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Dhali Llamas
 
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1498 - 1613 115 Portuguese traders in China
Dalai Llamas
1391 - Present 620
1475 - 1542 67 Gendrun Drup
1543 - 88 44 Sonam Gyatso
North Yuan Dynasty
1368 - 1635
267
1514 under eastern Chagataid Khan Sayid capital moves from Ili to Kashgar, China.
1516 Bars Bolud Jinong (deputy)
1516 - 47 31 Bodi Alagh Khan
following Khans are successors of Dayan Khan & directly ruled Chahar. y had suzerainty over or Mongol tümens, but were unable to exercise ir authority over m.
1519 Wang Yangming, Chinese philosopher & governor of Jiangxi province, describes his intent to use fire power of folangji, a breechloading Portuguese culverin, in order to suppress rebellion of Prince Zhu Chenhao.
1521 After building fortifications at Tuen Mun, Portuguese attempt to invade Ming Dynasty China, but are expelled by Chinese naval forces.
1543 Dayan dies & Mongol empire disintegrates again
1547 - 57 10 Darayisung Gödeng Khan
1550 Mongols led by Altan Khan invade China & besiege Beijing.
1557 - 92 35 Tümen Jasaghtu Khan
1578 Altan Khan converts to Buddhism
1585 earliest known reference to sailing carriage in China.
1592 - 1603 11 Buyan Sechen Khan

 

Upper Mongol Khoshud
Khanate of Tibet

1642 - 1717 75
Dalai Llamas
1391 - Present 620
1589 - 1617 28 Yonten Gyatso
1617 - 82 65 Ngawang Lobsong Gyatso
1645 - 8 3 Potala Palace
1650 Tibetan BuddhismDalai Lama
1683 - 1706 23 Tsangyang Gyatso
1983 Yungbulakang Palace
Norrn Yuan Dynasty
1368 - 1635
267
Shun Dynasty
1644 顺
Shun Dynasty was an imperial dynasty created in brief lapse from Ming to Qing rule in China. It was a state set up by peasants rebellion, in which y defeated Ming forces, but former Ming general Wu Sangui led Qing forces into Beijing & Qing forces defeated rebels.
1644 Li Zicheng Chuǎng Wáng Yung Chang
Sourn Ming Dynasty
1644
- 62
18 南明
Sourn Ming Dynasty refers to Ming loyalist regimes that existed in Sourn China from 1644 - 62. regime was established by princes of already destroyed Ming dynasty. All of se monarchs had ir regimes crushed by Qing forces very quickly. Koxinga (Zheng Chenggong) used Ming dynastys name & gared forces before fleeing to Taiwan.
1644 Manchu conquer China ending Ming Dynasty. subsequent Qing Dynasty rules until 1912.
1644 - 5 1 Zhū Yóusōng Ānzōng
1645 - 6 1 Zhū Yùjiàn Shàozōng
1645 Zhū Chángfāng None given
1645 - 53 8 Zhū Yǐhǎi None given
1646 Zhū Yùyuè Wénzōng
1646 - 62 16 Zhū Yóuláng Zhāozōng
Qing Dynasty
1644
- 1912
268
1616 - 26 10 Nurhaci Gāodì Tàizǔ
1618 Manchus start invading China. ir conquest eventually topples Ming Dynasty.
1626 - 43 17 Huang Taiji Hong Taiji Wéndì Tàizōng
1637 Although Chinese naval mines were earlier described in 14th century Huolongjing, Tian Gong Kai Wu book of Ming Dynasty scholar Song Yingxing describes naval mines wrapped in a lacquer bag & ignited by an ambusher pulling a rip cord on nearby shore that triggers a steelwheel flint mechanism
1643 - 61 18 Shunzhi Emperor Fúlín Zhāngdì Shìzǔ
1548 Ming Dynasty government of China issues a decree banning all foreign trade & closes down all seaports along coast; se Hai jin laws came during Wokou wars with Japanese pirates.
1556 Shaanxi Earthquake in China is historys deadliest known earthquake.
1661 reign of Kangxi Emperor of China begins.
1661 - 1722 61 Kangxi Emperor Xuányè Réndì Shèngzǔ
1862 - 77 15 Muslim Rebellion in northwest China.
1683 China conquers Kingdom of Tungning & annexes Taiwan.
1689 Treaty of Nerchinsk established a border between Russia & China.
1652 - 89 37 Russian Manchu border conflicts Qing Empire Joseon Dynasty Tsardom of Russia Cossacks
1673 - 81 8 Revolt of Three Feudatories. China. Qing Empire vs Three Feudatories
1669 - 1732 63 Jiang Tingxi, painter, calligrapher, encyclopedist, foreign delegate to Japan
1587 - 1641 54 Xu Xiake, geographer
1587 - 1666 79 Song Yingxing, encyclopedist
1494 - 1552 58 Qiu Ying, painter who belonged to Wu School & used gongbi brush style
1661 Immaculate Conception Cadral of Hangzhou
1716 - 20 4 China invades Tibet
Upper Mongol Khoshud
Khanate of Tibet

