Yongle Emperor Timeline

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1360 CE: Birth of the Prince of Yan, future Yongle Emperor of the Ming dynasty.
 
 
1368 CE - 1644 CE: Reign of the Ming Dynasty in China.
 
 
1403 CE - 1424 CE: Reign of the Yongle Emperor (aka Chengzu) of the Ming Dynasty.
 
 
1405 CE - 1433 CE: The mariner and explorer Zheng He makes seven voyages from China to India, Arabia and East Africa.
 
 
1407 CE: Work begins on the Forbidden City in Beijing.
 
1420 CE: The Yongle Emperor of the Ming Dynasty establishes the Eastern Depot, a secret service branch of the state bureaucracy.
 
 
1421 CE: Yongle Emperor of the Ming Dynasty moves the capital of China from Nanjing to Beijing.
 
 
1424 CE: Death of the Yongle Emperor of the Ming Dynasty while on campaign against the Mongols.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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