Ta Ch’ng Kuo—Chung Kuo
  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


P’u-yi, born February 11, 1906, succeeded his uncle the Emperor Tsai t’ien (reign title Kuang-hsü), November 14, 1908, and adopted the reign title Hsiian-t’ung. He is the son of Tsai-fung, Prince Ch’un, brother of the late Emperor. The Regent of the Empire is Prince Ch’un. The rule of succession is that a son or nephew or male relation of the next younger generation designated by the Emperor just deceased shall succeed.


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