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Zhang Zhidong

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

Nationality: Chinese
Categories: Politician

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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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