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Battle of Shanghai (1861)

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The Battle of Shanghai (太平軍二攻上海) was a major engagement of the Taiping Rebellion that occurred from June 1861 to July 1862. [1]

40 relations: Auguste Léopold Protet, Beijing, Brigadier, Chen Kunshu, Cheng Xueqi, Chinese calendar, Circuit (administrative division), Ever Victorious Army, Frederick Townsend Ward, Green Standard Army, Hong Rengan, Hong Xiuquan, Huai Army, James Hope (Royal Navy officer), Jiading District, Jiangsu, Jinshan District, Kunshan, Lai Wenguang, Li Hongzhang, Li Rongfa, Li Xiucheng, Lieutenant general, Liu Mingchuan, Major general, Nanhui District, Philippines, Pontoon bridge, Pudong, Qing dynasty, Qingpu District, Second French Empire, Shanghai, Songjiang Town, Suzhou, Taicang, Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, Taiping Rebellion, Tan Shaoguang, Zhejiang.

Auguste Léopold Protet

Auguste Léopold Protet (1808–62) was a French Navy admiral.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Brigadier

Brigadier is a military rank, the seniority of which depends on the country.

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Chen Kunshu

Chen Kunshu (died May 1864), prominent military leader of the Taiping Rebellion, and known during his military tenure as the King of Hu (護王) (means Prince Protector).

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Cheng Xueqi

Cheng Xueqi (courtesy name Fangzhong 方忠; born in Tongcheng Anhui, (1828–1864) was a general of the Taiping Rebellion who surrendered to the Qing dynasty in 1861 with Ding Ruchang. He was an eminent Han Chinese official and a Captain General in the army of the late Qing dynasty. He led the Huai Army to fight effectively against the Taiping rebels and helped to restore the stability of Qing, along with other prominent figures, including Li Hongzhang and Zeng Guofan, setting the scene for the successful defense of Shanghai and the Suzhou Massacre POW Incident. The Tongzhi Emperor praised Cheng as "intelligent and brave".

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Chinese calendar

The traditional Chinese calendar (official Chinese name: Rural Calendar, alternately Former Calendar, Traditional Calendar, or Lunar Calendar) is a lunisolar calendar which reckons years, months and days according to astronomical phenomena.

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Circuit (administrative division)

A circuit was a historical political division of China and is a historical and modern administrative unit in Japan.

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Ever Victorious Army

The Ever Victorious Army was the name given to an imperial army in late-19th-century China.

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Frederick Townsend Ward

Frederick Townsend Ward (November 29, 1831September 22, 1862) was an American sailor and soldier of fortune known for his military service in Imperial China during the Taiping Rebellion.

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Green Standard Army

The Green Standard Army (Manchu: niowanggiyan turun i kūwaran) was the name of a category of military units under the control of Qing dynasty China.

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Hong Rengan

Hong Rengan (1822 – 23 November 1864) was an important leader of the Taiping Rebellion.

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Hong Xiuquan

Hong Xiuquan (洪秀全) (1 January 1814 – 1 June 1864), born Hong Huoxiu and with the courtesy name Renkun, was a Hakka Chinese leader of the Taiping Rebellion against the Qing Dynasty.

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Huai Army

The Huai Army, named for the Huai River, was a Qing dynasty military force raised to contain the Taiping Rebellion in 1862.

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James Hope (Royal Navy officer)

Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Hope, GCB (3 March 1808 – 9 June 1881) was a Royal Navy officer.

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Jiading District

Jiading is a suburban district of Shanghai.

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Jiangsu

Jiangsu, formerly romanized as Kiangsu, is an eastern-central coastal province of the People's Republic of China.

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Jinshan District

Jinshan District, is a suburban district of southwestern Shanghai, neighboring Zhejiang province and Hangzhou Bay.

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Kunshan

Kunshan is a county-level city in southeastern Jiangsu Province, bordering Shanghai to the east.

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Lai Wenguang

Lai Wenguang (賴文光, 1827–1868), born in Mei County (now Meixian District), Guangdong, and later worked in Guangxi, was an eminent military leader of the Taiping Rebellion and Nian Rebellion, and known during his military tenure as the King of Zun (遵王) ("believe God").

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Li Hongzhang

Li Hongzhang, Marquess Suyi (also romanised as Li Hung-chang) (15 February 1823 – 7 November 1901),, was a Chinese politician, general and diplomat of the late Qing dynasty.

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Li Rongfa

Li Rongfa (1845–1891) was an eminent military leader of the Taiping Rebellion, and known during his military tenure as King of Zhong the second (忠二王) He was the second son of Li Xiucheng.

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Li Xiucheng

Li Xiucheng (1823 – August 7, 1864) was a military commander during the Taiping Rebellion.

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Lieutenant general

Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.

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Liu Mingchuan

Liu Mingchuan (1836–1896), courtesy name Xingsan, was a Chinese official who lived in the mid-Qing dynasty.

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Major general

Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.

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Nanhui District

Nanhui District, formerly romanized as Nanhwei, was a district of Shanghai until it was merged into Pudong New Area in May 2009.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Pontoon bridge

A pontoon bridge (or ponton bridge), also known as a floating bridge, uses floats or shallow-draft boats to support a continuous deck for pedestrian and vehicle travel.

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Pudong

Pudong is a district of Shanghai located east of the Huangpu River across from the historic city center of Shanghai in Puxi.

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Qing dynasty

The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.

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Qingpu District

Qingpu District, is a suburban district of Shanghai Municipality.

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Second French Empire

The French Second Empire (Second Empire) was the Imperial Bonapartist regime of Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870, between the Second Republic and the Third Republic, in France.

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Shanghai

Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.

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Songjiang Town

Songjiang (Chinese: t, s, p Sōngjiāng Zhèn; Shanghainese: Son1-kaon1 Tsen3), formerly romanized as Sungkiang, was a large town and the seat of Songjiang County in Shanghai.

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Suzhou

Suzhou (Wu Chinese), formerly romanized as Soochow, is a major city located in southeastern Jiangsu Province of East China, about northwest of Shanghai.

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Taicang

Taicang is a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Suzhou, Jiangsu province.

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Taiping Heavenly Kingdom

The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, officially the Heavenly Kingdom of Great Peace, was an oppositional state in China from 1851 to 1864, supporting the overthrow of the Qing dynasty by Hong Xiuquan and his followers.

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Taiping Rebellion

The Taiping Rebellion, also known as the Taiping Civil War or the Taiping Revolution, was a massive rebellion or total civil war in China that was waged from 1850 to 1864 between the established Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom under Hong Xiuquan.

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Tan Shaoguang

Tan Shaoguang (1835 – December 1, 1863) was a military leader of the Taiping Rebellion.

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Zhejiang

, formerly romanized as Chekiang, is an eastern coastal province of China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Shanghai_(1861)

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