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The Yongzheng Emperor
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The Yongzheng Emperor; Yinzhen; Shizong

Date of Birth: 13 December 1678

Place of Birth: Beijing, China

Date of Death: 8 October 1735

Place of Death: Beijing, China


Following the proclamation of the Sacred Edict (Chinese, Shengyu) in 1670 by the Kangxi Emperor (r. 1662-1722), his son and successor, the Yongzheng Emperor (r. 1723-35; personal name Yinzhen; posthumous name Shizong) promulgated the Amplified instructions on the Sacr…

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Morris, James Harry, “The Yongzheng Emperor”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 12 August 2020 <>

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