Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Taiping Rebellion

Index 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. [1]

172 relations: Amy Tan, Anhui, Anti-Qing sentiment, Arms industry, Auguste Léopold Protet, Bai people, Battle of Anqing, Battle of Jiangnan (1860), Battle of Shanghai (1861), Beijing, Black Flag Army, Boxer Rebellion, British Empire, Buddhism, Cantonese, Cantonese people, Charles George Gordon, Chen Yucheng, China, China Central Television, Chinese folk religion, Chinese sovereign, Christian, Christianity, Christianity in China, Chulalongkorn, Civil war, Communist Party of China, Concubinage, Confucianism, Decentralization, Du Wenxiu, Dungan Revolt (1862–77), Empress Dowager Cixi, Encyclopædia Britannica, Ever Victorious Army, Famine, Feng Yunshan, First Opium War, Flashman and the Dragon, Foot binding, Frances Wood, Franz H. Michael, Frederick Townsend Ward, Fujian, Gansu, George MacDonald Fraser, George Moule, God the Father, God Worshipping Society, ..., Green Standard Army, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guanwen, Guerrilla warfare, Guiping, Guizhou, Hakka people, Han Chinese, Hangzhou, Hani people, Harry Flashman, Haw wars, Historical fiction, Hong Kong, Hong Rengan, Hong Tianguifu, Hong Xiuquan, Hosea Ballou Morse, Hubei, Hui people, Hunan, Imperial examination, Islam in China, Issachar Jacox Roberts, Jürgen Osterhammel, Jesus, Jian Youwen, Jiangnan Daying, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jintian Uprising, Joshua A. Fogel, Julia Lovell, Kachin people, Lan Xang, Lao language, Li Hongzhang, Li people, Li Shixian, Li Xiucheng, Lisa See, List of rebellions in China, List of revolutions and rebellions, List of wars and anthropogenic disasters by death toll, Liu Yongfu, Ma Hualong, Manchu people, Mandarin (novel), Mary C. Wright, Memorialization, Miao Rebellion (1854–73), Militia, Millenarianism, Min Chinese, Ming Palace, Nanjing, Nepalese–Tibetan War, Nian Rebellion, Ningbo, Northern Expedition (Taiping Rebellion), Oxford, Panthay Rebellion, Philip A. Kuhn, Plague (disease), Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, Qin Rigang, Qing dynasty, Rebellion, Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom, Religious persecution, Republic of Formosa, Revive China Society, Robert Elegant, Scholar-official, Second Opium War, Sengge Rinchen, Shan people, Shangdi, Shi Dakai, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Social revolution, Southern Baptist Convention, Sun Yat-sen, Suzhou, Tai peoples, Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, Taoism, The Flashman Papers, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (TV series), The Warlords, Theocracy, Third Battle of Nanking, Tian Wang, Tianjing, Tianjing incident, Tonkin, Total war, Transition from Ming to Qing, Trinity, TVB, Twilight of a Nation, Vietnam, Wei Changhui, Western Expedition, Western world, Xianfeng Emperor, Xiang Army, Xiao Chaogui, Xinhai Revolution, Yang Xiuqing, Yangtze, Yong Ying, Yue Chinese, Zeng Guofan, Zhang Guoliang, Zhejiang, Zhuang languages, Zhuang people, Zuo Zongtang. Expand index (122 more) »

Amy Tan

Amy Tan (born February 19, 1952) is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese American experience.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Amy Tan · See more »


Anhui is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the eastern region of the country.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Anhui · See more »

Anti-Qing sentiment

Anti-Qing sentiment refers to a sentiment principally held in China against the Manchu ruling during the Qing dynasty (1644–1912), which was accused by a number of opponents of being barbarian.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Anti-Qing sentiment · See more »

Arms industry

The arms industry, also known as the defense industry or the arms trade, is a global industry responsible for the manufacturing and sales of weapons and military technology.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Arms industry · See more »

Auguste Léopold Protet

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

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Auguste Léopold Protet · See more »

Bai people

The Bai or Baip (Bai language: Baipho /pɛ̰˦˨xo̰˦/ (白和);; endonym pronounced) are an East Asian ethnic group.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Bai people · See more »

Battle of Anqing

The Battle of Anqing was a prolonged siege of the prefecture-level city of Anqing in Anhui, China, initiated by Hunan Army forces loyal to the Qing Dynasty against the armies of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Battle of Anqing · See more »

Battle of Jiangnan (1860)

The Battle of Jiangnan in 1860, also known as the Second Rout of the Jiangnan Army Group (18571860) was a battle between the Qing government's Green Standard Army and the army of the Taiping Rebellion.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Battle of Jiangnan (1860) · See more »

Battle of Shanghai (1861)

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.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Battle of Shanghai (1861) · See more »


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.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Beijing · See more »

Black Flag Army

The Black Flag Army was a splinter remnant of a bandit group recruited largely from soldiers of ethnic Zhuang background, who crossed the border in 1865 from Guangxi, China into Upper Tonkin, then part of the Empire of Annam (Central Vietnam).

