History

What happened to China’s Qing dynasty?

Imperial China has a long and illustrious history. It is a civilisation that began with the Shang dynasty in 1250 BC and lasted until the Qing dynasty that fell in 1912. The last emperor to rule China was Puyi, whose regnal name was Xuantong Emperor. He came to the throne in 1908 at two-years-old and ruled until February 1912, when he was forced to abdicate. During that time, imperial China…
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