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Tseng-Hsiang Fu Edit Profile

Government official

Fu Tseng-Hsiang was a Chinese civil servant and author of occasional articles.

Background

Mr. Fu was born in Chiang-an, Sichuan, China, in 1872.

Career

Fu Tseng-hsiang was a Hanlin compiler under the Manchu regime in 1898. He served as a secretary to Yuan Shih-kai, then - Viceroy of Zhili (Chihli) from 1903 to 1905. In 1906 he became a superintendent of education at Tianjin (Tientsin). Since 1908 Mr. Fu served as a commissioner of education for Zhili (Chihli). He participated in the 1911 Revolution and from 1917 was appointed Minister of Education and later - superintendent of the Chinese students in Japan.

From 1919 Fu Tseng-hsiang served as an adviser to President Hsu Shih-chang. He became a director of the Government Financial Liquidation Office in 1922. Then he was known to live in retirement in Tianjin (Tientsin), occasionally contributing articles to Chinese newspapers and periodicals there.

Achievements

  • Mr. Fu founded the Peiyang Normal School for Women at Tianjin (Tientsin) in 1906.