Emperor Qianlong.

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Emperor Qianlong.

Post by bindeweede » Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:15 pm

From Faisal Islam (Sky News) via Twitter. "225 years since Emperor Qianlong wrote to King George III telling him, "I have no use for your country's manufactures." Chinese officials joke that not much has changed since.

https://news.sky.com/story/brexit-bicke ... a-11231109

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