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Zuo Zongtang (1812–85)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Zuo Zongtang (1812–85)

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He rose to military prominence, assisting *Zeng Guofan in suppressing the *Taiping Rebellion and was appointed governor-general of Zhejiang province (1862). He supported the ...

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