While the head of China isn't an emperor, but a president (H.E. Hu Jintao), several royal lines, namely the descendants of the Han, Tang, Song, Ming Emperors are likely still alive and well. If migration, bloodline, and ancestry are traced, one will find what could be the equivalent of heads of Royal Families still holding given clan names. Zhu Rongji is one such candidate.
A Chinese emperor is like a king in Europe. Only Chinese emperors had a lot of wives and they rule at different reigns. There are some that reign in the Qing Dynasty, Ming Dynasty, and MANY more. You could go on Google search and type in China Emperors to read about them, or go on YouTube to see TV shows they have. Here is a TV show that has the Chinese Emperor Zhu Zhengde in it. HE WAS a real emperor. His nickname was Zhu Shou. The TV show is called The Switch. Other TV shows include Huan Zhu Ge Ge. Be AWARE: They speak in Chinese. Go see The Switch first. The Emperor is played by Vincent Jiao. HE'S A HOTTY to you women. Too bad he's already married.
China had been under rule by single emperors from around 1500BC - 10AD and then it became split into different "constituencies" but at around 923AD Emperor Qing, by himself had control over most of East Asia.
If the question was who was the most powerful Chinese leader(s)and when the answer would be those involved in the Communist People's Republic of China as they rule and have power over all of china with the exception of a few islands.
They are also responsible for being a part of the UN Security Council therefore they are one of the most powerful countries in the world.
With a population of around 1.3 Billion and an Army with the strength of around 200+ Million they are definetly not to be messed with.
The emperor of the Ming Dynasty was Emperor Taizu.
chinese. japanese are actually the chinese sent to japan more than 2000 years back by emperor qin.
appease the british
There were no Chinese Emperors by 1939. The party in power was the Kuomintang(KMT) whose leader at the time was Chiang Kai Shek.
Qin Shi Huang was the First Emperor of the Qin dynasty, and all rulers who followed him bore the title of Emperor. He lived in what are now the cities of Gansu and Shaanxi.
Wudi's main interests were war and military matters.
emperor wu was the only female emperor in the chinese dynasty
the Chinese emperor wore yellow
A Chinese emperor the first emperor named Ch'in
皇帝 (Huángdì) (Simplified Chinese.)
The role of Chinese Emerors were to rule over china.
Emperor Ningxong of Song.
The emperor who wanted the Terracotta Warriors was Qin Emperor Shi Huangdi.
Because of Yellow Emperor's many great accomplishments, all Chinese consider themselves the descendants of Yellow Emperor.
In what way(s) did the Hongwu Emperor work to improve the lives of Chinese peasants?