Qin Shi Huang
Qin Shi Huang (260–210 BC), personal name Ying Zheng, was the King of the state of Qin (r. 246–221 BC) who conquered all other Warring States and united China in 221 BC. Rather than maintain the title...
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Great Wall of China - Building the Great Wall
The thousands of kilometers of Ming Dynasty walls are the expression of a self-sufficient culture. Building the Great Wall : SUN MAY 4 9P et/pt : http://chan...
Great Wall of China
The thousands of kilometers of Ming Dynasty walls are the expression of a self-sufficient culture. Building the Great Wall : SUN MAY 4 9P et/pt : http://chan...
Jing Ke
Jing Ke (? - 227 BC) was a guest residing in the estates of Dan, crown prince of Yan and renowned for his failed assassination attempt of Ying Zheng, King of Qin state, who later became China's first ...
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Gao Jianli
Gao Jianli (Chinese: 高漸離) was a citizen of Yan, a Chinese state during the Warring States period, and a player of the zhu (a stringed musical instrument played with a thin stick). After Jing Ke was ki...
Qin's wars of unification
Qin's wars of unification were a series of military campaigns launched in the late 3rd century BC by the Qin state against the other six major states — Han, Zhao, Yan, Wei, Chu and Qi — within the ter...
History of the administrative divisions of China
The history of the administrative divisions of China is covered in the following articles:
History of the administrative divisions of China - Wikipedia
Zhang Liang (Western Han)
Zhang Liang (c. 3rd century BC – 186 BC), courtesy name Zifang, was a strategist and statesman in the early Western Han dynasty. He is also known as one of the "Three Heroes of the early Han dynasty" ...
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Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders o...
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Lingqu Canal
The Lingqu Canal (simplified Chinese: 灵渠; traditional Chinese: 靈渠; pinyin: Líng Qú, often called the Magic Canal) is located in Xing'an County, near Guilin, in the northeastern corner of G...
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Terracotta Army
The Terracotta Army or the "Terracotta Warriors and Horses" is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art bur...
Terracotta Army - Wikipedia
Chinese emperors family tree (early)
This is a family tree of Chinese emperors from 221 BC (Qin Shihuangdi) till AD 420 (Jìn Gōngdì), the first of three periods of 700 years, from the First Emperor to the re-unification of China by the S...
Chinese emperors family tree (early) - Wikipedia
Jumenbu
Jumenbu (simplified Chinese: 拒门堡; traditional Chinese: 拒門堡; pinyin: jùménbǔ), is a fortress of the Ming Great Wall Shanxi Section, located in Datong city in Shanxi province, China.Jumenbu ...
Pingxing Pass
Pingxing Pass (simplified Chinese: 平型关; traditional Chinese: 平型關; pinyin: Píxíng Guān) is a mountain pass in the Shanxi Province of China.There is a section of the Great Wall of China ther...
Chu-Han Contention
The Chu–Han Contention (206–202 BC) was an interregnum between the Qin dynasty and the Han dynasty in Chinese history. Following the collapse of the Qin dynasty in 206 BC, Xiang Yu split the former Qi...
Zhang (surname)
Zhang is the pinyin romanization of the very common Chinese surname written 张 in simplified characters and 張 traditionally. It is spoken in the first tone: Zhāng. It is a surname that exists in many ...
Zhang (surname) - Wikipedia
Great Wall of Qi
116°37′51.09″E / 36.3444417°N 116.6308583°E / 36.3444417; 116.6308583The Great Wall of Qi (simplified Chinese: 齐长城; traditional Chinese: 齊長城; pinyin: Qí Chángchéng...
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Battle of Shanhai Pass
The Battle of Shanhai Pass, fought on 27 May 1644 at Shanhaiguan (山海關) at the eastern end of the Great Wall of China, was a decisive battle leading to the formation of the Qing dynasty in China. There...
Battle of Shanhai Pass - Wikipedia
Lady Meng Jiang
Lady Meng Jiang or Meng Jiang Nü (Chinese: 孟姜女; pinyin: Mèng Jiāng Nǚ), is a Chinese tale, with many variations. Later versions are set in the Qin dynasty, when Lady Meng Jiang's husband was p...
Lady Meng Jiang - Wikipedia
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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Feast at Hong Gate
The Feast at Hong Gate, also known as the "Banquet at Hong Gate", "Hongmen Banquet", "Hongmen Feast" and other similar renditions, was a historical event that took place in 206 BC at the Hong Gate (鴻門...
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Hushan Great Wall
124°30′55″E / 40.22167°N 124.51528°E / 40.22167; 124.51528Hushan Great Wall (Chinese: 虎山长城; pinyin: Hǔshān chángchéng) is the most easterly known part of the Great Wal...
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Battle of Fei (233 BC)
The Battle of Fei (肥之戰) was a military conflict between the Qin and Zhao states of China in 233 BCE during the Warring States period. The campaign was part of Qin's campaigns to unify China under its ...
Jiayuguan (pass)
Jiayu Pass or  Jiayuguan  (simplified Chinese: 嘉峪关; traditional Chinese: 嘉峪關; pinyin: Jiāyù Guān; literally: "Excellent Valley Pass") is the first pass at the west end of the...
Jiayuguan (pass) - Wikipedia
Jinshanling
Jinshanling (simplified Chinese: 金山岭; traditional Chinese: 金山嶺; pinyin: Jīnshānlǐng), is a section of the Great Wall of China located in the mountainous area in Luanping County, 125 k...
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Meng Tian
Meng Tian (died 210 BC) was a general of the Qin dynasty who distinguished himself in campaigns against the Xiongnu and in the construction of the Great Wall of China. He was the elder brother of Meng...
Simatai
Simatai (simplified Chinese: 司马台; traditional Chinese: 司馬臺; pinyin: Sīmǎtái), a section of the Great Wall of China located in the north of Miyun County, 120 km northeast of Beijing, h...
Simatai - Wikipedia
Man-made structures visible from space
Man-made structures visible from earth orbit without magnification (by mechanical aids such as a camera or binoculars) include highways, dams, and cities. The most commonly cited example, the Great W...
Man-made structures visible from space - Wikipedia
Battle of Pingxingguan
The Battle of Pingxingguan (Chinese: 平型关战役; pinyin: Píngxíng Guān Zhànyì), also commonly called the "Great Victory of Pingxingguan" (Chinese: 平型关大捷; pinyin: Píngxíng Guān Dàjié) in Mai...
Battle of Pingxingguan - Wikipedia