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15 July 2015

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Qu Yuan

Qu Yuan (340 BC - 278 BC) was a Chinese patriotic poet from south Chu during the Warring States Period. His works are mostly found in an anthology of poetry known as Chu Ci. His death is commemorated on Duan Wu, commonly known as the Dragon Boat F...

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Zeng Guofan

Zeng Guofan (original name:Zeng Zicheng; posthumous name:Wenzheng; created Marquis Yiyong of the First Class; November 21, 1811-March 12, 1872) was an eminent Han Chinese official, military general and devout Confucian scholar of the late Qing Dyn...

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Zuo Zongtang

Zuo Zongtang was born on November 10, 1812, into a poor family in Xiangyin County, Hunan.

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Tan Sitong

Tan Sitong (1865-1898), courtesy name Fusheng, pseudonym Zhuangfei, was an eminent Chinese revolutionist in the late Qing Dynasty who supported liberal reform.

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Tang Qunying

Tang Qunying, the third daughter of Tang Shaohuan, a general of the Qing Dynasty, was born on Dec 8, 1871 in Hengshan County, Hunan. She was the first female member of the Chinese Revolutionary Alliance and served as a leader in the earlier femini...

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Huang Xing

Huang Xing or Huang Hsing (October 25, 1874-October 31, 1916), Chinese revolutionary leader, militarist and statesman, was born in Changsha and became the first army commander-in-chief of the Republic of China.

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Song Jiaoren

Song Jiaoren (1882-1913, Courtesy name Dunchu), born in Taoyuan County, Hunan Province, was a Chinese republican revolutionary, political leader and a founder of the Kuomintang.

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Jiang Yiwu

Jiang Yiwu (1885-1913), also known as Baobo, or Bokui, was born in Lixian County, Hunan Province.

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