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Kangxi ruled from 1661-1722. He was an administrator and military leader. He extended Chinese power into central Asia and promoted Chinese culture.

Kangxi ruled from 1661-1722. He was an administrator and military leader. He extended Chinese power into central Asia and promoted Chinese culture.

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The Jiajing Emperor (Chia-ching Emperor; Chinese: 嘉靖帝; IPA: [tɕjɑ́tɕîŋ]; 16 September 1507 – 23 January 1567) was the 11th Ming Dynasty Emperor of China who ruled from 1521 to 1567. Born Zhu Houcong, he was the former Zhengde Emperor's cousin. His father, Zhu Youyuan (1476–1519), the Prince of Xing, was the fourth son of the Cheng-hua emperor (1465–1487) and the eldest son of three sons born to the emperor's concubine, Lady Shao. His era name means "Admirable tranquility".

The Jiajing Emperor (Chia-ching Emperor; Chinese: 嘉靖帝; IPA: [tɕjɑ́tɕîŋ]; 16 September 1507 – 23 January 1567) was the 11th Ming Dynasty Emperor of China who ruled from 1521 to 1567. Born Zhu Houcong, he was the former Zhengde Emperor's cousin. His father, Zhu Youyuan (1476–1519), the Prince of Xing, was the fourth son of the Cheng-hua emperor (1465–1487) and the eldest son of three sons born to the emperor's concubine, Lady Shao. His era name means "Admirable tranquility".

U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr, who headed coalition forces that drove Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's army out of Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm, died. He was 78.

U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf Jr, who headed coalition forces that drove Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's army out of Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm, died. He was 78.

Empress Xiaojiesu (1508–1528) was a Chinese Empress consort of the Ming Dynasty, first empress to the Jiajing Emperor.

Empress Xiaojiesu (1508–1528) was a Chinese Empress consort of the Ming Dynasty, first empress to the Jiajing Emperor.

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general charles de gaulle, casablanca conference, 1943, world war II, allied military leaders

Kangxi's gradon Qianlong had an equal successful reign from 1736-1796. He expanded China's boarders to rule the largest area in the nation's history.

Kangxi's gradon Qianlong had an equal successful reign from 1736-1796. He expanded China's boarders to rule the largest area in the nation's history.

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