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960 Northern Sung Dynasty in China - paper money introduced
1100 Angkor Wat temple built by Khmers in Cambodia
1141 Barbarian Chin Dynasty takes over Northern China
1279 Mongol Dynasty in China and Asia at its height under Kublai Khan
1295 Reports of China brought back to west by Venetian Marco Polo
1368 Ming Dynasty replaces Mongol rule after native rebellion
1400 Muslim-influenced Malacca state dominant in South-East Asia
1433 Chinese explorer Cheng Ho reaches East African coast
1556 Shaanxi earthquake kills 830,000
1557 Portuguese have trading monopoly in China through Macao
1644 Manchu Dynasty seizes power and extends Chinese influence further
1751 Chinese conquer Tibet

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