Makers and Shakers of Chinese History

Emperor Chongzhen: An ambitious monarch in a failing empire

Jan. 3, 2021

History has shown that being an emperor requires more than brains, blood, and bravery to move mountains and shift the heavens. Timing and a bit of luck must be factored in, as Emperor Chongzhen, the last ruler of the Ming Dynasty realized during his fateful reign.

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