For over two thousand years, China lived under imperial rule. A series of dynasties and emperors were the defining feature of Chinese governance.
However, in the early 20th century, China threw off its imperial rulers and became, for the first time in its history, a republic.
Much of the reason why China became a republic was due to one man.
Learn more about Sun Yat-sen and the downfall of imperial China on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.
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