1642 - 1717 75
Dalai Llamas
1391 - Present 620
1708 - 57 49 Kelzang Gyatso
1758 - 1804 46 Jamphel Gyatso
Zunghar Khanate
1634 - 1756
122
1770 First cargoes of Bengal Opium arrive in China
Qing Dynasty
1644
- 1912
268
1721 Kangxi Emperor bans Christian Missionaries because of Pope Clement XIs decree.
1722 Kangxi Emperor of China dies.
1722 - 35 13 Yongzheng Emperor Yìnzhēn Xiàndì Shìzōng
1726 enormous Chinese encyclopedia Gujin Tushu Jicheng of over 100 million written Chinese characters in over 800,000 pages is printed in 60 different copies using copperbased Chinese movable type printing.
1735 - 96 61 Qianlong Emper or Hónglì Chúndì Gāozōng
1735 - 6 1 Miao Rebellion Qing empire Miao rebels
1735 - 99 64 Qianlong Emperor of China oversaw a huge expansion in territory.
1736 Qing Dynasty Chinese court painters recreate Zhang Zeduans classic panoramic painting, Along River During Qingming Festival.
1644 Manchu Qing dynasty is established in China.
1747 Chinese defeat Oyrats in Jungaria.
1750 Dream of Red Chamber (authorship attributed to Cao Xueqin), one of most famous Chinese novels 1715 64 49 Cao Xueqin, Chinese writer
1755 tallest wooden Bodhisattva statue in world is erected at Puning Temple, Chengde, China.
1759 Chinese conquer Tarim Basin, resulting in Khojas fleeing to Kokand.
1768 Eastern (Chinese) Turkestan is officially renamed "Xinjiang" by Chinese.
1771 enormous Putuo Zongcheng Temple complex of Chengde, China is completed
1771 Chinese attempt to bring Kazakhs into a vassal relationship.
1773 East India Company starts operations in Bengal to smuggle Opium into China.
1773 - 82 9 Qing Dynasty huge literary compilation Siku Quanshu
1795 - 1806 11 Miao Rebellion Qing empire Miao rebels
1796 1804 8 White Lotus Rebellion against Manchu Dynasty in China.
1771 - 1847 76 Liang Desheng, poet & writer
1640 - 1715 75 Pu Songling, short story writer
1716 - 97 81 Yuan Mei, painter, poet, essayist
1648 - 1718 70 Kong Shangren, dramatist, poet
137 - 192 55 Wang Yun, playwright, poet
1646 - 1708 62 Pan Lei, scholar & mamatician
1724 - 77 51 Dai Zhen, mamatician, geographer, phonologist & philosopher
1774 - 1829 55 Gai Qi, painter, poet
1669 - 1732 63 Jiang Tingxi, artist & scholar
1716 - 97 81 Yuan Mei, poet, scholar & artist
1763 - 1830 67 Li Ruzhen, novelist
1701 - 54 53 Wu Jingzi, writer
1716 St. Francis Cadral of Xian
Dalai Llamas
1391 - Present 620
1805 - 15 10 Lungtok Gyatso
1816 - 37 21 Tsultrim Gyatso
1838 - 56 18 Khendrup Gyatso
1857 - 75 18 trinley Gyatso
Sándor Körösi Csoma, explorer of Tibetan culture
1855 - 73 18 Muslim rebellions in Yunnan & Shaanxi provinces in China.
1814 1st recorded Chinese convert to Western Christianity
1834 - 43 1st Opium war
Tai Pan 1986
1839 - 42 First Opium War results in Chinas defeat at hands of European powers.
1899 - 1901 2 Boxer Rebellion EightNation Alliance Empire of Japan Russian Empire British Empire French 3rd Republic United States German Empire Kingdom of Italy AustriaHungary Righteous Harmony Society Qing Empire of China
1862 - 77 15 Dungan revolt Muslim Rebellion. China. Qing Empire of China vs Muslims of China
Taiping Rebellion 太平天国
1851 - 64 13 Hong XiuquanHong XiuquanYuánnián
1864 Hong Tianguifu None given
1839 - 42 3 1st Opium War British Empire Qing Empire of China
1841 Hong Kong established
1850 - 64 14 Taiping Rebellion Qing Empire of China British Empire French Empire Taiping Heavenly Kingdom
1856 60 2nd Chinese Opium War Arrow War United Kingdom French Empire United States (1856 & 1859 only) Qing Empire of China
1856 - 73 17 Panthay Rebellion Du Wenxiu Rebellion Qing Empire of China Pingnan Guo
Qing Dynasty
1644
- 1912
268
1796 - 1820 24 Jiaqing Emper or Yóngyǎn Ruìdì Rénzōng
1820 - 8 8 Khojas revolt against Chinese rule in Altishahr ( Tarim Basin, China).
1820 - 50 30 Daoguang Emperor Mínníng Chéngdì Xuānzōng
