Dorgon

Dorgon (Manchu: ; literally "badger" in Manchu; 17 November 1612 – 31 December 1650) was a Manchu prince and regent of the early Qing Dynasty.

Read more about Dorgon:  Early Life, Rise To Power, Death, Posthumous Demotion and Restoration, Family

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Jirgalang
... the young Shunzhi Emperor's two co-regents, but he soon yielded most political power to co-regent Dorgon in October 1644 ... Dorgon eventually purged him of his regent title in 1647 ... After Dorgon died in 1650, Jirgalang led an effort to clean the government of Dorgon's supporters ...
The "Jirgalang Faction" (1651-1655)
... called the "Jirgalang faction" was composed of Manchu princes and nobles who had opposed Dorgon and who returned to power after the latter died on ... Concerned that Dorgon's brother Ajige may try to succeed Dorgon, Jirgalang and his group arrested Ajige in early 1651 ...
Shunzhi Emperor - Transition and Personal Rule (1651–1661) - Purging Dorgon's Clique
... Dorgon's unexpected death on 31 December 1650 during a hunting trip triggered a period of fierce factional struggles and opened the way for deep political reforms ... Because Dorgon's supporters were still influential at court, Dorgon was given an imperial funeral and was posthumously elevated to imperial status as the "Righteous Emperor" (yi huangdi ... however, several officers of the White Banners led by former Dorgon supporter Ubai arrested Dorgon's brother Ajige for fear he would proclaim himself as the new regent Ubai and his officers ...
Shunzhi Emperor - Dorgon's Regency (1643–1650) - Settling in The Capital
... instead of meeting Wu Sangui and the Ming heir apparent, they saw Dorgon, a horseriding Manchu with his shaved forehead, present himself as the Prince Regent ... In the midst of this upheaval, Dorgon installed himself in the Wuying Palace (武英殿), the only building that remained more or less intact after Li Zicheng had set fire to the palace complex on 3 ... as he claimed to have come to avenge the Ming, Dorgon ordered that all claimants to the Ming throne (including descendants of the last Ming emperor) should be ...