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Hóng Xiùquán 洪秀全 1814–1864—Religious visionary; leader of the Taiping Rebellion (1850–1864) Alternate names: given name: Hóng Huǒxiù 洪火秀; courtesy name: Hóng Rénkūn 洪仁坤 

Source:
The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography
Author(s):
Richard S. HorowitzRichard S. HOROWITZ

SummaryAs the leader of the Taiping Rebellion, which nearly toppled the Manchu-led Qing dynasty in the mid-nineteenth century, Hong ...

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