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Kang Hsi (redirected from K'ang Hsi)
or Kang Xi (ˈkɑŋ ˈʃi)
(Shêng-tsu) 1654?–1722, Chinese emperor of the Ch'ing dynasty 1662–1722.
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The official Vatican documentation for the canonization mentions only that the "difficult question of 'Chinese rites' greatly irritated the Emperor K'ang Hsi
and prepared the persecution."
Chinese lacquer work reached its zenith around 1680 when the Emperor K'ang Hsi
established a royal factory next to the imperial palace in Peking.