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Early China
  • Xia
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    China Chronology

    Ming Dynasty

    1368-1644

    • 1368-1398: Zhu Yuanzhang, Hung Wu emperor, reigns.
      • 1387: End of reconquest.
    • 1403-1424: Reign of Yong Lee, emperor.
    • 1522: Single-Whip Reforms.
    • 1549: Francis Xavier, Jesuit missionary, attempts to enter China.
    • 1550: Altan Khan attempts to take Beijing.
    • 1559-1626: Nurhaci, Jurchen Manzhou leader.
      • 1621: Liaoyang and Shenyang are taken by Nurhaci.
    • 1628: Famine; rebellion led by Li Zicheng.
    • 1592-1643: Abahai succeeds Nurhaci as Manzhou leader.
    • 1644: Li Zicheng captures Beijing; Li Zicheng defeated by Manzhou under Wu Sangui.

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