China (later expanded to become 1500 miles long and the only man-made object visible from space).
killeenroos.com /6/Chin1st.htm   (349 words)

  
 LINK-MAIL: The Last Emperor of China and The Forbidden City - Biographies, Facts & Maps
The Child Emperor ("..The last Emperor of China, Henry P'u Yi, was born in 1906 as a member of the Chi'ng dynasty.
Forbidden City ("..The imperial palace of the former emperors of the Ming and the Qing dynasty is commonly known under the name 'Forbidden City'.
The first historical emperor of China was Qinshi Huangdi, or the Yellow Emperor of the Qin clan.
www.link-mail.com /44100.html   (1037 words)

  
 Emperor of China : Self-Portrait of Kang-Hsi (Vintage)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Not only does it open a wondow on Chinese history as told in the first person by one of its greatest emperors, it sheds light on the nature of power and the way absolute monarchs exert their power.
The book is essentially a collection of the writings of a Mogul emperor describing in detail his life and the way he exercised power, including the decisions he had to make about his use of capital punishment.
In fact, in some ways the emperor comes across as very modern, so that the chapter entitled "Sons", with its strong supernatural component, strikes one as all the more disturbing -- like finding a skull while perusing beloved family heirlooms.
www.sportsreading.com /Emperor_of_China__SelfPortrait_of_KangHsi_067972074X.html   (497 words)

  
 The Last Emperor (1987)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Goofs: Anachronisms: When Johnston is about to board a ship out of China to return to England, in a scene set in 1931, a ticket office window is seen in the background with opening and closing times given in simplified Chinese characters.
China only switched to simplified characters after the Communists came to power in 1949, with a drive to improve literacy.
This is a legendary grand cinematic epic, this time focused on the People's Republic of China, the nation's history portrayed through the changing fortunes of its tragic final emperor, a puppet occupying a position only of ceremonial significance.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0093389   (459 words)

  
 RDE: First Emperor of China
Qin Shihuang conquered six powerful warring states and in 221 BC declared himself Emperor of all China.
During his reign he introduced sweeping reforms, built a vast network of roads and connected the Great Wall of China which to this day stretches over 2400 kilometers.
From the inner sanctum of Emperor Qin's lroyal palace to fierce battles with feudal kings, this lavish historical drama re-creates the glory and the terror of the Qin Dynasty.
www.razordigitalent.com /Distributor/DV_firstemperor.htm   (134 words)

  
 Xianfeng Emperor Of China - Hong Kong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Empress Dowager Cixi: A higher ranked concubine of Emperor Xianfeng, she was one of history's most powerful women who became the ruler of China in 1881.
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 Guangxu Emperor of China at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Guāngxù (光緒 / 光绪, Wade-Giles: Kuang-hsü) (1871-1908) of the Qing Dynasty was emperor of China from 1875 to 1908.
His favourite concubine was Chen Fei (the Pearl Concubine) who was pushed down into a well at the order of Cixi after she begged the dowager to let the emperor stay in Beijing for negotiating with the foreign powers.
He was succeeded by the child-prince Pu Yi, later the Xuantong Emperor.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Guangxu_Emperor_of_China.html   (234 words)

  
 UCSB Anthropology--Archaeology on Film (Emperor of China)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The First Emperor of China is a tour of the wealth of finds uncovered from the tomb of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, who ruled from 221-206 B.C..
Chapter 1, "Introduction to the First Emperor of China," presents an essentialized account of thousands of years of Chinese history in ten minutes.
The First Emperor of China allows viewers to watch archaeology rather than learn about it, and consists predominantly of an exhibition of the more spectacular pieces of the collection from the emperor's tomb.
www.anth.ucsb.edu /videos/emperor.html   (527 words)

  
 Honolulu's Chinatown - The Emperor of China's cure for the Common Cold by Rick Carroll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The cold came from China by way of a houseguest who arrived sneezing after a chilly vacation in Mongolia.
Lau, eldest son, fifth generation herbalist, and direct descendant of the Emperor of China's very own doctor in the Ching Dynasty more than 100 years ago, looked stunned.
Lau, eldest son, fifth-generation herbalist, and direct descendant of the Emperor of China's very own herbal doctor in the Ching Dynasty more than 100 years ago, spoke again.
www.chinatownhi.com /cold.asp   (996 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)

  
 NationMaster.com - Detailed Nation Profile: China
For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation.
china typhoon damrey was really bad, the worst tropical storm they ve had now the people are really sad but dont let that make you mad china, china
Also, the China is forgotten in many departments only not for there to be a larger and much more masculine organization.
www.nationmaster.com /country/ch   (1200 words)

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