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The Empire ruled from 1644 to 1912. It was preceded by the Ming dynasty. During its rule it also saw rise in conflicts with the British, resulting in the Opium War of 1840.
The Empire failed and lost imperial control as the population rose monumentally, but the taxes and government revenues were fixed at a low rate, eventually falling into financial crisis 
The Persianate Empire ruled from 1526 to 1857, in the region of South Asia. The Emperors claimed direct descent from Genghis Khan (through his son Chagatai Khan) and Timur.
Persian and Urdu were its official languages in its former and later period. The Empire were known for its unique architecture contributing to a number of World heritage sights.  
The Empire ruled from 27BC - 476AD (Western) and 330–1453 (Eastern). The Empire rose from the post-republican civilization, headed by emperors around the Mediterranean Sea in Eur
Africa and Asia. The government was mixed including monarchy, aristocracy and democracy. The Empire experienced the famous 3 Punic wars. The Western Empire in the end was overrun by millions of barbarians from the north and east of Europe and the Eastern was eventually conquered by the Turks. 
The Empire was founded in 1299 and was a powerful multinational, multilingual empire controlling much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia, the Caucasus, North Africa, and
the Horn of Africa. It overthrew the Byzantine Empire in 1453. The empire allied with Germany in the early 20th century and was dissolved by the Allied Powers in the aftermath of World War I. Famous cuisines like yogurt and shawarma are descendants of the once-common cuisines of the Empire  
It was the largest pre-Columbian American Empire. The Empire only lasted from 1438 - 1533 A.D on large parts of Western South America.
. The official language of the empire was Quechua. They considered their king, to be the 'son of sun'. The administrative, political, and military center of the empire was located in Cusco. The Empire was overthrown by Spanish Empire. 
The Empire was a dominant thalassocratic city-state based on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It was an important center for expansion of Buddhism. With the expansion into
Java and the Malay Peninsula, it controlled two major trade choke points in Southeast Asia. It benefited from the lucrative maritime trade between China and India and mainly exercised its influence around coastal areas of Southeast Asia. 
The dynasty was a short-lived Imperial Chinese dynasty, unifying China for the first time after over a century of north-south division, followed by Tang dynasty.
They spread Buddhism throughout the empire and undertook construction projects including expanding the Great Wall and digging the Grand Canal. The dynasty's short duration—only thirty seven years—is often attributed to its heavy demands on its subjects, including taxation and the compulsory labor demanded by its ambitious construction projects. 
One of the longest-ruling dynasties in the history of southern India (300 BCE - 1279 CE). Together with the Chera and Pandya dynasties, they formed the three main
Tamil dynasties of Iron Age India, who were collectively known as the Three Crowned Kings. The dynasty became a military, economic and cultural power in South and Southeast Asia. They pioneered a centralized form of government along with some great works of Tamil literature and architecture. The rise of the Pandyan dynasty caused their downfall. 
Broadly divided into Old Kingdom (2686 - 2181 BC), Middle Kingdom (2134 - 1690 BC) and New Kingdom (1549 - 1069 BC). The rulers were political and religious leaders holding the
tittles 'Lord of the two Lands' and 'High Priest of Every Temple'. The language used has the second oldest history of any language having been written from 3200 BC. Hieroglyphs and Hieratic were they two forms of writing. They maintained an elaborate set of burial customs that they believed were necessary to ensure immortality after death. The architecture includes some of the most famous structures in the world like the temple of Thebes 
The Empire ruled from 1206–1368 A.D and was the largest land empire, originating in central Asia, eventually stretched from Central Europe
to the Sea of Japan, Siberia, Indochina, Iranian plateau and as far as the Levant and Arabia. The warriors were famous for their horse archers. The empire was governed by a code of law called 'Yassa', meaning 'order' or 'decree'. With the death of the last emperor by 14th century the Empire split into 4 relict states.  

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