This Week in History: China Ends the Eunuch Era

Finally banned in 1924, the system had endured for over 3,000 years and through 25 dynasties.

by Ned Kelly, 27 November 2020

This Week in History: The Coup of Empress Dowager Cixi

The 1861 power grab of the woman who went on to control the Qing Dynasty.

by Ned Kelly, 10 November 2020

This Day in History: The Death of Puyi, China’s Last Emperor

Puyi was only 3 years old when he sat on the 'Dragon Throne.'

by Tristin Zhang, 17 October 2020

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

This infographic does an excellent job of breaking down just who was ruling what and when.

by Rachel Deason, 19 May 2017

This Day in History: China's Qing Dynasty UFO Incident of 1892

‘Red Flame Soaring in the Sky.’

by Ned Kelly, 28 September 2020

150-Year-Old Book Shows People Studied Chinglish During Qing Dynasty

A recently unearthed Qing dynasty-era textbook shows that Chinese people tried to learn English at least 150 years ago.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 11 November 2016

Qianlong Emperor's Musket Auctioned Off for USD2.5 Million

A musket belonging to the Qing dynasty's Qianlong emperor (1711-1799) was sold at Sotheby's on Wednesday.

by Emma Marshall, 11 November 2016

4 Must-Read Biographies for China History Buffs

Looking to brush up on your Qing dynasty history? Here are four essential English-language books on important figures from the last dynasty of China.

by That's, 01 November 2018

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