LING MeiQing, 19071938 (aged 31 years)

Name
/LING/ MeiQing
Given names
MeiQing
Surname
LING
Birth
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 1 year)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 4 years)
Note: Source citation: Qing Dynasty Wikipedia
Note: 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
28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 5 years)
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 11 years)
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 13 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 15 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 21 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 22 years)
Note: Source citation: Tong Wars Wikipedia
Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 22 years)
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia
Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 24 years)
Note: Source citation: Mukden Incident Wikipedia
Note: 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 25 years)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (on the date of death)
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.
Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (on the date of death)
Note: 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 (10 years after death)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia
Death
December 2, 1938 (aged 31 years)