Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD REFERENCE ( (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2013. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single entry from a reference work in OR for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 28 May 2020

Yuán Shìkǎi 袁世凯 1859–1916—First president of the Republic of China; general; reformer 

The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography
Kwong Chi ManKWONG Chi Man

SummaryYuan Shikai became the first president of the Republic of China after the abdication of the last Qing emperor. ...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.