No. 2 Hui Di, Zhu Yunwen, 1399 - 1403, Emperor Ming Dynasty

Emperor Hui (Zhu Yunwen) only reigned four years following his grandfather Taizu, and his reign was almost obliterated from history, or at least from the history books. His successor Chengzu, his uncle not only deposed him but also wiped him from history. No portrait remains of this emperor.

After his grandfather died in 1398, Huidi could not succeed in establishing his authority over his uncles, particularly Zhu Di, the Prince of Yan. After three years of civil war, this uncle deposed him and began a new reign known as Yongle (eternal joy).

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