ZHOU Enlai, 18981976 (aged 78 years)

Zhou Enlai
Name
/ZHOU/ Enlai
Type
pinyin
Given names
Enlai
Surname
Zhou
Name
/周/恩來
Type
traditional
Given names
恩來
Surname
Name
/周/恩来
Type
simplified
Given names
恩来
Surname
Birth 1898
Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 3 years)

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Note: An anti-foreigner rebellion of Chinese peasants and eventually the Qing empire against a consortium…

An anti-foreigner rebellion of Chinese peasants and eventually the Qing empire against a consortium of western and Japanese troops.

26th President of the United States
Theodore Roosevelt
September 14, 1901 (aged 3 years)

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 11 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 14 years)

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Note: 2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and c…

2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and customs. However, they did force men to wear the queue. Neo-Confucianism was made the official doctrine, demanding loyalty to the emperor, but Chinese culture was preserved and Chinese were excluded only from the very senior court positions. Increasing European trade causedforeign powers divide China into spheres of influence. The Boxer uprising caused the downfall of this last dynasty. source

Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 8 years)

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Note: Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chin…

Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chinese to claim American citizenship.

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 15 years)

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 23 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 25 years)

MarriageDENG YingchaoView this family
1925 (aged 27 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 31 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 32 years)

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Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urba…

These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 20 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 32 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 34 years)

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Note: Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a…

Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a Great Britan like empire calling it the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. The Japan's defeat to the Soviet during the Battles of Khalkhin Gol set the stage for the Japan's Pearl Harbor attack and war with the United States.

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 35 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 45 years)

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Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. [Poster: 'Chinese Mu…

An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 43 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Death of a father貽能
1942 (aged 44 years)

33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 47 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 47 years)

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Note: Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, aft…

Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, after subjugating Manchukuo.

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 51 years)

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 47 years)

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 51 years)

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Note: This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong
China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 51 years)

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Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 52 years)

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Note: An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the [Domino theory](…

An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory

Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 48 years)

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 55 years)

Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 55 years)

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35th President of the United States
John F Kennedy
January 20, 1961 (aged 63 years)

36th President of the United States
Lyndon B Johnson
November 22, 1963 (aged 65 years)

American INS program
Chinese Confession Program
from 1956 to 1965 (aged 67 years)

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Note: A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry…

A program of the Immigration and Naturalization Service allowing reconciliation of the illegal entry status of paper sons. This caused much fear and distrust among the Chinese American population. The number of participants were less than initially predicted.

37th President of the United States
Richard Nixon
January 20, 1969 (aged 71 years)

38th President of the United States
Gerald Ford
August 9, 1974 (aged 76 years)

American Conflicts
Vietnam War
from November 1, 1955 to April 30, 1975 (aged 77 years)

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Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (aged 78 years)

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Note: The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Gua…

The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Guards made tracing Chinese Americans family heritage even harder. This represented Mao Zedong' s attempt to regain local control of China.

Death 1976 (aged 78 years)

Family with parents
father
himself
Zhou Enlai
恩來
18981976
Birth: 1898Shaoxing, Zhejiang, CHN
Death: 1976
Family with DENG Yingchao
himself
Zhou Enlai
恩來
18981976
Birth: 1898Shaoxing, Zhejiang, CHN
Death: 1976
wife
Marriage Marriage1925
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