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1206 CE - 1368 CE: The Mongol Empire rules in Central and East Asia.
1260 CE - 1294 CE: Reign of Kublai Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire.
1268 CE: Kublai Khan resumes the Mongol attacks on Song Dynasty China.
1270 CE: Part of northern Korea is conquered by the Mongol Empire.
1271 CE - 1368 CE: The Mongol Yuan Dynasty, founded by Kublai Khan, rules China.
1274 CE: The first invasion of Japan by the Mongol ruler Kublai Khan fails.
1275 CE - 1292 CE: Marco Polo serves Kublai Khan in Mongol Yuan Dynasty China.
1276 CE: Lin'an, the capital of the Song Dynasty, is captured by a Mongol army.
1277 CE: The Mongols/Yuan Dynasty invade Burma.
1279 CE: The Mongols complete their conquest of Song Dynasty China with victory at the naval battle at Yaishan.
1281 CE: The second invasion of Japan by the Mongol ruler/Yuan dynasty emperor Kublai Khan fails.
1281 CE: The Mongols/Yuan Dynasty China invade Vietnam for a second time.
1286 CE: The Mongols/Yuan Dynasty China re-invade Vietnam.
1292 CE: A Mongol/Yuan Dynasty naval force attacks Java.
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: Zhu Yuanzhang, founder of the Ming Dynasty, declares himself Emperor of China, taking the reign name Hongwu.
1370 CE: The last Yuan Dynasty emperor, Toghon Temur (r. 1333-1368 CE), dies at Karakorum.