a member of the Manchu speaking people of Mongolian race of Manchuria; related to the Tungus; conquered China in the 17th century
the last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries; during the Qing dynasty China was ruled by the Manchu
The name given to a people who lived for many centuries in Manchuria and adjacent areas and who in the 17th century conquered China and ruled that country for more than 250 years.
Also known as the Jurchen, a people who lived northeast of the Great Wall of China, in the area now known as Manchuria; when civil disturbances weakened the authority of the Ming emperor, the Manchu, with the assistance of some from inside China, took control of Beijing and founded a new empire. Their dynasty known as the QING or Manchu dynasty lasted from 1644 to 1911.
An ethnic group of agriculturists descended from nomadic tribesmen who took control of China in 1644.
a people who lived in what is now northeastern China for many centuries. Until 1636, they were known as the Jurchen. From 1644 to 1912, China was ruled by emperors of Manchu ancestry. Cf. QING.
The Manchu (Manchu: Manju; , Mongolian: ÐœÐ°Ð½Ð¶) are a Tungusic people who originated in Manchuria (today's Northeast China). During Manchu's rise to power in the seventeenth century, they conquered Ming Dynasty China and founded the Qing Dynasty in its place. The Qing Dynasty ruled China until its abolition in 1912 in the Chinese Xinhai Revolution, which established the Republic of China in its place.
The Siberian Elm U. pumila cultivar Manchu is a strain raised by Stewarts Nurseries, Sutherland, Saskatchewan, circa 1951 from seed collected by Mr Ptitsin from near Harbin, China, and found to be quite hardy in Saskatchewan. It was superseded in the USA by Dropmore.