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 Guangxu Emperor - Biocrawler
The Guangxu Emperor (August 14, 1871–November 14, 1908), born Zaitian(載湉), was the tenth emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the ninth Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1875 to 1908.
Guangxu was born to Yixuan, Prince Chun, who was married to Empress Dowager Cixi's younger sister and therefore was Cixi's nephew.
Guangxu was married to Cixi's niece, who became Empress Dowager Longyu (隆裕太后) after Guangxu's death in 1908.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/China
China's capital was moved from Nanjing to Beijing during the early Ming Dynasty.
China ranges from mostly plateaus and mountains in the west to lower lands in the east.
In essence, the history of 20th century China is one of experimentation with new systems of social, political, and economic organization that would allow for the reintegration of the nation in the wake of dynastic collapse.
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 Guangxu Emperor Summary
The Guangxu Emperor (August 14, 1871–November 14, 1908), born Zaitian (載湉), was the tenth emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the ninth Qing emperor to rule over China.
Guangxu was then taken to Ocean Terrace, a small palace on an island in the middle of a lake linked to the rest of the Forbidden City with only a controlled causeway.
Returning to the Forbidden City after the withdrawal of the western powers, Guangxu was known to have spent the next few years working in his isolated palace with watches and clocks, which had been a childhood fascination, some say in an effort to pass the time until the death of the Empress Dowager.
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She married the Guangxu Emperor on February 26, 1889 and became his Empress directly after the wedding ceremony''.
After learning that the Consort Zhen had secretly supported and cooperated with the Guangxu Emperor's attempt to gain power from the Empress Dowager Cixi's hand, Cixi had her drowned in a palace well before the imperial court fled to the City of Xi'an when Beijing became occupied by foreign armies.
After the Guangxu Emperor's attempt to gain power from the Empress Dowager Cixi's hand failed, he was imprisoned by the Empress Dowager in a lagoon inside the former Imperial Residence.
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  Country Information, a world portal on countries, politics and governments
China is also the source of many of the world\'s great inventions, including the four great inventions of ancient China: Paper, the compass, gunpowder, and printing.
China is composed of a vast variety of highly different landscapes, with mostly plateaus and mountains in the west, and lower lands in the east.
In essence, the history of 20th century China is one of experimentation with new systems of social, political, and economic organization that would allow for the reintegration of the nation in the wake of dynastic collapse.
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  Guangxu, emperor of China of the Qing dynasty - China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Qing Dynasty
China, for instance, was not a backward country unable to secure the prerequisite stability and security for western-style commerce, but a highly advanced empire unwilling to admit western (often drug-pushing) commerce, which may explain the West's contentment with informal 'Spheres of Influences'.
This position was rejected by the new Republic of China and subsequent Chinese government which have claim that these areas remained integral parts of China.
Guangxu (光緒 guang1 xu4) or badarangga doro 1875-1908
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  Emperor of China - Encyclopedia, History and Biography
The emperor or huangdi (皇帝 in pinyin: huang2 di4) of China was the head of government and head of state of China from the Qin dynasty in 221 B.C. until the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1911.
As the Emperor usually has a large number of sons, it was generally not possible for a female to succeed to the throne.
The Emperor's family, termed the Imperial Family, is made up of the Emperor as the head, the Empress (皇后) as the primary consort, leader of the harem, and Mother of the Nation (国母).
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Prominent examples include the Empress Dowager Cixi, mother of the Tongzhi Emperor and adoptive mother of the Guangxu Emperor, ruling China for 47 years (1861-1908), and the Empress Dowager Lü of the Han Dynasty.
The Tongzhi Emperor (April 27, 1856–January 12, 1875) was the ninth emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the eighth Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1861 to 1875.
As the Emperor has, by law, a high position challenged by no one else, his subjects are to show the utmost respect in his presence, whether it includes direct conversation or otherwise.
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 Puyi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Puyi's paternal grandfather was the 1st Prince Chun (1840-1891) who was himself a son of the Daoguang Emperor and a younger half-brother of Xianfeng Emperor, but not the next in line after Xianfeng (the 1st Prince Chun had older half-brothers that were closer in age to Xianfeng).
