Malaysia-Thailand relations
Malaysia–Thailand relations (Malay Hubungan Malaysia-Thailand; Thai ความสัมพันธ์ประเทศมาเลเซีย-ประเทศไทย; ) refers to bilateral foreign relations between the two countries, Malaysia and the Thailand. ...
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Ming Dynasty
The Ming Dynasty was the last Han Chinese dynasty of Imperial China. The Ming, under the first Emperor Hongwu, came to power with the decline and fall of the...
Ming Dynasty
The Ming dynasty, also Empire of the Great Ming, was the ruling dynasty of China for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty. The Ming, described by som...
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Malacca Sultanate
The Malacca Sultanate (Malay: Kesultanan Melayu Melaka; Jawi script: كسلطانن ملايو ملاك) was a Malay sultanate centered in the modern-day state of Malacca, Malaysia. Conventional historical thesis...
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Zhu Yihai, Prince of Lu
The Gengyin Emperor (Chinese: 庚寅; 1618–1662), personal name Zhu Yihai (Chinese: 朱以海), was an emperor of the Southern Ming Dynasty, reigning from 1645 to 1655. His temple name was Emperor Yì of...
Literary Inquisition
The literary inquisition (Chinese: 文字獄; pinyin: wénzìyù; literally: "imprisonment due to writings") or speech crime (Chinese: 以言入罪) refers to official persecution of intellectuals for...
Wang Fuzhi
Wang Fuzhi (Chinese: 王夫之; pinyin: Wáng Fūzhī; Wade–Giles: Wang Fuchih), 1619–1692) courtesy name Ernong (而农), pseudonym Chuanshan (船山), was a Chinese philosopher of the late Ming, early Qi...
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Zhou Man
Zhou Man (Chinese: 周滿; pinyin: Zhōu Mǎn), was a 15th-century Chinese admiral and explorer. He was born into a wealthy merchant family in the year 1378 AD; when he was six years old, his father...
Xu Zhonglin (writer)
Xu Zhonglin (died 1560) was a Chinese writer who lived in the Ming Dynasty. He is best known as the author of the novel Fengshen Yanyi. He was born in Nanjing.Some say that Xu wrote the novel for a tr...
Wang Zhongyu
Wang Zhongyu (Chinese: 王仲玉; pinyin: Wáng Zhòngyù; Wade–Giles: Wang Chung-yü); Date of birth unknown, was a Chinese painter during the Hongwu era of the Ming Dynasty (1368–1398).Wang ...
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Shi Kefa
Shi Kefa (February 4, 1601—May 20, 1645), courtesy names Xianzhi (simplified Chinese: 宪之; traditional Chinese: 憲之; pinyin: Xiànzhī) and Daolin (simplified Chinese: 道邻; traditional Chin...
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Japanese Left Army
The Japanese Left Army was a Japanese army in the 16th-century Japanese invasions of Korea. Under the command of Ukita Hideie in the late 1500s, it consisted mainly of the former First division led by...
Ningbo Turmoil
The Ningbo Incident (Japanese: 寧波の乱, other names: 寧波争貢事件, 明州の乱, 宗設の乱; Chinese: 宁波之乱), was a 1523 brawl between trade representatives of two daimyo clans — the Ouchi clan (大内氏) and the Hosokaw...
Lu Cai
Lu Cai (Chinese: 陆采; 1497–1537) was a Ming Dynasty Chinese playwright. He wrote five romances; only Romance of the Bright Pearl (《明珠记》), Romance of homesickness (《怀乡记》) and Romance of the Southwes...
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Dongnae eupseong site
The Dongnaeeupseong Fortress is located on Dongnae-gu, Busan Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea.Traditionally In Korea, a wall-fortress was erected in each town to keep it safe from invasions. In th...
Chen Lin (Ming)
Chen Lin (陳璘) Style Name: Chaojue (朝爵) (1543–1607) was a Chinese general and admiral of the Ming Dynasty. Chen Lin was a native of modern-day Shaoguan (韶關) in Guangdong province. He quelled the 1562 u...
Battle of Liaoluo Bay
The Battle of Liaoluo Bay (Chinese: 料羅灣海戰; pinyin: Liàoluó Wān Hǎizhàn) took place in 1633 off the coast of Fujian. It involved the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the Chinese Ming dynasty'...
The Hundred-word Eulogy
The Hundred-word Eulogy (百字讃 bǎizìzàn) is a 100-character praise of Islam and the Islamic prophet Muhammad written by the Hongwu Emperor of China (r. 1368-1398). Copies of it are on display in several...
Zhang Guoxiang
Zhang Guoxiang (Chinese: 张国祥) was the fiftieth Celestial Master, who was the head of the Daoist Zhengyi School based at Longhu Shan in China's Jiangxi province.
Zhang Yongxu, the forty-ninth Cele...
Suncheon Japanese Castle
127°34′52″E / 34.90750°N 127.58111°E / 34.90750; 127.58111 Suncheon Japanese Castle, also known as Suncheon Waeseong (순천왜성, 順天倭城), Yegyo (예교, 曳橋), Manghaedae (망해대, 望海臺), in Ko...
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Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598)
The Japanese invasions of Korea comprised two separate yet linked operations: an initial invasion in 1592, a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597. The conflict ended by 1598 in a militar...
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Gu Yanwu
Gu Yanwu (traditional Chinese: 顧炎武; simplified Chinese: 顾炎武; pinyin: Gù Yánwǔ; Wade–Giles: Ku Yen-wu) (July 15, 1613– February 15, 1682), also known as Gu Tinglin (Chinese: 顧亭林), w...
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Yongle Emperor
The Yongle Emperor (2 May 1360 – 12 August 1424), formerly romanized as the Yung-lo or Yonglo Emperor, was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty in China, reigning from 1402 to 1424.Born as Zhu D...
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Hong Chengchou
Hong Chengchou or Hung Cheng-chou (Chinese: 洪承疇; pinyin: Hóng Chéngchóu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Hông Sêng-tiû; born 1593 - died 1665) was a military commander from Fujian at the end of the Ming Dynas...
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Zhu Gaoxu
Zhu Gaoxu (Chinese: 朱高煦; 30 December 1380 - 6 October 1426), Prince of Gaoyang (高陽王, created 1395), later the Prince of Han (漢王, created 1404) was the second son of the Yongle Emperor and Empress Ren...
Xu Wei
Xu Wei (Chinese: 徐渭; pinyin: Xú Wèi; Wade–Giles: Hsü Wei, 1521—1593) was a Ming Chinese painter, poet, writer and dramatist famed for his artistic expressiveness. Revolutionary for its ti...
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Wang Yangming
Wang Yangming (31 October 1472 – 9 January 1529), courtesy name Bo'an, was a Chinese idealist Neo-Confucian philosopher, official, educationist, calligraphist and general during the Ming dynasty...
Ji Jike
Ji Jike (Chinese: 姬際可; 1588–1662) was a highly accomplished martial artist from Yongji, Shanxi Province. He was also known as Ji Longfeng (Chinese: 姬龍峰). According to accepted theory, he is ...
Battle of Ch'ungju
The Battle of Chungju or the Battle of Tangeumdae was the last battle of the Chungju Campaign fought between the Koreans and Japanese during the Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1592. Chungju is located ...
Wan Hu
Wan Hu is a fictional Chinese official — supposedly of 2000 BC, or else the middle Ming dynasty (16th century) — who was described in 20th century sources as the world's first "astronaut" by being lif...
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