Ambans

Some articles on ambans, amban:

7th Dalai Lama - Enthronement
... Tibet a protectorate of the Qing Empire and in 1727 installed two high commissioners, or ambans, and a garrison of Qing troops from China in Lhasa ... died, his son ruled until he was killed by the ambans in 1750 ... This provoked riots during which the ambans were killed ...
History Of Tibet - Manchurian Qing Dynasty - The Golden Urn
... From that moment, all important matters were to be submitted to the ambans ... It strengthened the powers of the ambans ... The ambans were elevated above the Kashag and the Dalai Lama in responsibility for Tibetan political affairs ...
List Of Qing Imperial Residents In Tibet
... residents in Tibet, also known as the ambans ... Of the 80 ambans, most were Manchu and only four were known to be Han Chinese Meng Bao, Jing Wen, Qing Shan and Zhao Erfeng (see below) ... The nationalities of several of the ambans is unknown ...
History Of Tibet - Manchurian Qing Dynasty - Gurkha Invasions
... During the first incursion, the Manchu amban in Lhasa spirited away to safety both the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama, but otherwise made no attempt to defend the country, though urgent dispatches to Beijing warned. 1751 decree and the performance of the ambans ... Chinese historians argue that the ambans' presence was an expression of Chinese sovereignty, while those favouring Tibetan independence claims tend to ...
Foreign Relations Of Tibet - Period of The Qing Dynasty
... It was decided to appoint two "ambans", civilian Chinese advisers to the Tibetan government, who would be guarded by a small military force ... When there was unrest in 1750 an army was again dispatched and the ambans given more power ... However, the ambans, isolated from imperial power centers, soon fell under the control of the local government ...