INFOGRAPHIC: 5,000 Years of Chinese History in One Chart

By Rachel Deason, May 19, 2017

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China's history is long and complicated, with many dynasties spanning over 5,000 years. This infographic does an excellent job of breaking down just who was ruling what and when.

Check it out below: 

Chinese History in One Chart

Want to see that a little closer up?

We've broken it down for you:

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[Images via Twitter, Advantour]

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