Hong Xiu Quan


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Hong Xiu Quan

(ˈhɒŋ ˈʃjuː ˈtʃwɑːn) or

Hung Hsiu-Ch'uan

n
(Biography) 1814–64, Chinese religious leader and revolutionary. Claiming (1851) to be Christ's brother, he led the Taiping rebellion; committed suicide when it was defeated
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