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Black Flag Army · See more »

Boxer Rebellion

The Boxer Rebellion (拳亂), Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement (義和團運動) was a violent anti-foreign, anti-colonial and anti-Christian uprising that took place in China between 1899 and 1901, toward the end of the Qing dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Boxer Rebellion · See more »

British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and British Empire · See more »


Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Buddhism · See more »


The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Cantonese · See more »

Cantonese people

The Cantonese people are Han Chinese people originating from or residing in the provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi (together known as Liangguang), in southern mainland China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Cantonese people · See more »

Charles George Gordon

Major-General Charles George Gordon CB (28 January 1833 – 26 January 1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British Army officer and administrator.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Charles George Gordon · See more »

Chen Yucheng

Chen Yucheng (c. 1837May 1862), born Chen Picheng, was a Chinese general during the Taiping Rebellion and later served as the Heroic (Ying) Prince of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom in the later stages of the rebellion, his famous nickname was "Four-eyed Dog" because of two prominent moles below his eyes.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Chen Yucheng · See more »


China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and China · See more »

China Central Television

China Central Television (formerly Beijing Television), commonly abbreviated as CCTV, is the predominant state television broadcaster in the People's Republic of China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and China Central Television · See more »

Chinese folk religion

Chinese folk religion (Chinese popular religion) or Han folk religion is the religious tradition of the Han people, including veneration of forces of nature and ancestors, exorcism of harmful forces, and a belief in the rational order of nature which can be influenced by human beings and their rulers as well as spirits and gods.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Chinese folk religion · See more »

Chinese sovereign

The Chinese sovereign is the ruler of a particular period in ancient China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Chinese sovereign · See more »


A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Christian · See more »


ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Christianity · See more »

Christianity in China

Christianity in China appeared in the 7th century, during the Tang dynasty, but did not take root until it was reintroduced in the 16th century by Jesuit missionaries.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Christianity in China · See more »


Phra Bat Somdet Phra Poraminthra Maha Chulalongkorn Phra Chunla Chom Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาจุฬาลงกรณ์ พระจุลจอมเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว), or Rama V (20 September 1853 – 23 October 1910), was the fifth monarch of Siam under the House of Chakri.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Chulalongkorn · See more »

Civil war

A civil war, also known as an intrastate war in polemology, is a war between organized groups within the same state or country.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Civil war · See more »

Communist Party of China

The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Communist Party of China · See more »


Concubinage is an interpersonal and sexual relationship in which the couple are not or cannot be married.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Concubinage · See more »


Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Confucianism · See more »


Decentralization is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision-making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Decentralization · See more »

Du Wenxiu

Du Wenxiu (Xiao'erjing: ٔدُﻮْ وٌ ﺷِﯿَﻮْ ْ) (1823 to 1872) was the Chinese Muslim leader of the Panthay Rebellion, an anti-Qing revolt in China during the Qing dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Du Wenxiu · See more »

Dungan Revolt (1862–77)

The Dungan Revolt (1862–77) or Tongzhi Hui Revolt (Xiao'erjing: توْجِ حُوِ بِيًا/لُوًا, Тунҗы Хуэй Бян/Луан) or Hui (Muslim) Minorities War was a mainly ethnic and religious war fought in 19th-century western China, mostly during the reign of the Tongzhi Emperor (r. 1861–75) of the Qing dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Dungan Revolt (1862–77) · See more »

Empress Dowager Cixi

Empress Dowager Cixi1 (Manchu: Tsysi taiheo; 29 November 1835 – 15 November 1908), of the Manchu Yehenara clan, was a Chinese empress dowager and regent who effectively controlled the Chinese government in the late Qing dynasty for 47 years from 1861 until her death in 1908.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Empress Dowager Cixi · See more »

Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Encyclopædia Britannica · See more »

