10 Major Achievements of the Han Dynasty of China

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  With a reign of over four centuries, the Han dynasty was the longest reigning imperial dynasty of China. It was preceded by the Qin dynasty (221–207 BC) and succeeded by the Three Kingdoms period (220–280 AD). Han dynasty’s long period of stability and prosperity consolidated the foundation of China as a unified state. Lasting … Read more

10 Major Contributions of Chinese Philosopher Confucius

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  Confucius (551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese philosopher who is considered one of the most important and influential individuals in history. His teachings have had a great impact on affecting the lives of humans not only in China but around the world. Born during a time of political and social turmoil, Confucius … Read more

10 Interesting Facts About Chinese Philosopher Confucius

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Born in 551 BC in the district of Zou, in the tributary state of Lu near present day Qufu, China; Confucius is considered as a towering personality in ancient Chinese history. After working in a number of small jobs in his early life, Confucius became a renowned philosopher who had thousands of disciples and numerous … Read more

10 Major Achievements of the Sui Dynasty of China

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  Reigning for a period of only thirty-eight years from 581 to 619, Sui dynasty was one of the shortest lived dynasties in the history of China but it made several important contributions, most prominently their reunification of China after a lengthy period of fragmentation and internal warfare. The reign of Emperor Wen of Sui … Read more

10 Major Achievements of the Zhou Dynasty of China

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  The Zhou era (1046 BC – 256 BC) lasted for 790 years making Zhou dynasty the longest reigning dynasty in Chinese history. Most of the great Chinese philosophers, including Confucius, were active in the Zhou period making it the Golden Age of Chinese philosophy. There were also great advancements in other fields including hydraulic … Read more