ZHOU Shang Xian, 1839

Name
/ZHOU /Shang Xian
Type of name
拼音 pinyin name
Given names
Shang Xian
Surname
ZHOU
Name
/周/尙賢
Type of name
字 zi name
Given names
尙賢
Surname
Name
/周/到祥
Type of name
諱 baby
Given names
到祥
Surname
Name
/周/臂剛
Type of name
號 hao name
Given names
臂剛
Surname
Birth
Marriage
Chinese Conflicts
First Opium War
from September 4, 1839 (aged 0)
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 2 years)
10th President of the United States
John Tyler
April 4, 1841 (aged 2 years)
11th President of the United States
James K Polk
March 4, 1845 (aged 6 years)
Death of a paternal grandmother
1846 (aged 7 years)
12th President of the United States
Zachary Taylor
March 4, 1849 (aged 10 years)
13th President of the United States
Millard Fillmore
July 9, 1850 (aged 11 years)
Death of a paternal grandfather
about 1851 (aged 12 years)
Event
California Gold Rush
from January 24, 1848 to 1855 (aged 16 years)
Note: Source citation: California Gold Rush Wikipedia
Birth of a son
between 1851 and 1860 (aged 21 years)
Event
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Six Companies)
after 1851 (aged 12 years)
Note: Many reasons for these Associations to exist 1. insurance 2. protection 3. companionship 4. ancestor veneration
14th President of the United States
Franklin Pierce
March 4, 1853 (aged 14 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Punti–Hakka Clan Wars
1855 (aged 16 years)
Note: Source citation: Hakka Punti Clan Wars Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Red Turban Rebellion
from 1854 to 1856 (aged 17 years)
Note: Source citation: Red Turban Rebellions Wikipedia
15th President of the United States
James Buchanan
March 4, 1857 (aged 18 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Second Opium War
from October 8, 1856 to October 24, 1860 (aged 21 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
16th President of the United States
Abraham Lincoln
March 4, 1861 (aged 22 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Taiping Rebellion
from December 1850 to August 1864 (aged 25 years)
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.
17th President of the United States
Andrew Johnson
April 15, 1865 (aged 26 years)
18th President of the United States
Ulysses S Grant
March 4, 1869 (aged 30 years)
Event
First transcontinental railroad
from 1863 to May 10, 1869 (aged 30 years)
19th President of the United States
Rutherford B Hayes
March 4, 1877 (aged 38 years)
20th President of the United States
James A Garfield
March 4, 1881 (aged 42 years)
21st President of the United States
Chester A Arthur
September 19, 1881 (aged 42 years)
Death of a father
about 1882 (aged 43 years)
22nd President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1885 (aged 46 years)
23rd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison
March 4, 1889 (aged 50 years)
Death of a mother
about 1891 (aged 52 years)
24th President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1893 (aged 54 years)
Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895 (aged 56 years)
Note: Source citation: First Sino Japanese War Wikipedia
Note: This conflict represented failure of the Qing dynasty's military modernization versus Imperial Japan Meiji Restoration's military advancement. The result was ceding of Taiwan and Korea to Japan.
Birth of a grandson
about 1897 (aged 58 years)
25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 58 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 62 years)
Note: Source citation: Boxer Rebellion Wikipedia
Note: 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 62 years)
Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 67 years)
Note: Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chinese to claim American citizenship.
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 70 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 73 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 74 years)
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 82 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 84 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 90 years)
Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 91 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.
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 79 years)
Note: Source citation: World War One Wikipedia
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 93 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 94 years)
Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 104 years)
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 (aged 106 years)
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 (aged 110 years)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 91 years)
Note: Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia
Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Family with parents
father
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妣 MAIN 妣 MAIN
brother
himself
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Family with
himself
wife
Marriage Marriage
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