Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Wanli Emperor

Index Wanli Emperor

The Wanli Emperor (4 September 1563 – 18 August 1620), personal name Zhu Yijun, was the 14th emperor of the Ming dynasty of China. [1]

55 relations: Battle of Sarhū, Beijing, China, Chinese emperors family tree (late), Chinese era name, Chinese surname, Chongzhen Emperor, Cultural Revolution, Daišan, Dingling (Ming), Donglin movement, Emperor of China, Empress Dowager Xiaoding, Empress Dowager Xiaojing, Empress Xiaoyuanzhen, Eunuch, Gregorian calendar, Heir apparent, Hong Taiji, House of Zhu, Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98), Julian calendar, Jurchen people, Li Chengliang, Li Rusong, Liaodong Peninsula, List of emperors of the Ming dynasty, Longqing Emperor, Madak, Manchuria, Ming dynasty, Ming tombs, Morphine, Noble Consort Zheng, Nurhaci, Oirats, Opium, Princess Rongchang, Princess Shouning, Proleptic Gregorian calendar, Qing dynasty, Red Guards, Rule of Ren and Xuan, Taichang Emperor, The New York Times, Tianqi Emperor, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Wang Xijie, Wang Yangming, Yi Sun-sin, ..., Yongle Emperor, Zhang Juzheng, Zhu (surname), Zhu Changxun, Zhu Xi. Expand index (5 more) »

Battle of Sarhū

The Battle of Sarhū (薩爾滸之戰,萨尔浒之战 Sà'ěrhǔ zhī zhàn) refers to a series of battles between the Later Jin dynasty (later known as the Qing dynasty) and the Ming dynasty and their Joseon allies in the winter of 1619.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Battle of Sarhū · See more »


Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Beijing · See more »


China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and China · See more »

Chinese emperors family tree (late)

This is a family tree of Chinese emperors from the Mongol conquest of 1279 to the end of the Qing dynasty in 1912.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Chinese emperors family tree (late) · See more »

Chinese era name

A Chinese era name is the regnal year, reign period, or regnal title used when traditionally numbering years in an emperor's reign and naming certain Chinese rulers.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Chinese era name · See more »

Chinese surname

Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and among overseas Chinese communities.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Chinese surname · See more »

Chongzhen Emperor

The Chongzhen Emperor (6 February 1611 – 25 April 1644), personal name Zhu Youjian, was the 17th and last emperor of the Ming dynasty in China, reigning from 1627–1644.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Chongzhen Emperor · See more »

Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Cultural Revolution · See more »


Daišan (Manchu:; 19 August 1583 – 25 November 1648) was an influential Manchu prince and statesman of the Qing dynasty.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Daišan · See more »

Dingling (Ming)

Dingling is a mausoleum in China where emperor Wanli, together with his two empresses Wang Xijie and Dowager Xiaojing, was buried.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Dingling (Ming) · See more »

Donglin movement

The Donglin movement was an ideological and philosophical movement of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties of China.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Donglin movement · See more »

Emperor of China

The Emperor or Huangdi was the secular imperial title of the Chinese sovereign reigning between the founding of the Qin dynasty that unified China in 221 BC, until the abdication of Puyi in 1912 following the Xinhai Revolution and the establishment of the Republic of China, although it was later restored twice in two failed revolutions in 1916 and 1917.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Emperor of China · See more »

Empress Dowager Xiaoding

Xiaoding, born as Li (1544-1614), was the mother of the Wanli Emperor.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Empress Dowager Xiaoding · See more »

Empress Dowager Xiaojing

Empress Dowager Xiaojing, surnamed Wang, was a Ming Dynasty concubine of the Wanli Emperor and the biological mother of the Taichang Emperor.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Empress Dowager Xiaojing · See more »

Empress Xiaoyuanzhen

Empress Xiaoyuanzhen was the first wife of the Taichang Emperor when he was crown prince.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Empress Xiaoyuanzhen · See more »


