China History ImagesMagazineChina Magazine 10 beautiful old pictures of Mongolia in 1913 By China Underground - March 15, 2013 0 905 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Mongolia declared its independence from China in 1911. Soon it became a protectorate of the Russian Empire. After only 1 year, Russian Empire recognized suzerainty of China over Mongolia. Images were taken by photographer Stefan Passe in 1913. The first picture portraits a woman sentenced to starvation death. Source: Englishrussia Enter your email address to subscribe to China-underground and receive notifications of new posts by email. First Name Last Name Email address: Like this:Like Loading... Related Liked it? Take a second to support China Underground on Patreon!