1850 - 61 11 Xianfeng Emperor Yìzhǔ Xiǎndì Wénzōng
1851 - 64 13 Taiping Rebellion in China is bloodiest conflict of century.
1861 - 75 14 Tongzhi Emperor Zǎichún Yìdì Mùzōng
1868 China Treaty by Mark Twain 21.4M 46;49
1875 - 1908 33 Guangxu Emperor Zǎitián Jǐngdì Dézōng
1876 Chinese begin ir reconquest of Xinjiang.
1876 - 9 13 million Chinese died of famine in north China.
1878 Kashgar falls to Chinese, under Tso Tsungtang.
1884 Xinjiang officially becomes a Chinese province.
1884 - 5 1 SinoFrench War French Third Republic Annam Protectorate Qing Empire of China Remnants of Nguyễn Dynasty of Viet Nam Black Flag Army
1894 - 5 1 After First SinoJapanese War, China cedes Taiwan to Japan & grants Japan a free hand in Korea.
1897 China & Chinese by Herbert Giles 123M 4;29;12
1898 - 1900 2 Boxer Rebellion in China is suppressed by an EightNation Alliance.
1894 - 5 1 1st SinoJapanese War Empire of Japan Qing Empire of China
1898 - 1901 3 Boxer rebellion
55 Days at Peking 1963
Hong Xiuquan inspired Chinas Taiping Rebellion, perhaps bloodiest civil war in human history
1843 - 7 4 revolt of Six Khojas in Altishahr.
1857 Khojas revolt in Altishahr.
1857 - 60 3 2nd Opium War, again resulting in Chinas defeat.
1864 Yaqub Beg 1820 77 establishes an independent state in Altishahr.
1877 Yaqub Beg dies of poisoning.
1814 - 64 50 Hong Xiuquan, revolutionary, selfproclaimed Son of God
1849 St. Johns Cadral, Hong Kong
1851 St. Ignatius Cadral of Shanghai
1863 Sacred Heart Cadral of Guangzhou
1888 Hong Kong Catholic Cadral of Immaculate Conception
Dalai Llamas
1391 - Present 620
1876 - 1933 57 Thubten Gyatso
1935 Tenzin Gyatso
Empire of China
1915 - 6 1 Yuan Shikais
1916 & 1912 - 5 3 as President of Republic of China)Yuan Shikai Hóngxiàn (Hunghsien)
Qing Dynasty
1644
- 1912
268
1908 - 11 3 Xuantong Emper or Pǔyí Xùndì also known as Henry None given (died 1967)
1911 Forbidden City by Princess Der Ling 263M 9;35;30
1911 Accross China on Foot by Edwin John Dingle 140M 10;15;35
1912 Garden of Pleasure by Yang Chu 44.2M 1;36;43
1911 Chinese revolution
Last Emperor 1987
1915 - 6 1 Chinese Empire shortlived attempt by Yuan Shikai to reinstate Imperial Monarchy.
1911 - 49 38 Republic of China
Soong Sisters 1997
Shanghai Triad 1995
1926 Civil war in China
Sand Pebbles 1966
1931 Japanese occupation of Manchuria
Great Manchu Empire
1932 - 1945
13
Manchuria Hsinking Created as a Puppet state of Japanese Empire, with Emperor Puyi ( last emperor of Qing Dynasty) installed as nominal regent & emperor.
1937 - 45 8 Japanese invasion of China
1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol. SovietJapanese Border War Mongolia USSR 8X 15.3W, Mongolia 274 57 500T 809 VS Japan, Manchukuo 75 8.4X 8.8W 135T 250
1941 Soviet / Japanese Neutrality Pact.
1938 Battle of Wuhan. China Japan 350 100 120 500 150 VS China, USSR 120Div 1.1M 225 30 200
1941 Battle of Hong Kong. China Japan 52 2X 6W VS UK, Hong Kong, Bitish India 14 2.1XM 2.3W 10C 4CiX 3CiW
1943 Battle of Changde. China China VS Japan 40+XW
1945 Battle of West Hunan. China China 7.7So 8.6Ci, USA #11Pi 110Pre 200T 400 VS Japan 80 35.8 27XW
1941 Fall of Hong Kong
1945 75 Indochina wars
Peoples Republic of China
1949 - Present
62
1949 China invades Tibet
Seven Years in Tibet 1997
Kundun 1997
1958 Great Leap Forward
1966 Cultural revolution
1976 Death of Mao Zedong
1977 Deng Xiaoping leads
1989 Tiananmen square
1917 True Jesus Church. Founders Paul Wei, Lingsheng Chang & Barnabas Chang. China.
1904 Immaculate Conception Cadral in Beijing
1905 Sacred Heart Cadral Jinan
1906 Sacred Heart Cadral of Harbin
1907 Saint Sophia Cadral in Harbin
1928 Immaculate Conception Cadral in Nanjing
1932 Saint Dominics Cadral, Fuzhou
1934 St. Michaels Cadral, Qingdao
1984 Kowloon Masjid & Islamic Centre Mosque china




