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kuang-hsu

reign name (nianhao) of the ninth emperor (reigned 1874/75-1908) of the Qing dynasty, during whose reign the empress dowager Cixi (1835-1908) totally dominated the government and thereby prevented the young emperor from modernizing and reforming the deteriorating imperial system

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