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  • Jinshi degree through the ages

    The degree originated in 605 CE (Sui Dynasty), and has evolved to be the sole stepping stone into the higher echelon of the civil service by the time of the Ming and the Qing. The Ming and Qing Jinshi are well documented; while the earlier ones are largely incomplete. In many cases, the only definitive year known about a Tang poet is the year he obtained his Jinshi degree. Family genealogies of...

  • Chancellors of Imperial China

    Chancellor (China) Wikipedia The chancellor (Chinese: 宰相, zǎixiàng; 丞相, chéngxiàng) – also translated chief councillor and prime minister – was the highest-ranking official in the imperial government in ancient China. The chancellor can also refer to a specific post in the imperial government, which was first officially i...

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  • Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period (Hummel, ed.)

    Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period is a monumental work of some 800 biographies, edited by Arthur W. Hummel Sr. and published in 1943 in two volumes by the Library of Congress of the United States. Contributors include Fang Chao-ying 房兆楹 Tu Lien-che 杜聯喆 George Kennedy Knight Biggerstaff John K. Fairbank L. Carrington Goodrich T...

  • Ancient and Early Medieval Chinese Literature -- a reference guide (Knechtges, Chang, eds.)

    All the biographies are drawn from Knechtges, David R. and Chang, Taiping, eds. Ancient and Early Medieval Chinese Literature , A Reference Guide. Leiden: Brill, 2014 consisting of mostly literary figures from the Han to the Sui Dynasty. During this "Early Medieval" period, traditionally the Six Dynasties (Wei, Jin, Song, Qi, Liang, Chen), almost all literati (men of letter) came from t...

  • Boxer Indemnity Scholarship Program

    庚子賠款獎學金 The Boxer Rebellion of 1900. See wikipedia article . 1909 金濤 Cornell 魏文彬 Amherst 程義法 Yi Chi Mei Worcester 范永增 Fu-liang Chang 張福良 Yale Kang-Fuh Hu 胡剛復 Harvard 程義藻 Cornell ...

  • Envoys and Ambassadors of China

    Britain 1875 - 1911 Envoys of the Qing Empire 郭嵩燾 許鈐身 劉錫鴻 曾紀澤 劉瑞芬 薛福成 龔照瑗 張德彜 汪大燮 李經方 劉玉麟 1912-1935 Envoys of Republic of China ...

  • Members of Academia Sinica

    Chinese wikipedia article

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  • Members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

    excluding the division of Philosophy and Social Sciences (1955, 1957) and Foreign Members. 院士文庫

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  • China: Huguenot Ship to the Cape

    The China arrives in Table Bay 4 August 1688 Many sources give the name of the ship as Berg China, but the official Dutch records only give it as China. The confusion might stem from the fact that the China was captained by Pieter van den Berg on some of her voyages. Ship’s type: Spiegelretourschip Construction: Built in 1676 for the Chamber of Amsterdam at the VOC ship yard in A...

  • Empresses Dowagers of China

    明 孝惠皇后 (憲宗貴妃 世宗祖母) 1522 壽安皇太后 1522 薨 孝成敬皇后 (孝宗皇后 武宗生母) 1505 皇太后 1510 慈壽皇太后 1521 昭聖...

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  • Shanghai Ghetto הגטו בשנחאי

    The Shanghai ghetto , formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees (無国籍難民限定地区 mukokuseki nanmin gentei chiku?), was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkou District of Japanese-occupied Shanghai, to which about 20,000 Jewish refugees were relocated by the Japanese-issued Proclamation Concerning Rest...

  • Emperors of China

    Huangdi (皇帝) was a title created by Qin Shi Huangdi (秦始皇帝, literally the First Huangdi of the Qin) in reference to the prehistoric traditions of the Three August Ones (huang) and the Five Emperors (di), and thereafter was employed by all who claimed the Mandate of Heaven over all or part of China, until AD 1912 when the last Huangdi Puyi of Qing Dynasty...

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  • China Portal

    This project pertains to all aspects of Chinese genealogy, primarily aimed at non-Chinese speakers. If you need help, start a discussion within this project. Some basics can be found on the online forum at Siyi Chinese genealogy , and House of Chinn . Genealogy Resources The most accessible source is FamilySearch 's collection of scanned images of genealogy records . For that, you would nee...

  • China at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    This project focuses on the athletes who are likely to represent China at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Once Olympic trials have been held, the list will be refined to cover only those confirmed to be Olympians in 2014. Please note that the lists below are incomplete; indeed, the lists for some sports have not been started at all yet. Your help with this project is greatly appreciated! ...

  • Boxer Rebellion and the Siege of Peking, 1900

    The British Expeditionary Force was sent to China during the Boxer Rebellion.The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was an anti-imperialist uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1898 and 1900. It was initiated by the Militia United in Righteousness (Yihetuan), known in English as the "Boxers," and was motivated by proto-nationalist se...

  • Victims of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)

    Although practically everyone in China might be considered a victim of the Cultural Revolution, this project is limited to those who have been directly killed, or driven to commit suicide (to avoid public humiliation) during the 10 year period. a short list on Chinese wikipedia

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  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature. Place project portals Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. Geographical Australia Canada Europe Al-Andalus Austro-Hungarian-Empire France French Provinces of the "Anc...

  • Medal of Honor recipients for the Boxer Rebellion

    The Boxer Movement, or Boxer Rebellion, was a Chinese uprising from November 1899 to September 7, 1901, against foreign influence in areas such as trade, politics, religion and technology that occurred in China during the final years of the Manchu rule (Qing Dynasty). The members of the Chinese Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists were simply called boxers by the Westerners due to the ...

  • Angel Island (U.S. Immigration Station) Arrivals

    This is the master project or portal for the Angel Island Arrivals series. We will have sub-projects broken down by decade. The first sub-project will be Angel Island Arrivals: 1910-1920. Summary The experience for Asian immigrants in this period was quite different. In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, severely restricting immigration from China. Since earlier laws made it...

  • Captain Charles Alfred Auckland Kellett

    Project concerned with establishing the origins of Captain Charles Alfred Auckland Kellett, famous for having sailed the Chinese junk Keying from China, around the Cape of Good Hope to the United States and England between 1846 and 1848. Charles Alfred Kellett b. 25/11/1818 in Plymouth, Devon, England. m. Jane Kellett in Liverpool, 1840 Charles Kellett Louisa Jane Kellett Sydney ...

  • Chinese Dissidents

    中國持不同政見者列表 This list consists of these activists who are known as Chinese dissidents. Many Chinese political activists have been detained or jailed or exiled for their pro-democracy or rights defending activities. The Chinese government has many blacklists. ' Complete List of Chinese Dissidents N...

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