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Zhang Zhidong

Born: 1837 AD
Died: 1909 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Chinese
Categories: Politician


1837- Born on September 2. He was an eminent Chinese official and reformer in the last decades of the QING Dynasty.
- A political supporter of the dowager empress.
1884-1889 -he served as governor of Guangdong and Guangxi province and of Hunan and Hubei in this year.
1907 - Seeking to use western administration and technology without sacrificing Chinese values.
-He promoted the establishment of modern industries and railroads and educational form.
1909- Died on October 4


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