The term eunuch (εὐνοῦχος) generally refers to a man who has been castrated, typically early enough in his life for this change to have major hormonal consequences.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Eunuch · See more »

Gregorian calendar

The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used civil calendar in the world.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Gregorian calendar · See more »

Heir apparent

An heir apparent is a person who is first in a line of succession and cannot be displaced from inheriting by the birth of another person.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Heir apparent · See more »

Hong Taiji

Hong Taiji (28November 159221 September1643), sometimes written as Huang Taiji and also referred to as Abahai in Western literature, was an Emperor of the Qing dynasty.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Hong Taiji · See more »

House of Zhu

House of Zhu, also known as House of Chu, was the imperial family of the Ming dynasty of China.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and House of Zhu · See more »

Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98)

The Japanese invasions of Korea comprised two separate yet linked operations: an initial invasion in 1592, a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98) · See more »

Julian calendar

The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in 46 BC (708 AUC), was a reform of the Roman calendar.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Julian calendar · See more »

Jurchen people

The Jurchen (Manchu: Jušen; 女真, Nǚzhēn), also known by many variant names, were a Tungusic people who inhabited the region of Manchuria until around 1630, at which point they were reformed and combined with their neighbors as the Manchu.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Jurchen people · See more »

Li Chengliang

Li Chengliang (1526–1618) was a Ming dynasty general of Korean descent who was charged with maintaining peaceful relations with the Jurchen tribes.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Li Chengliang · See more »

Li Rusong

Li Rusong (1549–1598) was a Chinese general of the Ming dynasty who was from Tieling, Liaodong.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Li Rusong · See more »

Liaodong Peninsula

The Liaodong Peninsula is a peninsula in Liaoning Province of Northeast China, historically known in the West as Southeastern Manchuria.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Liaodong Peninsula · See more »

List of emperors of the Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty ruled China from 1368 to 1644, succeeding the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty and falling amidst much peasant turmoil to the Manchu-ruled Qing dynasty.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and List of emperors of the Ming dynasty · See more »

Longqing Emperor

The Longqing Emperor (4March 15375July 1572), personal name Zhu Zaiji (朱載坖), was the 13th emperor of the Ming dynasty of China from 1567 to 1572.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Longqing Emperor · See more »


Madak was a blend of opium and tobacco used as a recreational drug in 16th and 17th century China.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Madak · See more »


Manchuria is a name first used in the 17th century by Chinese people to refer to a large geographic region in Northeast Asia.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Manchuria · See more »

Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Ming dynasty · See more »

Ming tombs

The Ming tombs are a collection of mausoleums built by the emperors of the Ming dynasty of China.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Ming tombs · See more »


Morphine is a pain medication of the opiate variety which is found naturally in a number of plants and animals.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Morphine · See more »

Noble Consort Zheng

Noble Consort Zheng was a Ming Dynasty concubine of the Wanli Emperor. She is known for having been his most beloved consort and, in an attempt to please her, he tried to make her son his heir apparent. This act caused over a decade of conflict and factionalism in the imperial court.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Noble Consort Zheng · See more »


Nurhaci (alternatively Nurhachi; 21 February 1559 – 30 September 1626) was a Jurchen chieftain of Jianzhou, a vassal of Ming, who rose to prominence in the late 16th century in Manchuria.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Nurhaci · See more »


Oirats (Oirad or Ойрд, Oird; Өөрд; in the past, also Eleuths) are the westernmost group of the Mongols whose ancestral home is in the Altai region of western Mongolia.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Oirats · See more »


Opium (poppy tears, with the scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is the dried latex obtained from the opium poppy (scientific name: Papaver somniferum).

