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Hong Xiuquan leads Taiping Rebellion in China

China, 1857, zoomable map
Hong Xiuquan, a converted Christian, leads the Taiping Rebellion against the ruling Qing Government in China touching off a four year civil war. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
Williams, Neville, ed. Chronology of World History. Vol. 3. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1999. p. 256.


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