Ever Victorious Army

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

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Ever Victorious Army · See more »


A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including war, inflation, crop failure, population imbalance, or government policies.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Famine · See more »

Feng Yunshan

Feng Yunshan (1815 – June 10, 1852) was the South King of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, a distant cousin and early accomplice of Hong Xiuquan, and an important leader during the Taiping Rebellion against the Qing government.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Feng Yunshan · See more »

First Opium War

The First Opium War (第一次鴉片戰爭), also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between the United Kingdom and the Qing dynasty of China over their conflicting viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice in China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and First Opium War · See more »

Flashman and the Dragon

Flashman and the Dragon is a 1985 novel by George MacDonald Fraser.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Flashman and the Dragon · See more »

Foot binding

Foot binding was the custom of applying tight binding to the feet of young girls to modify the shape of their feet.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Foot binding · See more »

Frances Wood

Frances Wood (Chinese name Wú Fāngsī 吴芳思; born 1948) is an English librarian, sinologue and historian known for her writings on Chinese history, including Marco Polo, life in the Chinese treaty ports, and the First Emperor of China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Frances Wood · See more »

Franz H. Michael

Franz H. Michael (1907–1992) was a German-born American scholar of China, whose teaching career was spent at University of Washington, Seattle, and at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Michael's research began with publications concerning the Manchus in China, the Qing dynasty and the Taiping Rebellion against it.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Franz H. Michael · See more »

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.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Frederick Townsend Ward · See more »


Fujian (pronounced), formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, Fukien, and Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Fujian · See more »


Gansu (Tibetan: ཀན་སུའུ་ Kan su'u) is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the northwest of the country.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Gansu · See more »

George MacDonald Fraser

George MacDonald Fraser OBE FRSL (2 April 1925 – 2 January 2008) was a Scottish author who wrote historical novels, non-fiction books and several screenplays.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and George MacDonald Fraser · See more »

George Moule

George Evans Moule (January 28, 1828, Gillingham, Dorset – March 3, 1912, Auckland Castle) was an Anglican missionary in China and the first Anglican bishop of mid-China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and George Moule · See more »

God the Father

God the Father is a title given to God in various religions, most prominently in Christianity.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and God the Father · See more »

God Worshipping Society

The God Worshipping Society (拜上帝教) was a religious movement founded and led by Hong Xiuquan which drew on his own unique interpretation of Christianity and combined it with Chinese folk religion, faith in Shangdi, and other religious traditions.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and God Worshipping Society · See more »

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.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Green Standard Army · See more »


Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Guangdong · See more »


Guangxi (pronounced; Zhuang: Gvangjsih), officially the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is a Chinese autonomous region in South Central China, bordering Vietnam.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Guangxi · See more »


Guanwen (Manchu: guwanwen; created Count Yiyong of the First Class 勇毅一等伯) (1798 – 1871) courtesy name Xiufeng (秀峰), was a Manchu official, Grand Secretariat, military general, Viceroy of Zhili, Huguan and commander of the Army Group Central Plain during the late Qing Dynasty in China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Guanwen · See more »

Guerrilla warfare

Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Guerrilla warfare · See more »


Guiping is a county-level city in eastern Guangxi (pronounced), China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Guiping · See more »


Guizhou, formerly romanized as Kweichow, is a province of the People's Republic of China located in the southwestern part of the country.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Guizhou · See more »

Hakka people

The Hakkas, sometimes Hakka Han, are Han Chinese people whose ancestral homes are chiefly in the Hakka-speaking provincial areas of Guangdong, Fujian, Jiangxi, Guangxi, Sichuan, Hunan, Zhejiang, Hainan and Guizhou.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hakka people · See more »

Han Chinese

The Han Chinese,.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Han Chinese · See more »


Hangzhou (Mandarin:; local dialect: /ɦɑŋ tseɪ/) formerly romanized as Hangchow, is the capital and most populous city of Zhejiang Province in East China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hangzhou · See more »

Hani people

Yuanyang County, Yunnan Province. The Hani or Ho people (Hani: Haqniq;; Người Hà Nhì) are an ethnic group.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hani people · See more »

Harry Flashman

Sir Harry Paget Flashman is a fictional character created by Thomas Hughes (1822–1896) in the semi-autobiographical Tom Brown's School Days (1857) and later developed by George MacDonald Fraser (1925–2008).