Tongzhi died without a son, and was succeeded by Guangxu Emperor (r.1875-1908), the son of the 1st Prince Chun and his wife, who was the younger sister of Empress Dowager Cixi.
Puyi, who succeeded Guangxu, was the eldest son of the 2nd Prince Chun (1883-1951), who was the son of the 1st Prince Chun and his second concubine, the Lady Lingiya (1866-1925).
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 Guangxu Emperor - Encyclopedia, History and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Guangxu Emperor (August 14, 1871–November 14, 1908), born Zaitian(載湉), was the tenth emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the ninth Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1875 to 1908.
Instead, breaking the imperial convention that a new emperor must always be a generation later to the passing emperor, Cixi suggested Prince Chun's son Zaitian and the imperial family agreed with this choice.
Guangxu was married to Cixi's niece, who became Empress Dowager Longyu (隆裕太后) after Guangxu's death in 1908.
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Guangxu ascended the throne at the age of four and was adopted by Cixi as her son.
Guangxu was made aware of such a plan, and asked Kang Youwei and his reformist allies to think of a way to rescue him.
Guangxu was forced by the Empress Dowager Cixi to marry her niece (his cousin) Yehenara Jingfen (Chinese: 叶赫纳拉·静芬), who was two years his senior.
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 Emperors - China Style   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Emperor Qin Shihuang (also called the First Emperor of China) was the founder of the first unified empire in the history of China.
Emperor Kangxi, named Xuanye, was the fourth emperor of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and the third son of Emperor Shunzhi......
The Daoguang Emperor (September 16, 1782 - February 25, 1850) was the seventh Emperor of Chinaemperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the sixth Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1820 to 1850......
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 Emperor of China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Emperor of China is a ruler of China from the founding of the Qin Dynasty in 221 BC until the fall of the Qing Dynasty in 1912.
In contrast to modern international relationship, the Emperor of China was seen not merely in East Asia as head of one nation-state among many, but rather as the overlord of the entire civilized world, as such there could only be one legitimate emperor in the world at any given time.
As the emperor had, by law, a high position challenged by no one else, his subjects were to show the utmost respect in his presence, whether in direct conversation or otherwise.
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 Exploring Chinese History :: Database Catalog :: Biographical Database :: Qing Era- (1644- 1912)
Emperor Guangxu died as she was dying, reportedly poisoned at her direction.
Since other officials were beside the Emperor, hoping that he would name an heir (as for Manchu it is not the first child, but appointment which inherits the throne), she placed her son beside his father and asked who would be the next Emperor.
Emperor Kangxi chose the heir to his throne based not just on his son's capability to govern the Empire, but also whether his grandson was of no lesser caliber, to ensure the Manchus'; everlasting reign over the country.
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 Travel Beijing, China, Summer Palace
Emperor Guangxu was house arrested in the Hall of Jade Ripples, his six associate reformists beheaded.
The chamber in the east of the hall was Emperor Guangxu's day room, the opposite one, his bedchamber.
The desk for Guangxu was rosewood framed and agalwood centered, with exquisite carving.
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 The Ultimate Guangxu Emperor - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Guangxu Emperor (August 14, 1871–November 14, 1908), born Zaitian(載湉), was the tenth emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty, and the ninth Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1875 to 1908.
Guangxu was born to Yixuan, Prince Chun, who was married to Empress Dowager Cixi's younger sister and therefore was Cixi's nephew.
Instead, breaking the imperial convention that a new emperor must always be a generation later to the passing emperor, Cixi suggested Prince Chun's son Zaitian and the imperial family agreed with this choice.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Guangxu_Emperor_of_China   (827 words)

  
 China Totally Explained
The central government of the ROC was forced to retreat to the island of Taiwan.
The ROC hasn't formally renounced its claim to all of China, or changed its official maps on which its territories include the mainland and Mongolia, but it has moved away from this identity and increasingly identifies itself as "Taiwan".
China's traditional values were derived from various versions of Confucianism and conservatism.
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 Guangxu emperor and Puyi - China History Forum, chinese history forum
China History Forum is an online chinese history forum, discussion board or community for all who are interested in learning and discussing chinese history from prehistoric till modern times, including chinese art of war, chinese culture topics.