1570 height of Oyrat Mongol power in Jungaria & Mongolia.
Qing Dynasty
1635 - 1911 268
@ China

Qing Dynasty
1635 - 1911 268
@ China
1700s Sangiin Kherem
Qing Dynasty
1635 - 1911 268
@ China
Qing Dynasty
1635 - 1911 268
@ China
1911 - 19 8 Outer Mongolia (Bogd Khanate) .
1919 - 21 2 Occupation of Mongolia
1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol. SovietJapanese Border War Mongolia USSR 8X 15.3W, Mongolia 274 57 500T 809 VS Japan, Manchukuo 75 8.4X 8.8W 135T 250
1941 Soviet–Japanese Neutrality Pact.
1969 Artificial Lake Castle
2003 Hotel Mongolia
 
1627 1st Manchu invasion of Korea. North Korea. Joseon Dynasty vs Later Jin
 
Korean Empire
1897 - 1910
13
@ Hanseong
1897 - 1907 10 Yi Myeong bok
1907 - 10 3 Yi Cheok
 
Josean 1392 - 1897 505
1494 - 1506 12 Yi Yung
1506 - 44 38 Yi Yeok
1544 - 5 1 Yi Ho
1545 - 67 22 Yi Hwan
1567 - 1608 41 Yi Yeon
1563 - 1620 57 Wanli Emperor, Emperor of China during Ming Dynasty, aided Korea in Imjin War
Josean 1392 - 1897 505
1608 - 23 15 Yi Hon
1623 - 49 26 Yi Jong
1636 - 7 1 2nd Manchu invasion North Korea. Qing Dynasty vs Joseon Dynasty
1649 - 59 10 Yi Ho
1659 - 74 15 Yi Yeon
1674 - 1720 46 Yi Sun
1545 - 98 53 Admiral Yi Sunsin , Korean admiral, respected as one of greatest admirals in world history.
Josean 1392 - 1897 505
1720 - 4 4 Yi Yun
1724 - 76 52 Yi Geum
1776 - 1800 24 Yi San
Josean
1392 - 1897
505
1800 - 34 34 Yi Gong
1834 - 49 15 Yi Hwan
1849 - 63 14 Yi Byeon
1863 - 190744 Yi Myeong bok
1811 - 2 1 Korean Revolt Kingdom of Great Joseon Rebels
1866 French Campaign against Korea Joseon Dynasty France
1897 Gojong, or Emperor Gwangmu, proclaims shortlived Korean Empire: lasts until 1910.
1892 - 8 Myeongdong Cadral
Josean
1392 - 1897
505
1907 - 10 3 Yi Cheok
Korea
1950 - 53 Korean war
1954 Unification Church Sun Myung Moon. Korea.
1924 - 96 Seoul Anglican Cadral
1976 Seoul Central Mosque
Empire of Japan
660 BC - Present
2671
Muromachi Period Ashikaga
1333 - 1573 240
1500 - 26 26 Katsuhito GoKashiwabara
1526 - 57 31 Tomohito GoNara
1557 - 86 29 Michihito Ōgimachi
AzuchiMomoyama Period
1573 - 1603
30
1557 - 86 29 Michihito Ōgimachi
1560 Battle of Okehazama Oda Nobunaga becomes one of preeminent warlords of Japan
AzuchiMomoyama Period
1568 - 1600 32
1575 Oda Nobunaga finally captures Nagashima fortress.
1576 Echizen Ōno Castle
1576 Nagahama Castle
1579 Azuchi Castle
1580 Kanazawa Castle
1580 Tateyama Castle
1581 Tottori Castle
1582 Mihara Castle
1583 Maizuru Castle Park
1585 Iga Ueno Castle
1585 Osaka Castle
1586 Uwajima Castle
1586 Wakayama Castle
1589 Sunpu Castle
1590 Kameyama Castle (Mie)
1590 Ōtaki Castle Chiba
1591 Shiroishi Castle
1594 Fushimi Castle
1586 - 1611 25 Kazuhito/Katahito Emperor GoYōzei
1592 - 8 6 Japanese invasions of Korea Korea: Joseon Dynasty China: Ming Dynasty Japan: AzuchiMomoyama period
1597 Kishiwada Castle
1597 Kurono Castle
1599 Hiroshima Castle
1599 Kushima Castle
1543 - 1641 Nanban trade of Japan
1550s Japanese wars
Taira Clan Saga 1955 
Ugetsu 1953
Kagemusha 1980 
Ran 1985 (Akira Kurosawa)
1568 - 1603 35 AzuchiMomoyama period of Japan
1534 - 82 48 Oda Nobunaga , daimyo of Sengoku period of Japanese civil war. First ruler of AzuchiMomoyama period
1536 - 98 62 Toyotomi Hideyoshi , daimyo of Sengoku period of Japanese civil war. Second ruler of AzuchiMomoyama period
1500 Iwasaki Castle
1500s Matsukura Castle
1504 Matsumoto Castle
1507 Kannonji Castle
1526 Minowa Castle
1528 Nagoya Castle
