Emperor was the supreme ruler of the feudal society in China. After Yingzheng, the king of Qin, unified China, he called himself Emperor. Since then, China had entered a period of emperors'reign, which lasted for 2,132 years. There were totally 495 emperors in the history of China until 1912, when Puyi, the last emperor of China gave up the throne. Emperors dominated all the rights of policy making and military decision and so on. They were the only ones who could decide the fate of the country and its people. In Chinese history many wise emperors were diligent in politics and loved their people. They made many reasonable policies to promote the development of economy and society. There were also many cruel and incompetent emperors who brought endless disasters to the people and were resisted fiercely.
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