, 18181860 (aged 42 years)

Name suffix
6th President of the United States
John Quincy Adams
March 4, 1825 (aged 7 years)
7th President of the United States
Andrew Jackson
March 4, 1829 (aged 11 years)
8th President of the United States
Martin Van Buren
March 4, 1837 (aged 19 years)
Chinese Conflicts
First Opium War
from September 4, 1839 (aged 21 years)
Note: Source citation: First Opium War Wikipedia
Note: Great Britain since the 18th century consumed a lot of Chinese tea. There were no manufactured goods from England that the Chinese desired. The tea had to be purchased by English silver, which caused a drop in reserves. Britain then introduced opium from the British East India Company, and found a ready market in an addicted China. Sensing the destructions of their social fabric, Qing emperors fought and lost to the British this war.
9th President of the United States
William Henry Harrison
March 4, 1841 (aged 23 years)
10th President of the United States
John Tyler
April 4, 1841 (aged 23 years)
Birth of a son
1844 (aged 26 years)
11th President of the United States
James K Polk
March 4, 1845 (aged 27 years)
12th President of the United States
Zachary Taylor
March 4, 1849 (aged 31 years)
13th President of the United States
Millard Fillmore
July 9, 1850 (aged 32 years)
Death of a husband
1851 (aged 33 years)
14th President of the United States
Franklin Pierce
March 4, 1853 (aged 35 years)
California Gold Rush
from January 24, 1848 to 1855 (aged 37 years)
Note: Source citation: California Gold Rush Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Punti–Hakka Clan Wars
1855 (aged 37 years)
Note: Source citation: Hakka Punti Clan Wars Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Red Turban Rebellion
from 1854 to 1856 (aged 38 years)
Note: Source citation: Red Turban Rebellions Wikipedia
15th President of the United States
James Buchanan
March 4, 1857 (aged 39 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Second Opium War
from October 8, 1856 to October 24, 1860 (aged 42 years)
Note: The contestants were the Qing empire against a consortium of American and European powers. Again the Qing were defeated and lost port cities to the control of the western powers.
Note: Source citation: Second Opium War Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Taiping Rebellion
from December 1850 to August 1864 (4 years after death)
Note: Source citation: Taiping Rebellion Wikipedia
Note: The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a theocratic Christian based society. The Qing had to seek help from France and the United Kingdom. This weakened the central Qing government and saw the rise of warlords.
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (52 years after death)
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
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (70 years after death)
Note: Source citation: Tong Wars Wikipedia
Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Six Companies)
after 1851 (aged 33 years)
Note: Many reasons for these Associations to exist 1. insurance 2. protection 3. companionship 4. ancestor veneration
1860 (aged 42 years)