Hongwu Emperor Timeline

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  • 1328 CE
    Zhu Yuanzhang, the future founder of the Ming Dynasty, the Hongwu Emperor, is born.
  • 1355 CE
    Zhu Yuanzhang, the future Ming Hongwu Emperor, takes over the leadership of the rebel Red Turbans Movement.
  • 1356 CE
    Zhu Yuanzhang, leader of the rebel Red Turbans Movement and future Ming Hongwu Emperor, takes control of Nanjing.
  • 1360 CE
    Zhu Yuanzhang, future Ming Hongwu Emperor, defeats the rival rebel leader Chen Youliang at the battle of Poyang Lake.
  • 1367 CE
    Zhu Yuanzhang, future Ming Hongwu Emperor, defeats the rival rebel leader Zhang Shicheng.
  • 1368 CE - 1644 CE
    Reign of the Ming Dynasty in China.
  • 1368 CE - 1398 CE
    Reign of the Hongwu Emperor, founder of the Ming Dynasty in China.
  • 23 Jan 1368 CE
    Zhu Yuanzhang, founder of the Ming Dynasty, declares himself Emperor of China, taking the reign name Hongwu.
  • 1370 CE
    Civil service entrance examinations are reintroduced in China.

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1328 CE: Zhu Yuanzhang, the future founder of the Ming Dynasty, the Hongwu Emperor, is born.
 
 
1355 CE: Zhu Yuanzhang, the future Ming Hongwu Emperor, takes over the leadership of the rebel Red Turbans Movement.
 
 
1356 CE: Zhu Yuanzhang, leader of the rebel Red Turbans Movement and future Ming Hongwu Emperor, takes control of Nanjing.
 
 
1360 CE: Zhu Yuanzhang, future Ming Hongwu Emperor, defeats the rival rebel leader Chen Youliang at the battle of Poyang Lake.
 
 
1367 CE: Zhu Yuanzhang, future Ming Hongwu Emperor, defeats the rival rebel leader Zhang Shicheng.
 
 
1368 CE - 1644 CE: Reign of the Ming Dynasty in China.
 
 
1368 CE - 1398 CE: Reign of the Hongwu Emperor, founder of the Ming Dynasty in China.
 
 
1368 CE: Zhu Yuanzhang, founder of the Ming Dynasty, declares himself Emperor of China, taking the reign name Hongwu.
 
1370 CE: Civil service entrance examinations are reintroduced in China.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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