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Thursday, February 17, 2005

Shun-chih

The ninth son of Abahai (1592 - 1643), the great ruler of the Manchu kingdom of Manchuria, he succeeded to the throne in 1643 at the age of six and ruled under the regency of Dorgon (1612 - 50), a paternal uncle. In 1644, Manchu troops under Dorgon's command captured Peking, the former capital of the Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), and the young ruler

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