Wednesday, May 28, 2014

New research tells tale of first American citizen to meet Chinese Emperor

In 1795 an American citizen, as part of a Dutch delegation, made an overland journey from Canton to Beijing. He entered the Forbidden City and met the Qianlong Emperor, the man who ruled China. 

http://www.livescience.com/45917-american-visit-to-china-forbidden-city.html

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