Category: China

Zhu Yuanzhang after assuming power as the Hongwu Emperor

7 Things You May Not Know About the Ming Dynasty

Check out seven surprising facts about the dynasty that made China a global power.


5 Ancient New Year’s Celebrations

Get the facts on the ways 5 ancient civilizations rang in the New Year.

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8 Things You May Not Know About Money

From China’s “flying money” to Siberian “soft gold,” here are eight things you may not know about the history of money.

Fulin, the Shunzhi Emperor

6 Child Monarchs Who Changed History

Find out about six young rulers whose actions and decisions had very grown-up consequences.