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Emperor’s relative wants looted treasures returned

Guangzhou Daily: The last emperor’s cousin Aisin Gioro Zhoudi is the plaintiff in a lawsuit against an auction of treasures looted from the Old Summer Palace.

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An Imperial Personality

This is Mr. Aisin Gioro Zhoudi (爱新觉罗·州迪), who claims to be a distant relative of Puyi, the last emperor of China. Having spent time living in both Taiwan and Hong Kong, he has worked as a bus driver and fortune-teller, but now he seems to be spending most of his time at home in Guangzhou. He’s in the news this week for his willingness to undergo a DNA test to prove his link to the royal family, although it does not seem that many people are doubting him.

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