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Qiu Jin



Qi? Jǐn (秋瑾) (1875 - July 14, 1907) was a China|Chinese female anti-Qing Empire revolutionary killed after a failed uprising.
  • Courtesy names: Xu?nqīng (璿卿) and J?ngxi?ng (競雄)

  • Sobriquet: The Woman-knight of Mirror Lake (鑑湖女俠 Ji?nh? Nǚxi?)

Born in Minhou, Fujian Province, Qiu grew up in Shānyīn Village, Shaoxing Subprefecture, Zhejiang Province. In 1905, Qiu joined Guangfuhui led by Cai Yuanpei, and the Tokyo-based Tongmenghui led by Sun Yat-sen in . Qiu was killed at 32 after the Xu Gao-led uprising failed in front of a school.

Qiu is now buried beside West Lake in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China established a museum for her in Shaoxing City.

  • The Musuem

Category:1875 births|Jin, Qiu
Category:1907 deaths|Jin, Qiu

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