Imperial Chinese Army

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The Imperial Chinese Army was the ground force of the military of Imperial China.

The army varied in size over the years and weakened towards the end of the Imperial rule over China.

Weapons[edit]


Troop Strength[edit]

troop strength of 574,732 men in Early Tianbao era.

troop of Northern Song

year troop
968~976 378,000
995~997 666,000
1017~1021 912,000
1041~1048 1,257,000
1063~1067 1,602,000
year troop
1392 1,249,310
1449 3,258,173
1569 3,138,300

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