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Harry Flashman · See more »

Haw wars

The Haw Wars (สงครามปราบฮ่อ) were fought against Chinese quasi-military forces invading parts of Tonkin and the Siam from 1865–1890.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Haw wars · See more »

Historical fiction

Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Historical fiction · See more »

Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hong Kong · See more »

Hong Rengan

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

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hong Rengan · See more »

Hong Tianguifu

Hong Tianguifu (23 November 1849 – 18 November 1864), also called Hong Tiangui and in Qing historical record, Hong Futian (洪福瑱 Hóng Fútiàn), was the second and last king of the Heavenly Kingdom of Taiping.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hong Tianguifu · See more »

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.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hong Xiuquan · See more »

Hosea Ballou Morse

Hosea Ballou Morse (18 July 1855 – 13 February 1934) was a Canadian-born American customs official and historian of China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hosea Ballou Morse · See more »


Hubei is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the Central China region.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hubei · See more »

Hui people

The Hui people (Xiao'erjing: خُوِذُو; Dungan: Хуэйзў, Xuejzw) are an East Asian ethnoreligious group predominantly composed of Han Chinese adherents of the Muslim faith found throughout China, mainly in the northwestern provinces of the country and the Zhongyuan region.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hui people · See more »


Hunan is the 7th most populous province of China and the 10th most extensive by area.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Hunan · See more »

Imperial examination

The Chinese imperial examinations were a civil service examination system in Imperial China to select candidates for the state bureaucracy.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Imperial examination · See more »

Islam in China

Islam in China has existed through 1,400 years of continuous interaction with Chinese society.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Islam in China · See more »

Issachar Jacox Roberts

Issachar Jacox Roberts (Chinese: 罗孝全 Luó Xiaòquán) (1802–1871) was a Southern Baptist missionary in Qing China notable for being in a direct contact with Hong Xiuquan and for denying him Christian baptism.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Issachar Jacox Roberts · See more »

Jürgen Osterhammel

Jürgen Osterhammel (born 1952 in Wipperfürth, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German historian.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Jürgen Osterhammel · See more »


Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Jesus · See more »

Jian Youwen

Jian Youwen (sometimes transliterated Jen Yu-wen or Kan Yau-man in older documents; 1896 – 1978) was a Chinese historian, public official, and sometime Methodist pastor, known in particular for his writings on the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Jian Youwen · See more »

Jiangnan Daying

Jiangnan DaYing (or the Army Group Jiangnan; (first: 1853 - 1856 and second: 1857 - 1860) was an army group in China. The Qing government raised the Green Standard Army to quell the Taiping Rebellion. Qing twice surrounded Nanjing (the capital of the Taiping Rebellion) and lost at last.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Jiangnan Daying · See more »


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

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Jiangsu · See more »


Jiangxi, formerly spelled as Kiangsi Gan: Kongsi) is a province in the People's Republic of China, located in the southeast of the country. Spanning from the banks of the Yangtze river in the north into hillier areas in the south and east, it shares a border with Anhui to the north, Zhejiang to the northeast, Fujian to the east, Guangdong to the south, Hunan to the west, and Hubei to the northwest. The name "Jiangxi" derives from the circuit administrated under the Tang dynasty in 733, Jiangnanxidao (道, Circuit of Western Jiangnan; Gan: Kongnomsitau). The short name for Jiangxi is 赣 (pinyin: Gàn; Gan: Gōm), for the Gan River which runs across from the south to the north and flows into the Yangtze River. Jiangxi is also alternately called Ganpo Dadi (贛鄱大地) which literally means the "Great Land of Gan and Po".

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Jiangxi · See more »

Jintian Uprising

The Jintian Uprising was an armed revolt formally declared by Hong Xiuquan on 11 January 1851 during the late Qing Dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Jintian Uprising · See more »

Joshua A. Fogel

Joshua A. Fogel (born 1950 in Brooklyn, New York; Chinese name: 傅佛果) is a Sinologist, historian, and translator who specializes in the history of modern China, especially on the cultural and political relations between China and Japan.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Joshua A. Fogel · See more »

Julia Lovell

Julia Lovell (born 1975), is a scholar and prize-winning author and translator about China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Julia Lovell · See more »

Kachin people

The Kachin people (Jingpho: Ga Hkyeng red soil), Jingpho Wunpong (Jingpho: Jinghpaw Wunpawng the Confederation of Jingpo) or simply Wunpong (the Confederation), are a confederation of ethnic groups who inhabit the Kachin Hills in northern Burma's Kachin State and neighbouring Yunnan Province, China, and Arunachal Pradesh, India.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Kachin people · See more »