Emperor Guangxu was serving as the puppet Emperor for 34 years! It was required for the Qing Emperors to have a selection for new worthy ladies (Xiu Nv) every three years; hence, how could Emperor Guangxu not have that many wives?
Empress Cixi selected Emperor Guangxu to ascend to the throne because he was not only the son of an Imperial Prince who had close ties with her, but also the son of her younger sister, which meant she could easily control him even when he reached adulthood.
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 Qing Dynasty - China History - China
Emperor Kangxi commanded the most complete dictionary of Chinese characters ever put together at the time, and under Emperor Qianlong, the compilation of a catalogue of the important works on Chinese culture was made.
China, for instance, was not a backward country unable to secure the prerequisite stability and security for western-style commerce, but a relatively stable empire unwilling to admit global commerce.
The Empress Dowager Cixi, concubine to the Xianfeng Emperor, the mother of child emperor Tongzhi Emperor of ChinaTongzhi, and Aunt of Guangxu Emperor of ChinaGuangxu successfully controlled the Qing government and was the de facto leader of China for close to 40 years.
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 Qing Dynasty : Qing Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was and remains the the position of Mongol and Tibetan nationalists, that because they owed allegiance to the Qing monarch in a personal capacity, that with the abdication of the Qing, they owed no allegiance to the Chinese state.
This position was rejected by the new Republic of China and subsequent Chinese government which have claim that these areas remained integral parts of China.
Guangxu (光緒 guang1 xu4) or badarangga doro 1875-1908
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 THE HUNDRED DAY REFORM
With the repeated national humiliations that China suffered after 1840, the young scholars became especially sensitive to national problems and were ready to defend their country.
China's quick defeat in the Sino-Japanese War further convinced many Chinese scholar-officials that more fundamental reform was both urgent and necessary.
The Empress Dowager immediately imprisoned the Emperor, took over the government, and gave orders to arrest the reformers, six of whom were captured and killed.
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 Discovering China: History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
China was also divided up into spheres of influence, each falling under one or another foreign power.
In 1898 the Emperor Guangxu tried to strengthen China by modernising the way the empire was run and during a time known as the Hundred Days of Reform, Guangxu introduced new schools and colleges, improved the government budget and dismissed corrupt officials from court.
However Guangxu's aunt, Empress Dowager Cixi had the emperor imprisoned and forced him to grant her the power to rule China in his place.
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 Was Emperor GuangXu of China during the Qing Dynasty poisoned or did he die of natural causes?
Emperor Guangxu was poisoned by Empress Dowager's eunich his name was mr.
Also Guangxu was only 37 and never sick he did have upper respitory problems but it was not enough to kill him.
Contribute a new answer to "Was Emperor GuangXu of China during the Qing Dynasty poisoned or did he die of natural causes?"
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 Xuantong Emperor of China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On March 1, 1931, he was installed by the Japanese as the emperor of the puppet state of Manchukuo under the reign title Kangde.
In 1995, his widow was allowed to transfer his ashes to the Western Qing Tombs, where five of the 10 Manchu rulers are interred.
He is the only Chinese Emperor in history whose body was burned into ashes, and thus he has a nickname as "the Fire Dragon" after his death.
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 Emperor Guangxu of the Qing, Qing Dynasty, Ancient Chinese History
Emperor Guangxu, personal name Zaitian, born in 1871, is the ninth emperor (reigned 1875-1908) of the Qing dynasty, during whose reign the Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908) totally dominated the government and thereby prevented the young emperor from modernizing and reforming the deteriorating imperial system.
As the nephew of Cixi, at the age of 4, Zaitian was chosen as the emperor after the previous emperor's death.
Empress Dowager Cixi was outraged and with the support of conservative officials, she cruelly suppressed this reform movement and confined the young emperor to his palace for about 10 years.
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 Summer Palace, Summer Palace Beijing china, Beijing Summer Place, Beijing Yiheyuan
In 1888 during the reign of Emperor Guangxu (1875-1898), Empress Dowager Cixi spent a fabulous sum of money having the Garden partly rebuilt and she gave it the new name – the Summer Palace.
In 1924, after the last Emperor Puyi was driven out of the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace was turned from an imperial garden into a public park.
China's capital city, Beijing, is a must-see for visitors.
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