Southeast Asia History: 1600-1700
 
Major events are indicated by a spinning globe *
Minor events indicated by a yellow bullet *
 
1600
 Ieyasu Tokugawa becomes ruler of Japan  
 
1602-1641 
 
Portuguese control of trade in SE Asia is demolished
1616  
 
 
Nurhaci establishes a Manchu State north of China
 
1636  
 
Japanese preservation of culture
1644 
 
Fall of the Ming Dynasty / beginning of the Ch'ing Dynasty in China
1652 
 
Xuan Zang returns from India bringing Buddhism with him
1667 

 

K'ang-shi emperor assumes leadership of Chinese government at age 13 
1681 
 
Emperor K'ang-shi supresses the Three Feudatories
1689 
Signing of the Treaty of Nerchinsk between the Russians and the Ch'ing emperor K'ang-shi
1696-1697  
Outer Mongolia and Haim incorporated into Chinese Empire
 
* Importance of events were decided upon using the criteria that Major events for the most part drastically effected a nation or the entire world.  Minor events for the most part solely effected that particular country
 
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