China: Polity Style: 1917

1 Jul 1917 imperial edict proclaiming the restoration of monarchy and confirming the name of the state (Dà Qīng dìguó | 大清帝國) is signed on behalf of the emperor (Cabinet Gazette, No. 1, 2 Jul 1917, section "Imperial edicts" (Shàngyù | 上諭), pp. [1-2]; Shuntian Times, No. 4862, 2 Jul 1917, p. 3; North China Herald, No. 2604, 7 Jul 1917, p. 11)
1 Jul 1917 - 12 Jul 1917 Dà Qīng dìguó (大清帝國) | Empire of Great Qīng
12 Jul 1917 polity disintegrated upon the occupation of the seat of government (Beijing) by the armed forces of the Republic of China (Government Gazette (Beijing), No. 539, 17 Jul 1917, p. 5; North China Herald, No. 2606, 21 Jul 1917, p. 131)
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