1532 Hamamatsu Castle
1535 Kaminoyama Castle
1543 Toyama Castle
1551 Ōgaki Castle
1552 Komoro Castle
1555 Miyao Castle
1555 Nishikawa Castle
1556 Sunomata Castle
1562 Funai Castle
1562 Gujō Hachiman Castle
1562 Usuki Castle
1569 Izushi Castle
1570s Hachiōji Castle
1570s Hagi Castle
1572 Fukuchiyama Castle
1575 Kitanosho Castle
Empire of Japan
660 BC - Present
2671
Edo Period
1603 - 1868
265
1586 - 1611 25 Kazuhito/Katahito GoYōzei
1600 Fukuoka Castle
1600 Takayama Castle
1600 Battle of Sekigahara in Japan. End of Warring States period & beginning of Edo period.
James Clavells Shogun 1980
Seven Samurai 1954 
Samurai Trilogy 1967
Life of Oharu 1952
1601 Kagoshima Castle
1601 Kanō Castle
1602 Kokura Castle
1602 Marugame Castle
1603 Tokugawa Ieyasu seizes control of Japan & establishes Tokugawa Shogunate which rules country until 1868.
1604 Imabari Castle
1606 Fukui Castle
1606 Matsumae Castle
1607 Kasugayama Castle
1608 Iwakuni Castle
1608 Sasayama Castle
1609 Karatsu Castle
1611 Hirosaki Castle
1611 Kōchi Castle
1611 Matsue Castle
1611 Saga Castle
1611 - 29 18 Kotohito GoMizunoo (GoMinoo)
1619 Akō Castle
1622 Fukuyama Castle
1622 Hikone Castle
1624 Shimabara Castle
1626 Nijō Castle
1627 Hachinohe Castle
1629 - 43 14 Okiko Empress Meishō
1632 Minakuchi Castle
1637 Siege of Hara Castle
1641 Tokugawa Shogunate institutes Sakoku foreigners are expelled & no one is allowed to enter or leave Japan.
1643 - 54 11 Tsuguhito GoKōmyō
1548 Battle of Uedahara Firearms are used for first time on battlefield in Japan, & Takeda Shingen is defeated by Murakami Yoshikiyo.
1654 Shibata Castle
1655 - 63 8 Nagahito GoSai
1663 - 87 24 Satohito Reigen
1667 Fukui Castle Settsu
1687 - 1709 22 Asahito Higashiyama
1700 Cascadia earthquake (magnitude 9) occurs off coast of Pacific Northwest; coast of Japan is struck by a tsunami.
1702 47 Ronin attack Kira Yoshinaka & n commit seppuku in Japan.
1703 Love Suicides at Sonezaki by Japanese Chikamatsu first performed
1704 End of Japans Genroku period.
1707 Mount Fuji erupts in Japan.
Tokugawa Shogunate
1600 - 1868
268
Edo Period 1603 - 1868 265
@ Kyoto (formal), Edo (Tokyo) (de facto)
Japanese
Buddhism, Shinto
Monarchy (formal), Feudal military dictatorship (de facto)
Mon & various ors
1603 - 5 2 Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543 - 1616 73)
1605 - 23 18 Tokugawa Hidetada
1623 - 51 28 Tokugawa Iemitsu
1651 - 80 29 Tokugawa Ietsuna
1680 - 1709 29 Tokugawa Tsunayoshi
1584 - 1645 61 Miyamoto Musashi, famous Samurai warrior in Japan, author of Book of Five Rings, a treatise on strategy & martial combat, poet, painter. X natural causes
1584 - 1645 61 Miyamoto Musashi, famous warrior in Japan, author of Book of Five Rings, a treaty on strategy & martial combat.
1584 - 1645 61 Miyamoto Musashi Japan
1624 Namhansanseong
Empire of Japan
660 BC - Present
2671
Edo Period
1603 - 1868
265
1709 - 35 26 Yasuhito Emperor Nakamikado
1735 - 47 12 Teruhito Emperor Sakuramachi
1747 - 62 15 Toohito Emperor Momozono
1748 Chushingura ( Treasury of Loyal Retainers), popular Japanese puppet play, composed
1762 - 71 9 Toshiko GoSakuramachi
1771 - 79 8 Hidehito GoMomozono
1776 Ugetsu monogatari (Tales of Moonlight & Rain) by Japanese Ueda Akinari
1780 - 1817 37 Tomohito Kōkaku
1787 Kansei Reforms instituted in Japan by Matsudaira Sadanobu.
Tokugawa Shogunate
1600 - 1868
268
Edo Period
1603 - 1868
265
@ Kyoto (formal), Edo (Tokyo) (de facto)
