Friday, 26 August 2016

Emperor Shizong (aka Yongzheng) - The Emperor Who Consolidated Monarchial Power and Advocated Reforms

Some quick facts about this emperor:
Ø      Ascended the throne at the age of 45.
Ø      Restructured the civil service and dismissed corrupted officials.
Ø      Worshipped Confucius and bestowed titles to his ancestors.
Ø      He was in power for 13 years and died at the age of 57.

Who was he?

Compiled from Great Chinese Emperors

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