Changes in China and Japan

Main

Ming dynasty

1368 - 1644

Reign of Hongwu

1368 - 1398

Reign of Yongle

1403 - 1424

Life of Matteo Ricci

1552 - 1610

Reign of Emperor Wanli

1572 - 1620

Tokugawa shogunate (Japan)

1600 - 1867

Reign of Nurhaci

1616 - 1626

Life of Ihara Saikaku

1642 - 1693

Qing dynasty

1644 - 1911

Reign of Kangxi

1661 - 1722

Reign of Qianlong

1736 - 1795

British trade mission to china

1793