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Ching-hai Huang Edit Profile

Government official

Huang Ching-hai was a Chinese civil servant.

Background

Mr. Huang was born in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

Career

Huang Ching-hai advocated protection of foreigners and churches in Southern China during the Boxer Uprising in 1900. He was chiefly responsible for the refunding of the first portion of the American Boxer indemnity to China for educational purposes during the administration of President Roosevelt. Mr. Huang was the leader in the 1911 Revolution and Commander-in-Chief of the United Troops which participated in the capture of Nanjing from the Manchu forces and were chiefly responsible for the final defeat of Chang Hsun's troops. He was appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs by the Provisional Government in Nanjing, but did not assume the office.

Achievements

  • He was instrumental in securing recognition of the Chinese Republic by the Powers.