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military , army officer

Hu Tsung-ta was a Chinese military man, who participated in the revolt against the Nanjing Government in 1929.


Mr. Hu was born in Hubei, China, in 1892.


Hu Tsung-ta graduated from the Baoding Military Academy.


After graduation, he entered the army and soon became a brigade commander. He joined the Southern Government in Canton and was appointed border defense commissioner of Western Guangxi. When the Northern Punitive Expedition started in Canton, Mr. Hu was made a divisional commander in the 7th Army under Li Tsung-jen and was also given command of the 3rd Route Army commander of the 19th Nationalist Army and as such he was largely responsible for the defeat of Tang Shen-chi, when the latter rebelled against the Nanjing Government in 1927.

Hu Tsung-ta served as a Garrison Commander of Wuchang, Hankou and Hanyang from 1927 to 1928. At the same time he was a member of the Wuhan Division of the Central Political Council and of the Military Council of Nanjing Government. Mr. Hu was relieved of all his posts for his implication in the revolt of the Guangxi faction against the Nanjing Government in 1929. He participated in the Northern Military Coalition in Peking in 1930. Then he joined the Guangxi Army.


  • Mr. Hu made an outstanding career of an army officer.