Japanese
Buddhism, Shinto
Monarchy (formal), Feudal military dictatorship (de facto)
Mon & various ors
1680 - 1709 29 Tokugawa Tsunayoshi
1709 - 12 3 Tokugawa Ienobu
1713 - 6 3 Tokugawa Ietsugu
1716 - 45 29 Tokugawa Yoshimune
1718 Hirado Castle
1745 - 60 15 Tokugawa Ieshige
1760 - 86 26 Tokugawa Ieharu
1787 - 1837 50 Tokugawa Ienari
1653 - 1725 72 Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Japanese dramatist, playwright
1697 - 1769 72 Kamo no Mabuchi, Japanese philosopher
1733 - 1817 83 Sugita Genpaku, Japanese scholar & translator
1734 - 1809 75 Ueda Akinari, Japanese writer
1730 - 1801 71 Motoori Norinaga Japanese philosopher & scholar
1657 - 1725 68 Arai Hakuseki Scholar, Writer & Politician
1725 - 70 45 Suzuki Harunobu Woodblock Printer
1671 - 1750 79 Nishikawa Sukenobu Printmaker, Teacher
1753 - 1806 53 Kitagawa Utamaro Printmaker & Painter
1794 - 6 2 Hwaseong Fortress
1794 - 6 2 Suwon Fortress
Empire of Japan
660 BC - Present
2671
Edo Period
1603 - 1868
265
1817 - 46 29 Ayahito Ninkō
1838 Tenrikyo Miki Maegawa Nakayama
1846 - 67 21 Osahito Kōmei
1853 USA forces Japanese to start trading
1853 - 67 14 Bakumatsu in Japan
1854 Convention of Kanagawa formally ends Japans policy of isolation.
1860s Japanese civil wars
Last Samurai 2003
1863 Battle of Shimonoseki Part of Japanese Civil War United States Chōshū Domain
1863 Bombardment of Kagoshima AngloSatsuma War Part of Japanese Civil War British Empire Satsuma Domain
1863 - 4 1 Bombardments of Shimonoseki Part of Japanese Civil War British Empire Nerlands United States Second French Empire Chōshū Domain
Chōfu Domain Kiheitai Volunteers
1864 Hamaguri Rebellion & First Chōshū expedition Part of Japanese Civil War Tokugawa Shogunate Satsuma Domain Aizu Domain Chōshū Domain
Sonnō jōi Rebels
1864 - 5 1 Mito rebellion Kantō insurrection Part of Japanese Civil War Tokugawa Shogunate Mito Domain Sonnō jōi Rebels of Eastern Japan
1865 Hyōgo Naval Expedition Part of Japanese Civil War British Empire Forces of Emperor of Japan
1866 Second Chōshū expedition, Summer War. Japan. Chōshū Domain vs Tokugawa Shogunate, Aizu Domain
1867 1912 45 Mutsuhito Meiji 1st emperor of Empire of Japan.
1868 9 1 Boshin War War of Year of Dragon, Part of Japanese Civil War. Japan. Imperial Faction: Forces of Emperor of Japan, Satsuma Domain,
Chōshū Domain, Tosa Domain, Hiroshima Domain, Saga Domain vs Tokugawa Shogunate, Norrn Alliance, Republic of Ezo, Second French Empire
1877 Satsuma Rebellion Japan. Empire of Japan vs Satsuma Domain
Tokugawa Shogunate
1600 - 1868
268
Edo Period
1603 - 1868
265
@ Kyoto (formal), Edo (Tokyo) (de facto)
Japanese
Buddhism, Shinto
Monarchy (formal), Feudal military dictatorship (de facto)
Mon & various ors 1787 - 1837 50 Tokugawa Ienari
1837 - 53 16 Tokugawa Ieyoshi
1853 - 8 5 Tokugawa Iesada
1858 - 66 8 Tokugawa Iemochi
1866 - 7 1 Tokugawa Yoshinobu(1837 - 1913 76)
Japanese Empire
1868 - 1945
77
Japan Tokyo Emperors government took control of country in 1868. Regional hegemony in East Asia ended in 1945.
Meiji period
1868 - 1912
44
1866 - 9 3 After Meiji Restoration, Japan embarks on a program of rapid modernization.
1895 Japanese invasion of Taiwan Empire of Japan Republic of Formosa Various militia forces
1797 - 1858 61 Ando Hiroshige
1760 - 1849 89 Hokusai
1839 - 92 53 Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
1891 Holy Resurrection Cadral Completed
1898 St. Agnes Cadral Kyoto


