Historical Figures

Emperors and Leaders

Top 10 Greatest Emperors in ChinaTop 10 Greatest Emperors in China

In ancient China, an emperor enjoyed the ultimate power and often determined the fate of the nation. Over five thousand years of history, China has witnessed 67 dynasties with...

Emperor Gong of Song Emperor Gong of Song

Emperor Gong of Song (1271- unknown (possibly 1323), born Zhào Xiǎn (赵显), was the 7th Emperor of the Chinese Southern Song Dynasty. He reigned from 1274 until his abdication in 1276 CE when he was succeeded by...

Thinkers of Hundred Schools

Yan Hui - Confucius's Favorite Student Yan Hui - Confucius's Favorite Student

Yan Hui (simplified Chinese: 颜回; traditional Chinese: 顏回; pinyin: Yán Huí; courtesy name Zi Yuan (Chinese: 子淵; pinyin: Zǐ yuān); 521 BC...

Elites of All Trades

Sima Qian Sima Qian

“Many commoners without a rank, without meddling with politics, without interfering with the lives of people, increased wealth...

Female Celebrities

Paramount (Shanghai) Paramount (Shanghai)

The Paramount (Chinese: 百樂門; pinyin: Bǎilèmén; literally "gate of 100 pleasures") is a historical nightclub and dance...