Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period 1644-1912, Volume 2

By Arthur W. Hummel

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Contributors contain: okay. Biggerstaff, H. Dubs, J.K. Fairbank, Fang Chao-ying, L.C.Goodrich, Hu Shih, T.Numata, E. Swisher, Teng Ssu-yu, C.M. Wilbur, H. Wilhelm. Hummel’s biographical dictionary is still the one critical reference software for chinese language heritage for the reason that 1644. It used to be first released in 1943–44. ‘The most sensible historical past of China of the final three hundred years’ – Hu Shih.

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Whilst the Boxer uprising and Yuan dynasties. The identify, Chih-pu-tsu broke out (1900) Shou-fu urged Jung-lu [q. v. ] chai (Know-your-deficiencies Studio), was once deto strength the Kansu military, below the command of rived from a sentence within the checklist of Rites (LiTung Fu-. hsiang (see below Jung-lu), to evacuate chi XVI, three) which reads: Hsileh jan-hou chih-puPeking in order that those troops wouldn't come into tsu 4'~fl~~J:E. "After learning, one is familiar with clash with these of the international powers. Jung- one's deficiencies".

G';fj H. li&l, ffiJil, unique ming ~fp, 1844-1927). [1/508/3b; 3/441/6a; 7/44/lla; 20/4/00; Fang :IJJilli, ~fi~~3tl; Wan-shan hua-shih w~n-kao 5/lb; Chang Hui-yen [q. v. ], Ming-k'o w~n pu-pien M. l:/21a; Ma Tsung-huo Afi*lf. W:#flil Shu-lin tsao-chien (1915) 21/5a; Arigaya Seido, . :;tjfS1F';tl:~. +ftiit Shina shodo-shi gaisetsu (1930) pp. 538-545. ] Li-ch'ien HmoMu MoMosE TtNG T'ing-chen ~J! tj{ (T. *i. ffll H. ffl«j! )), Jan. 26, 1776-1846, Apr. 15, respectable, used to be a local of Nanking. His kin got here initially from Shou-chou, Anhwei.

Tl. l (nephew of Chang Lo-hsing), Niu Hung tfiJl:, and others. Seng-ko-lin-ch'in pursued them over the borders of Anhwei, Honan, Hupeh and likewise elements of Shantung, getting better S(lveral towns and killing a few of the top rebels. In 1864 an extra princedom of the 3rd measure used to be given to him. In 1865 he pursued the bandits from Honan to Shantung, marching a couple of hundred Zi an afternoon for over a month. significantly fatigued, Seng-ko-linch'in used to be ambushed through the bandits and killed at a spot fifteen li northwest of Ts'ao-chou, Shantung.

T. ~Ji H. :{itt, posthumous identify ? )CY/fii, d. 1858, age ninety five sui), was once a chin-shih of 1801 who served as a vice-president of the Board of struggle (1821-22), of the Board of Civil Appointments (1822-35), and of the Board of Ceremonies (1835-36). After his retirement in 1836, Tu :It remained within the capital and loved a wealthy and venerated existence for twenty-two years. Tu Shou-t'ien turned a chin-shih with excessive honors in 1823, was once chosen a bachelor within the Hanlin Academy, and was once later named a compiler. For the following 13 years he stuffed a variety of posts, together with a time period as commissioner of schooling in Shansi (1833-35).

In 1705 he was once promoted to the placement of director of the court docket of the Imperial Stud. yet due to his lack of ability to avoid pillaging via a few infantrymen in Hunan, whilst he was once monetary commissioner of that province, he used to be discharged from his submit in 1706. In a number of months Shih was once recalled and appointed Governor of Shun-t'ien-fu, preserving that place while he was once promoted to the vice-presidency of the Censorate 3 years later. In 1710 he was once made vice-president of the Board of profit after which put in command of the Peking granaries.

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