Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period 1644-1912, Volume 1

By Arthur W. Hummel

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Contributors comprise: okay. Biggerstaff, H. Dubs, J.K. Fairbank, Fang Chao-ying, L.C.Goodrich, Hu Shih, T.Numata, E. Swisher, Teng Ssu-yu, C.M. Wilbur, H. Wilhelm. Hummel’s biographical dictionary continues to be the one integral reference instrument for chinese language background seeing that 1644. It was once first released in 1943–44. ‘The top historical past of China of the final three hundred years’ – Hu Shih.

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1739-1806), who married Ts'ui Lung-chien (jifiiJ! , T. §mjt H. *t$, 1741-1817, a chin-shih of 1761) and left a suite of verse, entitled ~fk»:&t Jen-ch'iu shih ts'ao, in four chilan. Tu LIEN-cH11: *•· CH'IEN Wei-ch'eng iUlJJl (T. f;JJ:J( H. f8Cff, ~W), 172Q-1772, reputable and artist, was once a local of Wu-chin, Kiangsu. Having taken his chil-jen measure on the age of 19 sui (1738), he was once 4 years later (1742) appointed a secretary within the Grand Secretariatafter passing a distinct exam. In 1745 he turned a chin-shih, with maximum honors within the palace exam, after which used to be appointed a Hanlin compiler of the 1st type.

Fi~, died ca. 1866, age 70 sui). Early in 1858 the allied forces of significant Britain and France attacked Canton (see lower than Yeh Mingch'en), destroying the Hsiieh-hai T'ang Academy and the bureau for the compilation of the P'an-yu hsien-chih. Ch'en was once therefore pressured to take shelter in a village within the outskirts of Canton the place he remained approximately years. although the compilation of the P'an-yu hsien-chih used to be interrupted quickly, it was once resumed many years laterthe paintings being accomplished and published in 1871 in fifty four chuan.

He took half within the invasion of China (1636), within the catch of the island, P'i-tao Jtfh (1637), within the siege of Chin-chou and Sung-shan (see below Hung Ch'eng-ch'ou and Tsu Ta-shou), and within the career of Ming towns and forts east of Shan- [l/223/3b; 2/2/41b; 3/it 8/3a; 34/129/1a; again- condo and Bland, Annals and Memoirs of the court docket of Peking, pp. 155-56. ] GEORGE A. CARRINGTON GooDRICH KENNEDY AI Nan-ying . 3£m~ (T. =f. r H. xf,l. r), Dec. 30, 1583-1646, Sept. 19? , pupil, was once a four Ajige A-k'o-tun haikuan, (1643).

In 1713 he used to be back president of the Board of Punishments, yet in 1723 was once degraded 5 ranks on a cost of purposely giving too gentle a sentence to Ch'en Meng-lei [q. v. ]. He then lower back domestic. His son, Chang Chin iflm, a chin-shih of 1713 who held the sinecure put up of secretary of the Supervisorate of Imperial guideline, additionally took ailing go away and back domestic. In 1728 Chang T'ing-shu was once accused of getting a few years prior to authorized a bribe, yet he died whereas as a way to his trial. Chang Chin was once banished for no longer securing supply of the money in query, and his family members estate was once confiscated.

After a number of promotions he used to be, in 1798, made a reader within the Hanlin Academy. in the summertime of an identical yr he served as leader examiner within the provincial exam of Yunnan, and after the exam used to be over used to be appointed commissioner of schooling within the comparable province. even supposing promoted in 1799 to the rank of chancellor of the Grand Secretariat, he used to be however ordered to proceed at his put up in Yunnan. That summer season he went to check the scholars within the southern prefectures of Yunnan the place he reduced in size malaria and died.

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