Prince Gong

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Empress Dowager Cixi - Xinyou Coup: Ousting Sushun
... Among them was Prince Gong, who had great ambitions and was at that time excluded from the power circle, and the Prince Chun, the sixth and seventh sons of the Daoguang ... While she aligned herself with these Princes, a memorial came from Shandong asking for Cixi to "listen to politics behind the curtains", i.e ... The same petition also asked Prince Gong to enter the political arena as a principal "aide to the Emperor." When the Emperor's funeral procession left for Beijing, Cixi took advantage of her ...
Empress Dowager Cixi - Regency Over The Guangxu Emperor - New Challenges
... the two Dowagers, Zaitian, the first-born of the Prince Chun Yixuan and Cixi's sister, then aged four, was to become the new Emperor ... tipped completely in Cixi's favor, and Prince Gong's position was considerably weakened ... The once fierce and determined Prince Gong, frustrated by Cixi's iron grip on power, did little to question Cixi on state affairs, and supported Manchu involvement in the Sino-French War ...
Prince Gong (Qing Dynasty)
... Hin 11 January 1833 - 29 May 1898), better known as Prince Gong (or Prince Kung in Wades-Giles) or formally Prince Gong of the First Rank (恭親王), was a prince and statesman ... Commonly referred to as the "Sixth Prince" (六王爺) in his time, Yixin was nicknamed "Devil Number Six" (鬼子六) by conservatives in the Qing ...
Prince Gong Mansion - History
... The Prince Gong Mansion was constructed in 1777 during the Qing Dynasty for Heshen, a prominent court official in the reign of the Qianlong Emperor ... The mansion was given to Prince Qing (庆郡王), the 17th and youngest son of the Qianlong Emperor ... the Xianfeng Emperor assigned it to his brother Yixin, Prince Gong ...

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