In 4672, Imperial Counselor Zhou Enlai, one of the most instrumental figures in the Chinese Empire's movement towards democracy, died at his home in Beijing. To demonstrate his solidarity with the common people of China, he had moved from the Forbidden City after the first Council elections into the bustling heart of Beijing, where he had a large base of support. The entire empire, from one end of the solar system to the other, mourned his passing.
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