1857 in China
Events from the year 1857 in China.
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History of China • Timeline • Years
- Xianfeng Emperor (7th year)
- Canton — Gin Chow, (1857 – 1933) Chinese immigrant who gained fame in California as a prophet and fortune teller able to predict the weather and other natural events
- Penang, British Malaya — Gu Hongming, (1857 – 1928) was a British Malaya born Chinese man of letters. He also used the pen name "Amoy Ku", later served in the Qing government
- Chengdu — Li Donghai, (1857–1938) a traditional Chinese medicine practitioner
- October 18, Dantu, Jiangsu — Liu E, (1858-1909) writer, archaeologist and politician of the late Qing Dynasty
- Gansu — Ma Qixi (1857–1914; 馬啟西), a Hui from Gansu, was the founder of the Xidaotang, a Chinese-Islamic school of thought
- Hefei, Anhui — Li Jingxi (李經羲; 1857-?) politician in the Republic of China. He was the Premier of State Council in May–July 1917.
- 20 September 1857 — Imperial Noble Consort Gongsu (1857 – 1921) consort of the Tongzhi Emperor of the Qing dynasty
- Jiangsu — Mary Tape (1857–1934) was a desegregation activist who fought for Chinese-Americans' access to education, notably in the case Tape v. Hurley in 1885
- November 23 — Ren Xiong (Chinese: 任熊; 1823 – 1857) painter from Xiaoshan, Zhejiang
- Further Papers Relating to the Proceedings of Her Majesty's Naval Forces at Canton. London: Harrison and Sons. 1857. pp. 27–31.