Wang Shimin
Wáng Shímǐn (simplified Chinese: 王时敏; traditional Chinese: 王時敏; Wade–Giles: Wang Shih-min; ca. 1592-1680 ) was a Chinese landscape painter during the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911).Born in...
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Huang Daozhou
Huang Daozhou (Chinese: 黄道周, 1585–1646) was a Chinese calligrapher, scholar and official of the Ming Dynasty.Huang obtained the degree of Jinshi in 1622. He subsequently held various government po...
Wei Zhongxian
Wei Zhongxian (Chinese: 魏忠賢; Wade–Giles: Wei Chung-hsien; 1568 – December 12, 1627) is considered by most historians as the most powerful and notorious eunuch in Chinese history. He is best kn...
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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Fan Qin
Fan Qin (simplified Chinese: 范钦; traditional Chinese: 范欽; pinyin: Fàn Qīn, 1506 - 1585, courtesy name: Yaoqing (堯卿), pseudonym: Dongming (東明)) was a politician and bibliophile of the Ming ...
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Zheng Zhilong
Zheng Zhilong (1604–1661), also known as Nicholas Iquan Gaspard, was a Chinese merchant, pirate and military leader in the late Ming dynasty who later defected to the Qing dynasty. He was from Nan'an,...
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Dong Qichang
Dong Qichang (Chinese: 董其昌; pinyin: Dǒng Qíchāng; Wade–Giles: Tung Ch'i-ch'ang; courtesy name Xuanzai (玄宰); 1555–1636), was a Chinese painter, scholar, calligrapher, and art theorist of th...
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Liu Ji (14th century)
Liu Ji (July 1, 1311 — 16 May 1375), courtesy name Bowen and posthumous name Wencheng, was a Chinese military strategist, officer, statesman and poet of the late Yuan and early Ming dynasties. He was ...
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Gu Xiancheng
Gu Xiancheng Chinese: 顧憲成; pinyin: Gù Xiànchéng (1550–1612) was a Chinese bureaucrat and educator.He was born in Jiangnan, to a mercantile family, and from an early age was tutored in the Chin...
Ye Chunji
Ye Chunji (Chinese: 葉春及; 1532–1595) was a Chinese county official and scholar during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) of China.
He was a native of Guangdong province and served as a c...
Zhan Ruoshui
Zhan Ruoshui (Chinese: 湛若水; pinyin: Zhàn Ruòshuǐ; Wade–Giles: Chan Joshui, 1466–1560), was a Chinese philosopher, educator and a Confucian scholar.
Zhan was born in Zengcheng, Guangdon...
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Zheng (surname)
Zhèng (Hanyu Pinyin) or Cheng (Wade-Giles) is a Chinese surname and also the name of an ancient state in today's Henan province. It is written as 鄭 in traditional Chinese and 郑 in simplified Chinese.I...
Xu Ai
Xu Ai (simplified Chinese: 徐爱; traditional Chinese: 徐愛; pinyin: Xú Ài; Wade–Giles: Hsü Ai; 1487–1517) was an important Chinese philosopher during the mid-late Ming Dynasty. He was also...
Li Dingguo
Li Dingguo (Chinese: 李定国; pinyin: Lǐ Dìngguó, Wade-Giles: Li Ting-kuo) (1621 – 1662) was one of the military generals who fought for the so-called Southern Ming Dynasty against the Manchu-rul...
Lan Yu (general)
Lan Yu (died 1393) was a Chinese Muslim general who contributed to the founding of the Ming Dynasty. His ancestral home was in present-day Dingyuan County, Anhui. In 1393 Lan was accused of plotting ...
Yuan Zhongdao
Yuan Zhongdao 袁中道(Yüan Chung-tao), (1570–1624), Chinese poet, essayist, travel diarist and official was born in Kung-an in Hukuang. He shares his fame with two other brothers, Yuan Zongdao (1560...
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Ou (surname)
Ou is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surnames 區 and 歐, which share a common origin with the compound surname Ouyang (歐陽), from the ruling family of the State of Yue during the Spring and Autum...
Hu Weiyong
Hu Weiyong (胡惟庸) (? - 1380) was the last Chancellor of China Ming Dynasty from 1373 to 1380.
Hu Weiyong was born in HaoZhou, Anhui Province (now part of Chuzhou). In 1363 Hu contributed a large nu...
Yuan Chonghuan
Yuan Chonghuan (Yüan Ch'ung-huan; 6 June 1584 – 22 September 1630), courtesy name Yuánsù (元素) or Zìrú (自如), was a famed patriot and military commander of the Ming Dynasty who battled the Manchus in Li...
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Dong (Chinese surname)
Dǒng (Chinese: 董; pinyin: Dǒng; Standard Romanization (Cantonese): Tung/Tong) is a surname of Chinese origin. Its Vietnamese form is Đổng.
Dǒng origins from:
Liang Youyu
Liang Youyu (1521–1556) was a Ming dynasty scholar. A native of Shunde (顺德) in Guangdong province, he completed the Jinshi (进士) level of the Imperial Examination in 1550. He was involved in two well k...
YANG
YANG is a data modeling language for the NETCONF network configuration protocol. The name is an acronym for "Yet Another Next Generation".The YANG data modeling language was developed by the NETMOD ...
Wang Duo (Ming Dynasty)
Wang Duo (Chinese: 王铎; Pinyin: Wáng Duó; 1592–1652), is a Chinese calligrapher, painter, and poet in Ming dynasty. Wang was born in Mengjin in the Henan province. His style name was 'Juesi' or 'Juezhi...
Zong Chen
Zong Chen (Chinese:宗臣, Zōng Chén;1525–1560) was a major Chinese scholar-official of the Ming Dynasty.
Zong (宗) is his family name, or surname. His given name is Chen (臣). His courtesy name was Zǐ ...
Mu Ying
Mu Ying (1345-1392) was a general during the Ming Dynasty, and an adopted son of its founder, the Hongwu Emperor (aka Zhu Yuanzhang). Mu Ying was one of the few capable generals who survived the massa...
Liu Jin
Liú Jĭn (simplified Chinese: 刘瑾; traditional Chinese: (劉瑾) (1451–1510) was a well-known Chinese eunuch during the reign of the Chinese Ming Dynasty Zhengde Emperor(r. 1505–1521). Liu was famou...
Wang Meng (artist)
Wang Meng (王蒙, Wáng Méng; Zi: Shūmíng 叔明, Hao: Xiāngguāng Jūshì 香光居士) (c. 1308 – 1385) was a Chinese painter during the Yuan Dynasty. He was born in Huzhou (湖州), now known as Wuxing (吴兴), Zheji...
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Fu Youde
Fu Youde (Chinese: 傅友德; Wade–Giles: Fu Yu-te) (d. 20 December 1394) was a Chinese general and a highly competent commander in the Ming navy.
Fu Youde came from an humble background in Anhu...
Yuan (surname)
Yuan (袁, [ɥɛ̌n]) is a Chinese surname ranked 37th in China by population. In Standard Chinese, the surname is transliterated "Yuán" (pinyin) or "Yüen" (Wade-Giles). Regional variants include "Yeu" (S...
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