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Nationalist Government Safeguards China's Sovereignty over Tibet (1912 ~ 1949)

The Nationalist Government Safeguards China's Sovereignty over Tibet

From 1912 to 1949 -- The Nationalist Government Safeguards China's Sovereignty over Tibet

In 1912, after the founding of the Republic of China, the central government termed itself a republic of five nationalities - Han, Manchu, Mongolian, Hui, and Tibetan, with a unified territory and the Provisional Constitution of the Republic of China stipulated. 

The territories of the Republic of China include twenty-two provinces as well as Inner and Outer Mongolia, Tibet, and Qinghai.

In 1912, the title of the 13th Dalai Lama was restored and "the Loyally Submissive Vicegerent, Great, Good, Self-Existent Buddha of West Heaven" was decreed by the president of the Republic of China.

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