Liang Province Rebellion
The Liang Province Rebellion of 184 to 189 started as an insurrection of the Qiang peoples against the Han dynasty in the western province of Liang (Liangzhou, 涼州, more-or-less today's Wuwei, in Gansu...
Siege of Jicheng
The Siege of Jicheng was a part of the campaign Ma Chao initiated in an attempt to retake Liang Province after the coalition of Guanxi (west of Hangu Pass) was defeated at the Battle of Tong Pass in t...
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Siwa culture
Siwa culture (also 'Siba'; Chinese: 寺洼文化; pinyin: Sìwā wénhuà) was a Bronze Age culture in the Gansu province of China. It was first discovered at Mount Siwa (寺洼山) in Lintao County, hence its ...
Banshan
Banshan was a phase of the Chinese Neolithic Yangshao culture, circa 2600 BC to 2300 BC. The Banshan site is in Guanghe County, Gansu.In 1923 and 1924, Swedish scholar J. G. Anderson discovered the si...
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2011 China floods
The 2011 China floods are a series of floods from June to September 2011 that occurred in central and southern parts of the People's Republic of China. They were caused by heavy rain that inundated po...
Jiabiangou
Jiabiangou Labor Camp (Chinese: 夹边沟; pinyin: Jiābiāngōu; literally: "wedged between ditches") is a former farm labor camp (laogai) located in the area under the administration of Jiuquan C...
Meridian Ridge Campaign
The Meridian Ridge Campaign (simplified Chinese: 子午岭战役; traditional Chinese: 子午嶺戰役; pinyin: Zǐwǔlǐng zhànyì) was a series of battles fought between the nationalists and the communists in t...
Battle of Jieting
The Battle of Jieting was fought between the states of Cao Wei and Shu Han in 228 during the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history. The battle was part of the first Northern Expedition led by Shu's...
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Battle of Mount Qi
The Battle of Mount Qi was a military conflict which took place around Mount Qi (祁山; the mountainous regions around present-day Li County, Longnan, Gansu) between the states of Cao Wei and Shu Han in ...
Bai Lang Rebellion
The Bai Lang Rebellion, was a Chinese "bandit" rebellion that lasted from mid-1913 to late-1914. Launched against the Republican government of Yuan Shikai, the rebellion was led by Bai Lang (which ca...
Hexi Corridor
Hexi Corridor (Chinese: 河西走廊; pinyin: Hexi Zoulang; Wade–Giles: Ho-hsi Tsou-lang) or Gansu Corridor refers to the historical route in Gansu province of China. As part of the Northern Silk...
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1490 Ch'ing-yang event
The Ch'ing-yang event of 1490 (also Ch'ing-yang, Chi-ing-yang or Chíing-yang meteor shower) is a presumed meteor shower in the Qìngyáng (Ch'ing-Yang, simplified Chinese: 庆阳; traditional Chinese...
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Kayue culture
Kayue culture (Chinese 卡 约 文化 / 卡 约 文化, Kǎyuē Wenhua) was a Bronze Age culture in Northwest China in the area of the upper reaches of the Huang He (Yellow River) and its tributary Huang Shui (Tib. Tso...
2008 Longnan riot
The 2008 Longnan riot was a protest that turned into a riot involving thousands of people in Longnan, Gansu, People's Republic of China.
The state media did not explain the source of the unrest, t...
Dungan revolt (1895–96)
The Dungan Revolt (1895–96) was a rebellion of various Chinese Muslim ethnic groups in Qinghai and Gansu against the Qing dynasty, that originated because of a violent dispute between two Sufi orders...
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2011 Gansu school bus crash
On November 16, 2011, a school bus run by a private kindergarten collided head-on with a coal truck in Gansu province, China. 19 children were killed, as were 2 adults. The bus was originally a nine...
Muslim conflict in Gansu (1927–30)
Muslim Conflict in Gansu was when a coalition of Muslim Generals broke out in revolt against the Guominjun in 1927. Prominent among the rebels was Ma Tingxiang, the son of the General Ma Anliang, who ...
Heshui Campaign
Heshui Campaign (simplified Chinese: 合水战役; traditional Chinese: 合水戰役; pinyin: Héshuǐ zhànyì), consisted of several fierce battles fought between the communists and the nationalist Ma cliqu...
Tang Dynasty
The Tang dynasty (T'ang Dynasty) (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Táng cháo; [tʰɑ̌ŋ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ]; Middle Chinese: Dâng) (618–907 AD) was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and foll...
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Qijia culture
The Qijia culture (2400 BC - 1900 BC) was an early Bronze Age culture distributed around the upper Yellow River region of Gansu (centered in Lanzhou) and eastern Qinghai, China. It is regarded as one ...
Lanzhou Campaign
Lanzhou Campaign (simplified Chinese: 兰州战役; traditional Chinese: 蘭州戰役; pinyin: Lánzhōu zhànyì) was a series battle fought between the nationalists and the communists for the control of the...
Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (simplified Chinese: 汉朝; traditional Chinese: 漢朝; pinyin: Hàn Cháo; Wade–Giles: Han Ch'ao; [xân tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯], 206 BC – 220 AD) was the second imperial dynasty of C...
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2010 Gansu mudslide
104°22′E / 33.783°N 104.367°E / 33.783; 104.367The 2010 Gansu mudslide was a deadly mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China that occurred at 12 ...