The Zhengde Emperor (正德 ) (26 October 1491 – 20 April 1521) was the Ming Dynasty Emperor of China between 1505–1521. Born Zhu Houzhao, he was the Hongzhi Emperor's eldest son. His era name means "Right virtue" or "Rectification of virtue".
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