1847 in China
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Events from the year 1847 in China.
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History of China • Timeline • Years
- Daoguang Emperor (27th year)
- Viceroy of Zhili — Nergingge
- Viceroy of Min-Zhe — Yang Yizeng
- Viceroy of Huguang — Yutai
- Viceroy of Shaan-Gan — ?
- Viceroy of Liangguang — Qiying
- Viceroy of Yun-Gui — Lin Zexu, Lin Xingyuan
- Viceroy of Sichuan — Qishan
- Viceroy of Liangjiang:
- Bichang (21 January 1845 - 30 April 1847)
- Lu Jianying (8 March 1847 - 30 April 1847, Stand-in as Provincial Governor of Jiangsu)
- Li Xingyuan (30 April 1847 – 26 April 1849, Left office due to illness)
- March — Treaty of Canton, the first treaty made between Sweden-Norway and the Chinese Empire
- August 27 — Hong Xiuquan returned to the Thistle Mountains from Hua County, the God Worshipers numbered over 2,000. At this time, most God Worshippers were peasants and miners.
- The Presbyterian Church of England founded and resolved to establish a mission in China. The Rev. William Chalmers Burns went first to Hong Kong and then to Amoy
- American Methodist Episcopal Society (North) entered the field of China
- Au Fung-Chi (1847–1914), the secretary of the Hong Kong Department of Chinese Affairs
- Liljevalch, Carl Fredrik. (1848). Chinas handel: industri och Statsforfattning, p. 22., p. 22, at Google Books
- Jonathan D. Spence, God's Chinese Son 95 (1996)
- Franz H. Michael, The Taiping Rebellion: History 31 (1966)
- Martin, Robert Montgomery. China, Political, Commercial, and Social, 2 vols. 1847.