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Basic Ming overview
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1386 - Hongwu declares himself the Emperor of China, this is the start of the Ming Dynasty, 82 years before 1450.
1368 - Further construction of the Great Wall of China is started, 82 years before 1450
1406 - Construction on the Forbidden City begins, 44 years before 1450
1420 - Beijing becomes the capital after the Forbidden City is finished, 30 years before 1450
1628 - Li Zheng leads a peasant revolt against the Ming Dynasty, 178 years after 1450 and 122 years before 1750
1644 - Emperor Chongzen commits suicide and the Ming Dynasty ends, 194 years after 1450 and 106 years before 1750
1578 - The Compendium of Materia Medica is completed, 128 years after 1450 and 172 years before 1750
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