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China Chronology

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Early China
  • Xia
  • Shang
  • Zhou
  • Early Imperial China

    Classical Imperial China

    Later Imperial China

    Post-Imperial China

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    China Chronology

    The Sui Dynasty


    The Reign of Emperor Wen: 581-604

    • Ch'ang-an is made the capital
    • The Great Wall is reconstructed.

    The Reign of Emperor Yang: 604-618

    • 605-610: The First Grand Canal is built.
    • 612-614: Unsuccessful invasion of Korea
    • 615: Turkish invasion which almost captures the Emperor.

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