Lan Xang

The Lao Kingdom of Lan Xang Hom Khao (ຮົ່ມຂາວ;; "Million Elephants and White Parasols") existed as a unified kingdom from 1354 to 1707.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Lan Xang · See more »

Lao language

Lao, sometimes referred to as Laotian (ລາວ 'Lao' or ພາສາລາວ 'Lao language') is a tonal language of the Kra–Dai language family.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Lao language · See more »

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.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Li Hongzhang · See more »

Li people

The Li (黎; pinyin: Lí) or Hlai are an ethnic group, the vast majority of whom live off the southern coast of mainland China on Hainan Island, where they are the largest minority ethnic group.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Li people · See more »

Li Shixian

Li Shixian (b. 1834 - d. 23 August 1865) was a pre-eminent military leader of the late Taiping Rebellion.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Li Shixian · See more »

Li Xiucheng

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

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Li Xiucheng · See more »

Lisa See

Lisa See is an American writer and novelist.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Lisa See · See more »

List of rebellions in China

This is an incomplete list of some of the rebellions, revolts and revolutions that have occurred in China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and List of rebellions in China · See more »

List of revolutions and rebellions

This is a list of revolutions and rebellions.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and List of revolutions and rebellions · See more »

List of wars and anthropogenic disasters by death toll

This is a list of wars and anthropogenic disasters by death toll.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and List of wars and anthropogenic disasters by death toll · See more »

Liu Yongfu

Liu Yongfu (1837–1917) was a Chinese soldier of fortune and commander of the celebrated Black Flag Army.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Liu Yongfu · See more »

Ma Hualong

Ma Hualong (died March 2, 1871), was the fifth leader (教主, jiaozhu) of the Jahriyya, a Sufi order (menhuan) in northwestern China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Ma Hualong · See more »

Manchu people

The Manchu are an ethnic minority in China and the people from whom Manchuria derives its name.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Manchu people · See more »

Mandarin (novel)

Mandarin is a Robert Elegant historical novel published by Simon & Schuster in 1983.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Mandarin (novel) · See more »

Mary C. Wright

Mary Clabaugh Wright (born Mary Oliver Clabaugh; Chinese name 芮瑪麗 Ruì Mǎlì; September 25, 1917 – June 18, 1970) was an American sinologist and historian who specialized in the study of late Qing dynasty and early twentieth century China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Mary C. Wright · See more »


Memorialization generally refers to the process of preserving memories of people or events.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Memorialization · See more »

Miao Rebellion (1854–73)

The Miao rebellion of 1854–1873 was an uprising of ethnic Miao and other groups in Guizhou province during the reign of the Qing dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Miao Rebellion (1854–73) · See more »


A militia is generally an army or some other fighting organization of non-professional soldiers, citizens of a nation, or subjects of a state, who can be called upon for military service during a time of need, as opposed to a professional force of regular, full-time military personnel, or historically, members of a warrior nobility class (e.g., knights or samurai).

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Militia · See more »


Millenarianism (also millenarism), from Latin ''mīllēnārius'' "containing a thousand", is the belief by a religious, social, or political group or movement in a coming major transformation of society, after which all things will be changed.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Millenarianism · See more »

Min Chinese

Min or Miin (BUC: Mìng ngṳ̄) is a broad group of Chinese varieties spoken by over 70 million people in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian as well as by migrants from this province in Guangdong (around Chaozhou-Swatou, or Chaoshan area, Leizhou peninsula and Part of Zhongshan), Hainan, three counties in southern Zhejiang, Zhoushan archipelago off Ningbo, some towns in Liyang, Jiangyin City in Jiangsu province, and Taiwan.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Min Chinese · See more »

Ming Palace

The Ming Palace, also known as the "Forbidden City of Nanjing", was the 14th-century imperial palace of the early Ming dynasty, when Nanjing was the capital of China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Ming Palace · See more »


Nanjing, formerly romanized as Nanking and Nankin, is the capital of Jiangsu province of the People's Republic of China and the second largest city in the East China region, with an administrative area of and a total population of 8,270,500.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Nanjing · See more »

Nepalese–Tibetan War

The Nepalese–Tibetan War (नेपाल-भोट युध्द) was fought from 1855 to 1856 in Tibet between the forces of the Tibetan government (Ganden Phodrang, then under administrative rule of the Qing dynasty) and the invading Nepalese army, resulting in victory for Nepal.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Nepalese–Tibetan War · See more »

