Events from the year 1820 in China.
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History of China • Timeline • Years
- Jiaqing Emperor (25th year)
- April 1 — Benjamin Chew Wilcocks becomes Consul of the United States at the Port of Canton
- September — Jiaqing Emperor died suddenly of unknown causes. Mianning inherited the throne at the age of 38, becoming the Daoguang Emperor. He became the first Qing emperor who was the eldest legitimate son of his father
- Americans and Macao: Trade, Smuggling, and Diplomacy on the South China Coast edited by Paul A. Van Dyke