20th century 1,514 21st century 507 2000- 452 1976-2002 423 1949-1976 419 1976-2000 403 1949- 374 19th century 337 1900-1999 283 1912-1949 282 2002- 235 Qing dynasty, 1644-1912 229 1644-1912 215 Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 187 Republic, 1912-1949 182 1976- 177 Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 154 1937-1945 150 To 221 B.C. 143 Song dynasty, 960-1279 142 To 1500 137 960-1644 135 18th century 124 221 B.C.-960 A.D. 107 1893-1976 106 Tang dynasty, 618-907 97 Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D. 96 To 221 B.C 79 Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1912 77 Since 2000 76 2000-2099 74 Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989 72 17th century 66 Civil War, 1945-1949 65 Yuan dynasty, 1260-1368 62 1912-1928 55 1861-1912 54 Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D 54 Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C. 53 1945-1989 52 221 B.C.-960 A.D 51 1945- 49 Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901 48 1989- 43 Since 1976 43 1997- 41 Revolution, 1911-1912 41 1951- 39 Since 1949 39 Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864 39 1928-1937 38 Zhou dynasty, 1122-221 B.C. 38 Song-Yuan dynasties, 960-1368 37 20e siècle 35 May Fourth movement, 1919 35 1800-1999 34 Early works to 1800 34 To 1644 34 Qin-Han dynasties, 221 B.C.-220 A.D. 33 1866-1925 32 Opium War, 1840-1842 30 1887-1975 29 1897-2003 28 1945-1953 28 Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C 28 Qin-Han dynasties, 221 B.C.-220 A.D 28 Warring States, 403-221 B.C. 28 16th century 27 1904-1997 27 1900-2099 26 1368-1644 25 Tang-Five dynasties, 618-960 25 960-1279 24 1800-1899 23 Qianlong, 1736-1795 22 Three kingdoms, 220-265 22 1931-1945 20 1991- 20 1912-1945 19 1988-2000 19 Shang dynasty, 1766-1122 B.C. 19 1835-1908 18 1975- 18 Five dynasties and the Ten kingdoms, 907-979 18 Transfer of Sovereignty from Great Britain, 1997 18 1368-1912 17 1953-1961 17 1957- 17 220-589 17 259 B.C.-210 B.C. 16 Liao dynasty, 947-1125 16 Since 1997 16 Spring and Autumn period, 722-481 B.C. 16 Warring States, 403-221 B.C 16 1933-1945 15 1966-1976 15 Foreign intervention, 1857-1861 15 Guangxu, 1875-1908 15 Sui dynasty, 581-618 15 Zhou dynasty, 1122-221 B.C 15