How to create instance of generic class using reflection

In this post I am going to show how to create instance of generic class using c# reflection.The trick is to use the MakeGenericType to make the argument(s) and then call create Instance. Here is a code snippet:
Type d1 = typeof(List<>);
 
Type[] typeArgs = { typeof(string) };
 
Type makeme = d1.MakeGenericType(typeArgs);
 
object o = Activator.CreateInstance(makeme);
 
List<string> itsMe = o as List<string>;
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