Saturday, 1 October 2016

Emperor Gaozong (Qing Dynasty) - The Benevolent, Autocratic, Conscientious, Talented and Romantic Emperor

Some quick facts about this emperor:

Ø      Ascended the throne at the age of 22.
Ø      He loved poetry and was fluent in the Mongul, Tibetan and Uygur languages.
Ø      To maintain law and order, he categorized robbery, gambling, fighting and prostitution as the Four Sins.
Ø      He encouraged the opening of wasteland.
Ø      He organized more than 500 scholars to compile The Complete Library of the Four Treasures.

Who was he?

Compiled from Great Chinese Emperors

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