Yongle By Thomas Ciscato

Background information

  • Yongle was born into the Ming Dynasty in 1360.
  • His father was Hongwu and had risen from being a peasant who over threw the Yuan Dynasty.
  • He was the third emperor from the Ming Dynasty to rule.


  • His father Hongwu let Yongle be the Prince of Yan when he was 10.
  • He Conspired against his father, so that he could be emperor.
  • He moved the capital from Nanjing to Beijing.


  • He constructed the "Forbidden City"
  • He built good relations with the surrounding States.
  • He tried to get rid of Mongol influence.


Works Cited

  • http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Yongle_Emperor_of_China
  • https://www.britannica.com/biography/Yongle
  • http://www.walfc.org/project/emperor-yongle/


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