China

Events

Pax Mongolica

Approx. 1200 - Approx. 1350

Kublai Khan

1260 - 1294

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Yongle Emperor

1402 - 1424

Zheng He

1405 - 1433

Forbidden City

1406 - 1420

Wang Yangming

1472 - 1529

Matteo Ricci

1582 - 1610

Chinese Rites Controversy

Approx. 1600 - Approx. 1800

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1912

Kangxi's Sacred Edict

1670

Qianlong Emperor

1735 - 1796

Canton System

1757 - 1842

Macartney Mission

1793

Unequal Treaties

Approx. 1800 - Approx. 1920

First Opium War

1839 - 1842

Taiping Rebellion

1850 - 1864

Second Opium War

1856 - 1860

Lu Xun

1881 - 1936

Boxer Rebellion

1899 - 1901

Three Principles of the People

1905

May Fourth Movement

1919

New Life Movement

1934 - 1949

Long March

1934 - 1935

Hundred Flowers Campaign

1956

Great Leap Forward

1958 - 1961

Cultural Revolution

1966 - 1976

Four Modernizations

1978 - Present

High Culture Fever

Approx. 1985 - 1989