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Happy Birthday, Empress Dowager Cixi(1835-1908)!
From concubine to de facto Chinese ruler for a half-century, the eminently contradictory authoritarian reformer either extended the Qing dynasty by decades or played Nero, perhaps the perfect yin & yang coda for the two-millennium monarchy. #Cixi bio:
09:27 PM - Nov 29, 2023
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