Nian Rebellion

The Nian Rebellion was an armed uprising that took place in northern China from 1851 to 1868, contemporaneously with Taiping Rebellion (1851–1864) in South China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Nian Rebellion · See more »


Ningbo, formerly written Ningpo, is a sub-provincial city in northeast Zhejiang province in China. It comprises the urban districts of Ningbo proper, three satellite cities, and a number of rural counties including islands in Hangzhou Bay and the East China Sea. Its port, spread across several locations, is among the busiest in the world and the municipality possesses a separate state-planning status. As of the 2010 census, the entire administrated area had a population of 7.6 million, with 3.5 million in the six urban districts of Ningbo proper. To the north, Hangzhou Bay separates Ningbo from Shanghai; to the east lies Zhoushan in the East China Sea; on the west and south, Ningbo borders Shaoxing and Taizhou respectively.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Ningbo · See more »

Northern Expedition (Taiping Rebellion)

The Northern Expedition was a failed campaign by the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom against the Qing dynasty during the Taiping Rebellion.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Northern Expedition (Taiping Rebellion) · See more »


Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Oxford · See more »

Panthay Rebellion

The Panthay rebellion (1856–1873), known to Chinese as the Du Wenxiu Rebellion (Tu Wen-hsiu Rebellion), was a rebellion of the Muslim Hui people and other (Muslim) ethnic minorities against the Manchu rulers of the Qing Dynasty in southwestern Yunnan Province, as part of a wave of Hui-led multi-ethnic unrest.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Panthay Rebellion · See more »

Philip A. Kuhn

Philip A. Kuhn (September 9, 1933 – February 11, 2016) was an American historian of China and the Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Philip A. Kuhn · See more »

Plague (disease)

Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Plague (disease) · See more »

Princeton University Press

Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Princeton University Press · See more »

Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton is a municipality with a borough form of government in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, that was established in its current form on January 1, 2013, through the consolidation of the Borough of Princeton and Princeton Township.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Princeton, New Jersey · See more »

Qin Rigang

Qin Rigang (秦日綱, 1821–1856), né Qin Richang(秦日昌), was a Hakka military leader of the Taiping Rebellion, known during his military tenure as the King of Yen (燕王).

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Qin Rigang · See more »

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.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Qing dynasty · See more »


Rebellion, uprising, or insurrection is a refusal of obedience or order.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Rebellion · See more »

Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom

Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom is a 1983 children's book written by American novelist Katherine Paterson.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Rebels of the Heavenly Kingdom · See more »

Religious persecution

Religious persecution is the systematic mistreatment of an individual or group of individuals as a response to their religious beliefs or affiliations or lack thereof.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Religious persecution · See more »

Republic of Formosa

The Republic of Formosa (literally Taiwan Democratic State) was a short-lived republic that existed on the island of Taiwan in 1895 between the formal cession of Taiwan by the Qing Dynasty of China to the Empire of Japan by the Treaty of Shimonoseki and it being taken over by Japanese troops.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Republic of Formosa · See more »

Revive China Society

The Hsing Chung Hui or Xingzhonghui translated as the Revive China Society, the Society for Regenerating China, or the Proper China Society was founded by Sun Yat-sen on 24 November 1894 to forward the goal of establishing prosperity for China and as a platform for future revolutionary activities.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Revive China Society · See more »

Robert Elegant

Robert Sampson Elegant (born March 7, 1928) is a British-American author and journalist born in New York City.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Robert Elegant · See more »


Scholar-officials, also known as Literati, Scholar-gentlemen, Scholar-bureaucrats or Scholar-gentry were politicians and government officials appointed by the emperor of China to perform day-to-day political duties from the Han dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty in 1912, China's last imperial dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Scholar-official · See more »

Second Opium War

The Second Opium War (第二次鴉片戰爭), the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China, was a war pitting the United Kingdom and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China, lasting from 1856 to 1860.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Second Opium War · See more »

Sengge Rinchen

Sengge Rinchen (ᠰᠡᠩᠭᠡᠷᠢᠨᠼᠡᠨ Sengerinchen,;, 1811 – 18 May 1865) was a Mongol nobleman and general who served under the Qing dynasty during the reigns of the Daoguang, Xianfeng and Tongzhi emperors.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Sengge Rinchen · See more »

