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TANG + SONG dynasties

  • Sep 4, 627

    Empero Taizong comes to power

    Empero Taizong comes to power
  • Period: Sep 4, 627 to

    Eperor Tang Taizong

    More info here Most of the dynastys succcess is due to this man.He was a cofucian ruler and although he was vaery ruth less,killing 2 of his brothers to get to the trown, he was also very ambitious.He established a stable government and a splendorous capital for the empire.It is said that during his reign china experienced an era of stability something very rare in chinsse istory. Although taxes were a little higher the rice prices remained consedrably low.
  • Feb 23, 705

    Empero Zhongzong comes to power (first time)

    Empero Zhongzong comes to power (first time)
  • Period: Feb 23, 705 to Jul 3, 710

    Emperor Zhong Zong

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    After his exile he eventually came back and took over the thrown and ruled again.
  • Mar 24, 1022

    Emperor Renzong comes to power

    Emperor Renzong comes to power
  • Period: Mar 24, 1022 to Apr 30, 1063

    Emperor Renzong

    more inf hereAlthough he was in power for 40 years he is not very well known.What we do know is that he attempted to strenghten the military but this meant that he also had to raise the txes.This evidently caused rebelions against the government.
  • May 2, 1063

    Emperor Yingzong comes to power

    Emperor Yingzong comes to power
  • Period: May 2, 1063 to Jan 25, 1067

    Emperor Yingzong

    More info hereHis rule is best known for the conflics created over how to do the rituals meant for an emperor to do to his father (the past emperor) because Yingzong had actually been adopted by renzong.So his father was not trully the king.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1128 to Dec 31, 1279

    Southern Song

    More info hereThe southern Song dynasty was always in a constant struggle with the jin dynasty.The jin army even captured many of the meber of the song emperial family and kept the hostage.
  • Jul 24, 1162

    Emperor Xiaozong Comes to power

    Emperor Xiaozong Comes to power
  • Period: Jul 24, 1162 to Feb 18, 1189

    Emperor Xiaozong

    More info here11th emperor of the song dynasty and the 2nd emperor of the Southern song.He was chossen to be emperor after th only hier of the emperor dies.He was elected because he was the closest free living relative of xiaozong the founder of the song dynsty.He was a 7th generation decendant.
  • Emperor Dezong comes to power

    Emperor Dezong comes to power
  • Empress Wu Zetian comes to power

    Empress Wu Zetian comes to power
  • Empero Zhongzong comes to power (secong time)

    Empero Zhongzong comes to power (secong time)
  • Empero Ruizong comes to power

    Empero Ruizong comes to power
  • Empero Gaozong comes to power

    Empero Gaozong comes to power
  • Emperor Taizu comes to power

    Emperor Taizu comes to power
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    Tang dynasty

    More info hereWas established by a reble leader and survived for almost 300 years.The tang dynasty was so succesful because of the great organisation power and productiviy.
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    Emperor Dezong of Tang

    More info here Emperor Dezong had the third longest regin during the Tang dynasty ruling for 26 years.At the begienning of his rule he was very trust worthy and honestcreating new tax laws and trying to re distribute land.He also made efforts to fight against warlords but these campains were mismanages and so they led to rebellinos that almost end with Dezong and the dynasty alike.
  • Period: to Feb 22, 705

    Empress Regnant Wu zetian

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    She was the only Female emperess to actually rule china.She was originally a concubine but eventually made her way up to empress.During the reing of her second husband she took most f the decisions as he was very weak minded.hen he deid she put her son in power while still taking all the decisions.Eventually she emoved he son from the power and became Regnant empress.
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    Emperor Zhong Zong


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    Emperor Zhong Zong was emperor for about 2 months befor his mother, Empress Wu,took him out of the trown and gave it to his brother Emperor Ruizong.Just like his father before him all important political affairs were decided by his mother.
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    Empror Ruizong

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    He was put on the trown after his mother exiled his brother because he was attempting to rule without her.Once again just like his father most decisions were actually taken by empress Wu.Until she evntually tok the trown herself changing to the Zhou dynasty.
  • Period: to Dec 31, 1279

    Song Dynasty

    More info hereThe song Dynasy is divided into wo period The Northern Song period(960-1127) And The Southern Song (1127-1179).This Division was caused because nomads invaded the land and forced the people of china out of their own land. The Song dynasty is known for its grate cities that were center of trade politics and even maritime comers.
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    Emperor Gaozong

    More info hereMost of is decission were taken by his wife especially the later ones after he suffered a series of strokes that left him incapasitated. He was the father of the 2 next emperor and husband to Empress Wu.He was over all viwed as a weak leader.
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    Emperor Taizu

    He was the founder of the song dynasty and he helped reunite chine after th rebllions proceeding the Tang dynasty.He also created acadamies that were ver liberal and therefor encouraged and facilitaded the growth of things such as literature,art, and even science.But what he is probably best known for is that he weakend the military to prevent that anyone else would rise to power like he did.
  • Period: to Dec 31, 1127

    Northern Song

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    In its early days the Northern song saw the put down of the ten states chaos and the unification of china.
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    Five Dynasties and Ten kingdom Era

    More info hereThis was an era of political disaster in china.In northern china five very short lived dynasties appeard one after the other.While in southern china 12 kingdoms were created but only 10 are recognized.