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Republic of China (The Purple Mantle)

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Republic of China
中華民國 (Chung-hua Min-kuo)
Timeline: The Purple Mantle

OTL equivalent: China plus several Asian countries and territories
Flag of the Republic of China Republic of China National Emblem
Anthem "National Anthem of the Republic of China"
Capital Peking
Largest city Nanking
Language Chinese
Demonym Chinese
Government Unitary parliamentary under a Single-Party State
  legislature National Assembly
President Sun Li Yankai
Area 11,077,380 km² 
Population 911,021,000 
Established 1912
Independence from Imperial China
Currency Yuan
Time Zone UTC +8 hours
Internet TLD .cn

Preceded by the Qing Dynasty, almost was succeeded by the Communist Chinese regime in 1949, however, the parliamentary system has survived.


1899: The Boxer Rebellion takes place in the Qing Empire, causing a massive European intervention over the empire territories.

1901: The Aztec-Inka intervention manages to finish the conflict, improving the Chinese situation.

1904: The Russo-Japanese War, begins over the Korea and Manchurian territories.

1905: The War finishes, resulting in the Annexation of Manchuria by the Russian Empire and Dalian by the Byzantine Kingdom, whom intervened in the last moment.

1911: after over two thousand years of imperial rule, a republic was established in China and the monarchy overthrown by a group of revolutionaries. The so-called Beiyang government (a series of Warlord Military and Collective regimes) controlled the nation until 1928.

1912: Creation of the Republic of China, and official recognition by the world's nations.

1928: The Nationalist led by Chiang Kai-shek takes over the power and inaugurates a new era.

  • Expulsion of the Communist Party.

1938: The Manchurian War begins (OTL: Second Sino-Japanese War), when The Empire of Japan invades the Chinese territories of Taiwan and Fujian in order to expand its "vital area". However, the Russians and Byzantines decide to intervene in order to defend its local interests.

1940: A Communist uprising is jointly defeated in China by the European Forces, after a failed alliance with the Kuomintang (Nationalist Party).

  • Mao Zedong is killed along with his troops in the Changchun City.
  • The Aztec attack the Eastern Japanese shores, to defend its Chinese allies.

1942: The Empire of Japan is defeated and China, Russia and the Byzantines retrieve their territories.



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