Shan people

The Shan (တႆး;, ရှမ်းလူမျိုး;; ไทใหญ่ or ฉาน) are a Tai ethnic group of Southeast Asia.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Shan people · See more »


Shangdi, also written simply, "Emperor", is the Chinese term for "Supreme Deity" or "Highest Deity" in the theology of the classical texts, especially deriving from Shang theology and finding an equivalent in the later Tian ("Heaven" or "Great Whole") of Zhou theology.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Shangdi · See more »

Shi Dakai

Shi Dakai (March 1831 – 25 June 1863), born in Guigang, Guangxi, also known as Wing King or phonetically translated as Yi-Wang, was one of the most highly acclaimed leaders in the Taiping Rebellion and a poet.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Shi Dakai · See more »

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is a 2005 novel by Lisa See set in nineteenth-century China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan · See more »

Social revolution

Social revolutions are sudden changes in the structure and nature of society.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Social revolution · See more »

Southern Baptist Convention

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Southern Baptist Convention · See more »

Sun Yat-sen

Sun Yat-sen (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925)Singtao daily.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Sun Yat-sen · See more »


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

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Suzhou · See more »

Tai peoples

Tai peoples refers to the population of descendants of speakers of a common Tai language, including sub-populations that no longer speak a Tai language.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Tai peoples · See more »

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.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Taiping Heavenly Kingdom · See more »


Taoism, also known as Daoism, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as ''Dao'').

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Taoism · See more »

The Flashman Papers

The Flashman Papers is a series of novels and short stories written by journalist, author, and screenwriter George MacDonald Fraser, the first of which was published in 1969.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and The Flashman Papers · See more »

The Hundred Secret Senses

The Hundred Secret Senses is a bestselling 1995 novel by Chinese-American writer Amy Tan.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and The Hundred Secret Senses · See more »

The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (TV series)

The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom is a Chinese television series based on the events of the Taiping Rebellion and the rise and fall of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom in the late Qing dynasty. The 48-episode series was first broadcast on CCTV in China in 2000. The series was also broadcast on STAR Chinese Channel in Taiwan and on ATV in Hong Kong.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (TV series) · See more »

The Warlords

The Warlords, previously known as The Blood Brothers, is a 2007 epic action war drama film directed by Peter Chan and starring Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Xu Jinglei.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and The Warlords · See more »


Theocracy is a form of government in which a deity is the source from which all authority derives.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Theocracy · See more »

Third Battle of Nanking

The Third Battle of Nanking was the last major engagement of the Taiping Rebellion, occurring in 1864 after the death of the king of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom, Hong Xiuquan.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Third Battle of Nanking · See more »

Tian Wang

Tian Wang (天王), translatable as either "heavenly prince" or "heavenly king" was a Chinese regal title that was most frequently used during the Sixteen Kingdoms era, among the kingdoms founded by members of the Wu Hu tribes, often used as an intermediate stage from claiming a prince/king (王, wang) title to an emperor (皇帝, huangdi) title.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Tian Wang · See more »


Tianjing, romanized at the time as Tienking, was the name given to Nanjing when it served as the capital of Hong Xiuquan's Heavenly Kingdom from 1853 to 1864, amid the Qing Empire's Taiping Rebellion.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Tianjing · See more »

Tianjing incident

The Tianjing Incident (天京事變) occurred during the late Qing Dynasty from September 2 to October 1856.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Tianjing incident · See more »


Tonkin (historically Đàng Ngoài), also spelled Tongkin, Tonquin or Tongking, is in the Red River Delta Region of northern Vietnam.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Tonkin · See more »

Total war

Total war is warfare that includes any and all civilian-associated resources and infrastructure as legitimate military targets, mobilizes all of the resources of society to fight the war, and gives priority to warfare over non-combatant needs.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Total war · See more »

Transition from Ming to Qing

The transition from Ming to Qing or the Ming–Qing transition, also known as the Manchu conquest of China, was a period of conflict between the Qing dynasty, established by Manchu clan Aisin Gioro in Manchuria (contemporary Northeastern China), and the Ming dynasty of China in the south (various other regional or temporary powers were also associated with events, such as the short-lived Shun dynasty).

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Transition from Ming to Qing · See more »


The Christian doctrine of the Trinity (from Greek τριάς and τριάδα, from "threefold") holds that God is one but three coeternal consubstantial persons or hypostases—the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit—as "one God in three Divine Persons".

