Kang Hsi

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Related to K'ang Hsi: Qianlong Emperor, Kangxi Emperor

K'ang Hsi

or Kang Xi

(ˈkɑŋ ˈʃi)
n.
(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.