Zheng He

Since Zheng He cast the iron anchor of the Ming Dynasty into the harbors of oceans, he has also planted the seeds of ancient Chinese civilization in the fascinating and charming foreign lands. He faithfully implemented the foreign policy of “advocating morality to pacify people far away” of “Establishing good neighborliness by virtues” and “Offering more but asking for less”, and devoted himself to carrying forward the Chinese feudal ethical code and Confucianism, systems of calendar and metrology, agricultural technology, manufacturing technology, handicrafts, architectural and engraving techniques, leech craft, navigation and shipbuilding technology and so on, shouldering the important mission of “advocating civilization and etiquette to the overseas vassal states to change their habits” and “enjoying the happiness of peace with everyone”.