Empire of Japan
660 BC - Present
2671
Prewar Period 1868 - 1945 77
1867 - 1912 45 Mutsuhito Meiji 1st emperor of Empire of Japan.
1906 Book of Tea by Kakuzo 57.2M 2;05;03
1908 Bushido Soul of Japan by Nitobi 105M 3;50;06
1910 Japan annexes Korea
1912 - 26 14 Yoshihito Taishō
1926 - 89 63 Hirohito Shōwa Last emperor of Empire of Japan.
Postwar Period
1945 - present
76
1926 - 89 63 Hirohito Shōwa Last emperor of Empire of Japan.
1938 Aoba Castle
1935 Kobe Mosque Japan
1989 - present 22 Akihito Heisei.
Japanese Empire
1905 - 45
45
Fall of Eagles 1974
Sisters of Gion 1936
Memoirs of a Geisha 2005
Zi Hudi (Purple Butterfly) 2003

Heisei Period 1989 - Present 32
Japan
Taisho Period
1912 - 26
14
Japan
Showa period
1926 - 89
63
Japan
1944 Kamikazees
Battle Stations 1956
Midway;
Midway 1976
Fermi builds Nuclear reactor
Fat Man & Little Boy 1989
Iwo Jima
Sands of Iwo Jima 1949
Flags of Our Fars 2006
Battle of Saipan
Battle Cry 1955
Makin Atoll battle
Gung Ho 1943
Tawara beach battle
Tarawa Beach Head 1958
Windtalkers 2002
Outsider 1961

