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Song: Polity Style: 960-1279

4 Feb 960 establishment of Sòng is proclaimed at public ceremonies held in the prefecture (fǔ | ) of Kaifeng (now in the city of Kaifeng, Henan) (History of Song, ch. 1)
4 Feb 960 - 9 Jan 1127 Sòng ()
9 Jan 1127 polity collapsed after the invading forces of Jīn had taken control of the capital in the prefecture (fǔ | ) of Kaifeng (now in the city of Kaifeng, Henan) (History of Song, ch. 23)
12 Jun 1127 polity is de facto restored after the accession of an emperor in Nanjing, prefecture (fǔ | ) of Yingtian (now in the city of Shangqiu, Henan) (History of Song, ch. 24)
12 Jun 1127 - 21 Feb 1276 Sòng ()
21 Feb 1276 pending the occupation of the capital in the prefecture (fǔ | ) of Lin'an (now in Hangzhou, Zhejiang) by the invading army of Yuán, the government of Sòng ceased to function in accordance with an imperial edict announced on 21 Feb 1276 and immediately implemented (History of Song, ch. 47) [1]

[1] Intermittent attempts to restore the polity were made on the territory of modern provinces of Fujian and Guangdong and adjacent islands (1276-1279) by the rulers claiming succession to Sòng. The remnants of the former empire were finally subjugated by Yuán after a decisive battle on 19 Mar 1279.
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