Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing Period 1644-1912, Volume 2 by Arthur W. Hummel

By Arthur W. Hummel

Contributors comprise: okay. Biggerstaff, H. Dubs, J.K. Fairbank, Fang Chao-ying, L.C.Goodrich, Hu Shih, T.Numata, E. Swisher, Teng Ssu-yu, C.M. Wilbur, H. Wilhelm. Hummel’s biographical dictionary continues to be the only crucial reference device for chinese language background considering the fact that 1644. It used to be first released in 1943–44. ‘The top background of China of the final three hundred years’ – Hu Shih.

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In 1864 an additional princedom of the third degree was given to him. In 1865 he pursued the bandits from Honan to Shantung, marching more than one hundred Zi a day for over a month. Greatly fatigued, Seng-ko-linch'in was ambushed by the bandits and killed at a place fifteen li northwest of Ts'ao-chou, Shantung. Several other high officials lost their lives in the same engagement. He was canonized as Chung ~~ and his name was celebrated in the Imperial Ancestral Hall-Tsereng [q. ] being the only other Mongol to be so honored.

GEORGE A. KENNEDY SHANG K'o-hsi fp]RJiJ, d. 1676, age 73 (sui), was a native of Liaotung. His father was killed in battle while serving as a major in the Ming armies. In 1630 Shang K'o-hsi was stationed on P'i-tao, an island off the mouth of the Yalu River to which large numbers of Ming soldiers had retired after being driven from Liaotung by the Manchus (see under Mao Wen-lung). During the revolt of K'ung Yu-te [q. :Efi\JiifiPIJ:ft of illness, he requested that his son, Shang Chihhsin [q. ], then in government service in Peking, be dispatched to take temporary charge of his affairs.

During the Ch'ien-lung period, in 1754, he was given a place in the Temple of Eminent Princes at Sheng-ching. His second son, Lekedehun [q. ], 631 Sarhuda Seng-ko-lin-ch 'in was the founder of a second-class princedom with rights of perpetual inheritance. chuang JUf±. The hereditary rank descended to his eldest son, Bahai [q. ], who was appointed his successor as commander of the Ninguta garrison. ] GEORGE A. KENNEDY [3/267 /1a; P'ing-ting Lo-ch'a fang-lueh (see under SA-pu-su. See under Sabsu.

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