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Trinity · See more »


Television Broadcasts Limited, commonly known as TVB, was the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong and commenced broadcasting on 19 November 1967.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and TVB · See more »

Twilight of a Nation

Twilight of a Nation is a Hong Kong television series based on the events of the Taiping Rebellion and the rise and fall of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom during the late Qing dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Twilight of a Nation · See more »


Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Vietnam · See more »

Wei Changhui

Wei Changhui was the North King of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom during the Taiping Rebellion.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Wei Changhui · See more »

Western Expedition

The Western Expedition was a campaign by the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom against the Qing dynasty during the Taiping Rebellion.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Western Expedition · See more »

Western world

The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Western world · See more »

Xianfeng Emperor

The Xianfeng Emperor (17 July 183122 August 1861), personal name I-ju (or Yizhu), was the ninth Emperor of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty, and the seventh Qing emperor to rule over China, from 1850 to 1861.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Xianfeng Emperor · See more »

Xiang Army

Zeng Guofan, the leader of the Xiang Army The Xiang Army was a standing army organized by Zeng Guofan from existing regional and village militia forces called tuanlian to contain the Taiping rebellion in Qing China (1850 to 1864).

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Xiang Army · See more »

Xiao Chaogui

Xiao Chaogui was an important leader during the early years of the Taiping Rebellion against the Qing dynasty of China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Xiao Chaogui · See more »

Xinhai Revolution

The Xinhai Revolution, also known as the Chinese Revolution or the Revolution of 1911, was a revolution that overthrew China's last imperial dynasty (the Qing dynasty) and established the Republic of China (ROC).

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Xinhai Revolution · See more »

Yang Xiuqing

Yang Xiuqing (died September 2/3, 1856), was an organizer and commander-in-chief of the Taiping Rebellion.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Yang Xiuqing · See more »


The Yangtze, which is 6,380 km (3,964 miles) long, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Yangtze · See more »

Yong Ying

Yong Ying (literally "brave camps") were a type of regional army that emerged in the 19th century in the Qing dynasty army, which fought in most of China's wars after the Opium War and numerous rebellions exposed the ineffectiveness of the Manchu Eight Banners and Green Standard Army.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Yong Ying · See more »

Yue Chinese

Yue or Yueh is one of the primary branches of Chinese spoken in southern China, particularly the provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi, collectively known as Liangguang.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Yue Chinese · See more »

Zeng Guofan

Zeng Guofan, Marquis Yiyong (26 November 1811 – 12 March 1872), birth name Zeng Zicheng, courtesy name Bohan, was a Chinese statesman, military general, and Confucian scholar of the late Qing dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Zeng Guofan · See more »

Zhang Guoliang

Zhang Guoliang (1810 - April 1860), born in Guangdong, was a Field Marshal for the Qing dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Zhang Guoliang · See more »


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

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Zhejiang · See more »

Zhuang languages

The Zhuang languages (autonym:, pre-1982:, Sawndip: 話僮, from vah 'language' and Cuengh 'Zhuang') are any of more than a dozen Tai languages spoken by the Zhuang people of southern China in the province of Guangxi and adjacent parts of Yunnan and Guangdong.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Zhuang languages · See more »

Zhuang people

The Zhuang people are an ethnic group who mostly live in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Zhuang people · See more »

Zuo Zongtang

Zuo Zongtang, Marquis Kejing (also romanised as Tso Tsung-t'ang;; 10 November 1812 – 5 September 1885), sometimes referred to as General Tso, was a Chinese statesman and military leader of the late Qing dynasty.

New!!: Taiping Rebellion and Zuo Zongtang · See more »

Redirects here:

Great Taiping Rebellion, Kingdom of the Heavenly Way, Kwang-si insurrection, T'ai P'ing Rebellion, T'ai-p'ing Rebellion, Tai Ping Rebellion, Tai'Ping Rebellion, Tai'ping Rebellion, Tai-Ping Rebellion, Tai-Pings, Tai-ping rebellion, Taipei Tienguo, Taipeng Rebellion, Taiping Army, Taiping Christianity, Taiping Heavenly Army, Taiping Revolt, Taiping Revolution, Taiping Tian Guo, Taiping Tienguo, Taiping Tienkuo, Taiping Wang, Taiping army, Taiping civil war, Taiping rebellion, Taiping rebels, The Taiping Rebellion, The Taiping rebellion, Tien Wang, Tàipíng Tiān Guó.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiping_Rebellion

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »