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Thus, the first Ming emperor's personal name was Chu Yuan-chang — Chu being
the surname and YOan-chang the given name. Second, the emperor might have
a posthumous name (shin), containing up to two dozen adjectives and perhaps ...
Yung-lo 1402-24 or T'ai-tsung Chu Kao-chih Chao-ti (Ming) Jen-tsung Hung-hsi
1424-25 Chu Chan-chi Chang-ti (Ming) Hsiian-tsung Hsuan-te 1425-35 Chu Ch'i
-chen (1st time) Jui-ti (Ming) Ying-tsung Cheng-t'ung 1435-49 Chu Ch'i-yii ...
Chu's unswerving loyalty to the Ming dynasty provided a model for Chinese
students in Japan who, late in the 19th century, returned home to lead the
struggle that overthrew the Ch'ing dynasty in the Chinese Revolution of 191 1-12.
Chu Ta ...
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