History Of China

Who Was The First Female Emperor Of China?

Over the last thousands of years, China has seen the rise of several kingdoms and empires, with rulers who held the title of ‘Emperor’ or ‘King’. At the same time, Chinese historical records identify the rise of powerful female rulers who actively challenged the system of patriarchy that has...

Who Was The First Emperor Of Ancient China?-Qin Shi Huang

China was ruled by emperors for over 2,000 years. The emperor was authoritative and greatly respected and his words were considered sacred and were obeyed with immediate effect. The Chinese believe that all emperors that shaped the history of China ruled under the ‘mandate of heaven’, which could be...