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Opium · See more »

Princess Rongchang

Princess Rongchang (1582-1647) was a Chinese princess, the eldest child of the Ming Dynasty Wanli Emperor and his primary wife's, Empress Xiaoduanxian, only child.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Princess Rongchang · See more »

Princess Shouning

Princess Shouning (1592–1634) was a Ming Dynasty princess, the seventh daughter of the Wanli Emperor and third daughter of Noble Consort Zheng.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Princess Shouning · See more »

Proleptic Gregorian calendar

The proleptic Gregorian calendar is produced by extending the Gregorian calendar backward to dates preceding its official introduction in 1582.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Proleptic Gregorian calendar · See more »

Qing dynasty

The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Qing dynasty · See more »

Red Guards

Red Guards were a student mass paramilitary social movement mobilized by Mao Zedong in 1966 and 1967, during the Cultural Revolution.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Red Guards · See more »

Rule of Ren and Xuan

The Reign of Ren and Xuan (1424-1435) refers to the reigns of the Hongxi Emperor (r. 1424-25) and Xuande Emperor (r. 1425-35) of the Ming dynasty, which was considered the golden age of that dynasty.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Rule of Ren and Xuan · See more »

Taichang Emperor

The Taichang Emperor (28 August 1582 – 26 September 1620), personal name Zhu Changluo, was the 15th emperor of the Ming dynasty of China.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Taichang Emperor · See more »

The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and The New York Times · See more »

Tianqi Emperor

The Tianqi Emperor (23 December 1605 – 30 September 1627), personal name Zhu Youjiao, was the 16th emperor of the Ming dynasty of China, reigning from 1620–1627.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Tianqi Emperor · See more »

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

was a preeminent daimyō, warrior, general, samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period who is regarded as Japan's second "great unifier".

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Toyotomi Hideyoshi · See more »

Wang Xijie

Empress Xiaoduanxian (1565 – April, 1620), personal name Wang Xijie, was empress consort of the Ming dynasty Wanli Emperor.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Wang Xijie · See more »

Wang Yangming

Wang Yangming (26 October 1472 – 9 January 1529), courtesy name Bo'an, was a Chinese idealist Neo-Confucian philosopher, official, educationist, calligraphist and general during the Ming dynasty.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Wang Yangming · See more »

Yi Sun-sin

Yi Sun-sin (April 28, 1545 – December 16, 1598) was a Korean naval commander famed for his victories against the Japanese navy during the Imjin war in the Joseon Dynasty, who became an exemplar of conduct to both the Koreans and Japanese.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Yi Sun-sin · See more »

Yongle Emperor

The Yongle Emperor (Yung-lo in Wade–Giles; 2 May 1360 – 12 August 1424) — personal name Zhu Di (WG: Chu Ti) — was the third emperor of the Ming dynasty in China, reigning from 1402 to 1424.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Yongle Emperor · See more »

Zhang Juzheng

Zhang Juzheng (1525–1582), courtesy name Shuda, pseudonym Taiyue, was a Chinese reformer and statesman who served as Grand Secretary in the late Ming dynasty during the reigns of the Longqing and Wanli emperors.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Zhang Juzheng · See more »

Zhu (surname)

Zhu is the pinyin romanization of four Chinese surnames: 朱, 祝, 竺, and 諸. It is alternatively spelled Chu in the Wade-Giles romanization system (primarily used in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), and Choo (predominantly adopted in Singapore and Malaysia).

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Zhu (surname) · See more »

Zhu Changxun

Zhu Changxun (1586–1641) was the third son of the Ming dynasty Wanli Emperor.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Zhu Changxun · See more »

Zhu Xi

Zhu Xi (October 18, 1130 – April 23, 1200), also known by his courtesy name Yuanhui (or Zhonghui), and self-titled Hui'an, was a Chinese philosopher, politician, and writer of the Song dynasty.

New!!: Wanli Emperor and Zhu Xi · See more »

Redirects here:

Case of the Palace Assault, Emperor Shenzong of Ming, Emperor Wang-hi, Emperor Wanli, Ming Shenzong, Wan-Li, Wanli Emperor of China, Wanli reign, Zhu Yijun.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wanli_Emperor

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »