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Ming Dynasty
History and Culture

Chinese history: interesting facts about the Ming Dynasty

The beginning of the Ming Dynasty The Ming dynasty began in 1368 after the soon to be Emperor Hongwu led a rebel group to defeat the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty. Hongwu, the son of a peasant, began his time as emperor by securing Nanjing as the Chinese capital and slowly fighting against the Mongols while implementing […]

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