Okinawa
Okinawa 1952
Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki; End of War;
Hiroshima 1995
Winds of War 1983
1941 - 5 4 World War 2

1941 Fall of Singapore, Malaya & Burma;
Merrills Marauders 1962
Battle of Coral Sea
Battle of Coral Sea 1959
Guadalcanal
Thin Red Line 1998

Japan
1938 Battle of Lake Khasan. Russia USSR 23 236X 611WVS Japan 77.3 526X 913W
1939 Battles of Khalkhin Gol. SovietJapanese Border War Mongolia USSR 8X 15.3W, Mongolia 274 57 500T 809 VS Japan, Manchukuo 75 8.4X 8.8W 135T 250
1941 Soviet–Japanese Neutrality Pact.
1938 Battle of Wuhan. China Japan 350 100 120 500 150 VS China, USSR 120Div 1.1M 225 30 200
1941 Battle of Hong Kong. China Japan 52 2X 6W VS UK, Hong Kong, Bitish India 14 2.1XM 2.3W 10C 4CiX 3CiW
1941 Battle of Coral Sea. Coral Sea, bet Australia, New Guinea, & Solomons USA, Australia 2AC 1Sc 1D 128 69 9C 13D 1 2Ta 1 1ST 28 3 #656X VS Japan 2AC 127 92 1D 1LC 1 9C 15D 1 1D 5MS 2ML 2SuC 3G 1Ta 1ST 12T 1D 3SW 2SWD 55 5 #966X * Japanese Invasion repelled
1942 Battle for Guadalcanal. Solomon USA 1AC 362B 2HC 3LC 2 12D 7 1.7 VS Japan 2B 2 6HC 4LC 16D 3 11T 11 64 1.9
1942 Battle of Madagascar. UK, North Rhodesia, South Africa, Australia 1015 620 107X 280W 1B HD 1Ta VS German Empire Vichy France, Japan 8 150X 500W 1MSu
1942 3 Battle of BunaGona. New Guinea Australia, USA 20+ 2.3X 12+W VS Japan 6.5+ 6+X 1.2W #200C
1943 Battle of Bismarck Sea. Papua New Guinea USA, Australia 39HBo 41MBo 34LBo 2Bo, 10To 54Fi 4 #13X VS Japan 8D 5 8T 8 100 20Fi 2.9+X
1943 Battle of Changde. China China VS Japan 40+XW
1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf. Philipines USA, Australia 8AC 8LAC 1 18EC 21.5 200 12B 24C 141D&DE 3 +PT&Su&Au 3 VS Japan 1AC 1 3LAC 3 300+ 500 9B 3 14HC 6LC 10 35+D 11 10.5
1944 Action of 13 May. Cape Verde Islands, Atlantic USA 1DE 0 VS Japan 1Sub 1 #52X
1945 Battle of West Hunan. China China 7.7So 8.6Ci, USA #11Pi 110Pre 200T 400 VS Japan 80 35.8 27XW
1945 Action of 9 February. Off Norway UK 1Su VS Germany, Japan 2Su 1 #73
1946 Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki by US Army Corps of Engineers, Manhattan District 98M 3;34;06
1933 Sacred Heart Cadral, Yokohama
1955 St. Andrews Cadral Yokohama
1959 Urakami Cadral
1960 Taipei Grand Mosque Taiwan
1964 - 2007 St. Marys Cadral, Tokyo
Middag
1540 - 1732
192
Taiwan
Tungning
1662 - 83
21
Taiwan
1662 Koxinga captures Taiwan from Dutch & founds Kingdom of Tungning which rules until 1683.
 
 
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