The BP exhibition

50 years that
changed China

18 September 2014 –
5 January 2015


Exhibition closed

Supported by BP BP logo

Ming timeline

The Ming dynasty ruled China from AD 1368 until AD 1644 (following the Mongol Yuan dynasty, AD 1279–1368).

The timeline, like the exhibition, focuses on the period AD 1400–1450. Key dates from Ming China are shown alongside events from the rest of the world.

Event in Ming China

Event elsewhere

† = object from the exhibition