Chinese Revolution


Chinese Revolution

The Chinese Revolution can refer to:

  • Chinese Revolution (1911) or the Xinhai Revolution, the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty and establishment of the Republic of China
  • Second Chinese Revolution, the 1913 rebellion against Yuan Shikai
  • Chinese Revolution (1925–27), another name for the Northern Expedition
  • Chinese Revolution (1949), the victory of the Communist Party of China in the final stage of the Chinese Civil War

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