Empress Dowager Cixi Empress Dowager of Qing Dynasty was born.
Empress Dowager Cixi, of the Manchu Yehe Nara clan, was a Chinese empress dowager and regent who effectively controlled the Chinese government in the late Qing dynasty for 47 years from 1861 until her death in 1908.
Dowager Cixi – Empress – Associated Links:
- Cixi | Biography | Britannica: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Cixi
- Empress Dowager Cixi | New World Encyclopedia: http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Empress_Dowager_Cixi
- “Empress Dowager Cixi, Her Lovers and Attempted Reforms” | Facts and Details: http://factsanddetails.com/china/cat2/sub4/item53.html
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