1857 in China

Events from the year 1857 in China.

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1857
in
China

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See also:Other events of 1857
History of China  • Timeline  • Years

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BirthsEdit

  • 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 MalayaGu 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
  • ChengduLi 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
  • GansuMa Qixi (1857–1914; 馬啟西), a Hui from Gansu, was the founder of the Xidaotang, a Chinese-Islamic school of thought
  • Hefei, AnhuiLi Jingxi (李經羲; 1857-?) politician in the Republic of China. He was the Premier of State Council in May–July 1917.[1]
  • 20 September 1857 — Imperial Noble Consort Gongsu (1857 – 1921) consort of the Tongzhi Emperor of the Qing dynasty
  • JiangsuMary Tape (1857–1934) was a desegregation activist who fought for Chinese-Americans' access to education, notably in the case Tape v. Hurley in 1885

DeathsEdit

  • November 23 — Ren Xiong (Chinese: 任熊; 1823 – 1857) painter from Xiaoshan, Zhejiang

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