Michał Boym
Michał Piotr Boym (Chinese: 卜彌格; pinyin: Bǔ Mígé; c. 1612–1659) was a Polish scientist, explorer and a Jesuit missionary to China. He is notable as one of the first westerners to travel within...
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Green Lake (Kunming)
102°42′8.2″E / 25.0504194°N 102.702278°E / 25.0504194; 102.702278Green Lake Park, or Cui Hu Park (simplified Chinese: 翠湖公园; traditional Chinese: 翠湖公園; pinyin: Cuìh...
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Wanping Fortress
Wanping Fortress, also known as Wanping Castle (Chinese: 宛平城; pinyin: Wǎnpíng Chéng), is a Ming Dynasty fortress or "walled city" in Beijing. It was erected in 1638–1640, with the purpose of d...
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Manchu conquest of China
The Qing conquest of the Ming, also known as the Ming–Qing transition was a period of conflict between the Qing dynasty, established by Manchu clan Aisin Gioro in Manchuria (contemporary Northeastern ...
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Yuan Shizhong
Yuan Shizhong (?-1643) is a rebel leader in 1640's, the later Ming Dynasty, China. A Henan native, he gathered a peasant army against the Ming government. In 1643, he briefly joined Li Zicheng, but le...
Joachim Bouvet
Joachim Bouvet (Chinese: 白晋 or 白進, courtesy name: 明远) (July 18, 1656 – October 9, 1730) was a French Jesuit who worked in China, and the leading member of the Figurist movement.
Born at Le Man...
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Robert Jacquinot de Besange
Robert de Besange (Jacquinot de Besange) (15 March 1878 – 10 September 1946) was a French Jesuit who set up a successful model of safety zones that saved over half a million Chinese people during Worl...
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Wang Daiyu
Wáng Dàiyú (simplified Chinese: 王袋舆; traditional Chinese: 王袋輿; pinyin: Wáng Dàiyú; Wade–Giles: Wang Tai-yü) (ca. 1570 - ca. 1660) was a Chinese Muslim (Hui) scholar. His given name wa...
Ma Laichi
Ma Laichi (1681? – 1766?), (simplified Chinese: 马来迟; traditional Chinese: 馬來遲; pinyin: Mǎ Láichí; Wade–Giles: Ma Lai-chih) also known as Abu 'l-Futūh Ma Laichi, was a Chinese Su...
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Zhang Xianzhong
Zhang Xianzhong or Chang Hsien-chung (September 18, 1606 – January 2, 1647), nicknamed Yellow Tiger, was a leader of a peasant revolt from Yan'an, Shaanxi Province and he later conquered Sichuan in th...
Revolt of the Three Feudatories
The Revolt of the Three Feudatories (Chinese: 三藩之亂) was a rebellion in the Qing Dynasty during the reign of the Kangxi Emperor. The revolt was led by the three lords of the fiefdoms in Yunnan, Gua...
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Qin Liangyu
Qin Liangyu (Chinese: 秦良玉; pinyin: Qín Liángyù; 1574–1648) was a female general who fought the Manchus as they invaded China at the end of the Ming dynasty.
Qin Liangyu was born in Zhong C...