Jean Richard Charbit

Entertainment Industry Professional

About Jean Richard Charbit

Jean Richard Charbit is an entertainment industry and media professional with over 30 years of experience in his field. In his capacity as CEO of Great Entertainment, Inc., he has successfully released several videos, including Emergency Urgency, a series of how-to videos, and a feature-length thriller, Fatal Pulse. Jean Richard Charbit joined Great Entertainment, Inc., in 1981, and he also dispensed financial advice as a consultant to Baltia Airlines in New York for five years.

Jean R. Charbit received his education in Paris, France, where he studied at the University of Law and Economics and the Faculté de Médecine. Exceptionally well-traveled, he enjoys touring Europe and Asia. He has visited most of the main tourist sites in Italy and has viewed historical works of art such as Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper and Michelangelo's Pieta. In China, he visited the Terra Cotta Warriors of Xian, the Great Wall, and Tiananmen Square. During his travels, he enjoys sampling local fare, skiing, and visiting museums.

China's Forbidden City

Entrepreneur Jean Richard Charbit has served as chief executive officer of an entertainment company and as a consultant with an airline. During his spare time, Jean Richard Charbit enjoys traveling around the world. Jean R. Charbit considers the Forbidden City in Beijing, China, among the best places he has ever visited.

One of the most renowned attractions in the People’s Republic of China, the Forbidden City traces its history back nearly 700 years. During the 15th century, Ming Emperor Yung-lo commissioned its creation as his Imperial Palace. From 1421 until 1911, this structure consisting of 9,000 rooms served as the home to the royal family of China.

Along with hundreds of buildings, terraces, and courtyards, the Forbidden City features the Wumen Gate, also known as the Meridian Gate. Completed in 1420 and standing 36 meters tall, this entrance to the city fulfilled numerous purposes throughout its history. Among the many ceremonies that took place there, generals presented prisoners to the emperor and people celebrated the New Year. Today, the Forbidden City functions as a museum containing permanent exhibitions representing the Ming and Qing dynasties and traveling exhibitions from some of the world’s top cultural institutions.

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