People's Republic of China-Thailand relations
China – Thailand relations officially started in November 1975 after years of negotiations.Currently there may be a power struggle between the United States and China due to escalating presence of bot...
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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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Siege of Pyongyang (1593)
The Siege of Pyongyang was a battle fought between the Ming-Korea alliance and Japanese forces during Japanese invasions of Korea. On December 25, 1592, the Ming army assembled by the administrator So...
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Lu Rong
Lu Rong (Chinese: 陆容; pinyin: Lù Róng; 1436–1494) was a Chinese scholar. He is also known under the courtesy name Wenliang (文量) and the pseudonym Shizhai (式斋).He earned his jinshi degree...
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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Zhang Yan (painter)
Zhang Yan (Chinese: 张彦), courtesy name as Bomei, sobriquet as Wuzheng Daoren, is a Chinese painter in Ming Dynasty, active in 16th and 17th centuries.
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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...
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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Song Yingxing
Song Yingxing (Traditional Chinese: 宋應星; Simplified Chinese: 宋应星; Wade Giles: Sung Ying-Hsing; 1587-1666 AD), born in Yichun of Jiangxi, was a Chinese scientist and encyclopedist who lived during the ...
Eight Masters of Nanjing
The Eight Masters of Nanjing (Chinese: 南京八家; pinyin: Nánjīng Bā Jiā) or Eight Masters of Jinling (Chinese: 金陵八家; pinyin: Jīnlíng Bā Jiā) were a group of 17th century Chinese painters l...
Rafael Perestrello
Rafael Perestrello (fl. 1514–1517) was a Portuguese explorer and a cousin of Filipa Moniz Perestrello, the wife of the famed explorer Christopher Columbus. He is best known for having been the f...
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...
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...
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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Japanese Right Army
The Japanese Right Army or Army of the Right was an army of unified Japan during the second wave of Japanese invasions of Korea, in the years 1597-1598. It included forces from several divisions of t...
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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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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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Wu Jiaji
Wu Jiaji (Chinese: 吳嘉紀; Wade–Giles: Wu Chia-chi, 1618–1684) was a Chinese poet, and an associate of the official and literary figure Zhou Lianggong. Wu’s writings provide us with a glimpse of ...
Wu Sangui
Wu Sangui (Chinese: 吳三桂; pinyin: Wú Sānguì; Wade–Giles: Wu San-kuei; courtesy name Changbai (長白) or Changbo (長伯); 1612 – October 2, 1678) was a Chinese military general who was instr...
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Iquan's Party
Iquan's Party (Chinese: 一官黨) is the name of an armed merchant company led by Zheng Zhilong (also known by his baptismal name Nicholas Iquan Gaspard) that appears in the novel The chronicles of Zhe...