Emperor of China
The Emperor (Chinese: 皇帝; pinyin: Huángdì, refers to any sovereign of Imperial China reigning between the founding of Qin Dynasty of China, united by the King of Qin in 221 BC, until the abdic...
Genghis Khan
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Dragon Throne
The Dragon Throne is the English term used to identify the throne of the Emperor of China. As the dragon was the emblem of divine imperial power, the throne of the Emperor, who was considered a living...
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Tianqi Emperor
The Tianqi Emperor (23 December 1605 – 30 September 1627) was the 15th emperor of the Ming dynasty from 1620 to 1627. Born Zhu Youxiao, he was the Taichang Emperor's eldest son. His era name mea...
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Zhu Yujian, Prince of Tang
Zhu Yujian (Chinese: 朱聿鍵; pinyin: Zhū Yùjiàn; 1602–1646), the Prince of Tang, reigned as the Longwu Emperor of the Southern Ming dynasty from 18 August 1645, when he was enthroned in Fuz...
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Emperor Xuānzong of Tang
Emperor Xuānzong of Tang (Chinese: 唐宣宗) (July 27, 810 – September 7, 859) (reigned April 25, 846 – September 7, 859) was a later emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China. Personally named Li Yi (Chin...
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Taichang Emperor
The Taichang Emperor (Chinese: 泰昌; pinyin: Tàichāng; 28 August 1582 – 26 September 1620) was the fourteenth emperor of the Ming Dynasty. He was born Zhu Changluo (Chinese: 朱常洛), the eldest...
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Gegeen Khan, Emperor Yingzong of Yuan
Gegeen Khan (Mongolian: Шидэбал Гэгээн хаан, Shidebal Gegegen qaγan), also known as Emperor Yingzong of Yuan (Chinese: 元英宗, February 22, 1303 – September 4, 1323), born Shidibala, was the successor of...
Hongzhi Emperor
The Hongzhi Emperor (Chinese: 弘治; pinyin: Hóngzhì) (30 July 1470 – 8 June 1505) was emperor of the Ming dynasty in China between 1487 and 1505. Born Zhu Youcheng (often mispronounced as "Zhu Y...
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Xiao Baojuan
Xiao Baojuan (蕭寶卷) (483–501), né Xiao Mingxian (蕭明賢), commonly known by his posthumously demoted title of Marquess of Donghun (東昏侯), courtesy name Zhizang (智藏), was an emperor of the Chinese dynasty S...
Sima Lun
Sima Lun (sim. ch. 司马伦, trad. ch. 司馬倫, py. sī mǎ lún, wg. Ssu-ma Lun) (before 249 exclusive – poisoned June 5, 301), courtesy name Ziyi (子彛), was titled the Prince of Zhao (pinyin: zhào wáng, simplifi...
Murong Chui
Murong Chui (Chinese: 慕容垂; 326–396), courtesy name Daoming (道明), formally Emperor Wucheng of (Later) Yan ((後)燕武成帝) was a great general of the Chinese/Xianbei state Former Yan who later became the ...
Duke Xian of Qin (725-704 BC)
Duke Xian of Qin (Chinese: 秦憲公; pinyin: Qín Xiàn Gōng, 725–704 BC) was from 715 to 704 BC the eighth ruler of the Zhou Dynasty Chinese state of Qin that eventually united China to become the Q...
Prince Shao of Wei
Wanyan Yongji (完顏永濟) (1168 – September 11, 1213), known in traditional histories as Prince Shao of Wei (衛紹王), was an emperor of the Jin Dynasty, who ruled most of northern China in the 12th and 13th c...
Kowtow
Kowtow, which is borrowed from kau tau in Cantonese (koutou in Mandarin Chinese), is the act of deep respect shown by prostration, that is, kneeling and bowing so low as to have one's head touching th...
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An Qingxu
An Qingxu (安慶緒) (died 10 April 759), né An Renzhi (安仁執), was a son of An Lushan, a general of the Chinese Tang Dynasty who rebelled and took imperial title of his own state of Yan. An Qingxu served as...