The Ming Dynasty

The Ming dynasty succeeded the Yuan dynasty, starting in 1368 AD and ending 1644 AD.

The Ming dynasty was the dynasty which fortified the Great Wall into its modern form.

The Yongle emperor of the Ming Dynasty was responsible for establishing Beijing as the secondary capital and constructing the Forbidden city.

The Ming dynasty ended in 1644 AD, and was succeeded by the Manchu Qing dynasty, which would be the last Chinese dynasty.