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Shunzhi Emperor
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3rd Emperor of the Qing dynasty
Reign 8 October 1643 – 5 February 1661
Predecessor Hong Taiji
Successor Kangxi Emperor
Regents Dorgon (1643–1650)
Jirgalang (1643–1647)
Emperor of China
Reign 1644 – 1661
Predecessor Chongzhen Emperor (Ming dynasty)
Successor Kangxi Emperor (Qing dynasty)
Born Aisin Gioro Fulin
(愛新覺羅·福臨)
(1638-03-15)15 March 1638
(崇德三年 正月 三十日)
Yongfu Palace, Mukden Palace
Died 5 February 1661(1661-02-05) (aged 22)
(順治十八年 正月 七日)
Hall of Mental Cultivation
Burial Xiao Mausoleum, Eastern Qing tombs
Consorts
Consort Jing
(m. 1651; dep. 1653)

Empress Xiaohuizhang (m. 1654–1661)

Empress Xiaoxian
(m. 1656; died 1660)

Empress Xiaokangzhang (m. 1653–1661)
Issue Fuquan, Prince Yuxian of the First Rank
Kangxi Emperor
Changning, Prince Gong of the First Rank
Longxi, Prince Chunjing of the First Rank
Princess Gongque of the Second Rank
House Aisin Gioro
Father Hong Taiji
Mother Empress Xiaozhuangwen

Shunzhi Emperor (Chinese: 清世祖, 顺治皇帝; 1638 - 1661 ) was emperor of Qing Dynasty. His surname was Aisin Gioro. Shunzhi Emperor was the ninth son of Huang Taiji and he reigned over China from 1644 to 1661. During his short reign, he implemented plenty of policies. He appointed Han Chinese to be the imperial officials. Also, he put the Upper 3 banners (Plain Yellow, Striped Yellow, and Plain White) under the control of the emperor. Moreover, Shunzhi Emperor let eunuchs participate in government activities.

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