Li Zicheng

Li Zicheng (Chinese: 李自成; pinyin: Lĭ Zìchéng; Wade–Giles: Li Tzu-ch'eng); 1606–1645?), born Li Hongji (李鴻基), was a Chinese rebel leader who overthrew the Ming Dynasty and ruled over China briefly as emperor of the short-lived Shun Dynasty.

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Sword Stained With Royal Blood - Plot
... for his father, but decides to join Li Zicheng's rebel army to overthrow the corrupt Ming government ... Yuan Chengzhi's decision to support Li Zicheng eventually makes him regret, because after overthrowing the Ming government, Li not only fails to fulfil his promises ... Yuan Chengzhi is disappointed with Li Zicheng and decides to leave ...
Battle Of Shanhai Pass - Battle - Preparations For Battle
... On May 25, Li Zicheng deployed his men along the Sha River (沙河) a few kilometers west of the Shanhaiguan fortifications ... He then deployed his troops near Sha River to face Li Zicheng's army ... the Qing in return for Dorgon's help in suppressing Li Zicheng's forces ...
Battle Of Beijing (1644)
... Beijing, and was fought between forces of the Ming Dynasty and rebel forces led by Li Zicheng ... Li Zicheng led his rebel army to attack the Ming capital Beijing from two directions (north and south) ... ordered the Ming forces defending Beijing to open the city gates and let Li Zicheng's army in ...
List Of The Deer And The Cauldron Characters - Ming Dynasty Associates
... Li Zicheng (Chinese 李自成 Mandarin Pinyin Lǐ Zìchéng Jyutping Lei5 Zi6-sing4), nicknamed "Dashing King" (traditional Chinese 闖王 simplified Chinese 闯王 Mandarin Pinyin Chuǎng Wán ... Li Xihua (traditional Chinese 李西華 simplified Chinese 李西华 Mandarin Pinyin Lǐ Xīhuá Jyutping Lei5 Sai1-waa4) is the son of Li Zicheng's former subordinate Li Yan (Chinese ... He attempts to kill Li Zicheng to avenge his father ...
Li Zicheng - In Popular Culture
... Li is featured as a character in some of the works of Hong Kong Wuxia writer Jin Yong ... Li's rebellion against the Ming Dynasty is featured in Sword Stained with Royal Blood and his personality is analyzed from the point of view of Yuan Chengzhi, the protagonist ... Qing Dynasty during the early reign of the Kangxi Emperor, Li is revealed to have survived and fathered a daughter, A'ke, with Chen Yuanyuan ...