Who invented Chinese tea?

Answer According to Chinese legend, Emperor Shen Nong discovered tea around 2737 B.C., when some leaves from a nearby tree fell into a pot of boiling water. The brew smelled good, he tasted it, and tea wa... Read More »

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Who invented the Chinese fan?

The Chinese fan was invented by King Wu of the 11th century B.C. Zhou Dynasty. The idea likely originated from the umbrellas that were placed on top of carriages in the Shang Dynasty.References:Asi... Read More »

Who invented Chinese calligraphy?

No one knows who invented Chinese calligraphy. What is known, however, is that written Chinese first emerged about 4,600 years ago. According to legend, the Chinese language was first written down ... Read More »

Who invented Chinese writing?

Ancient Chinese writing began in the Shang Dynasty in 1500 BCE as a logographic language. Pictographs from the ancient tribesman became fashioned into the language we see today. Linear and styliz... Read More »

Who invented Chinese coins?

According to Chinese archeologists, the first metallic coins used in China were bronze. They date back to 500 B.C. Hai Rui, the founder of the Hia Dynasty, cast metal implements, a sort of a coin c... Read More »