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Zhao Erxun

Qing Dynasty politician and historian

1844   -   1927

country of citizenship: Qing dynasty
occupation: historian, politician
position held: Hubu Shangshu, Viceroy of Three Northeast Provinces, Viceroy of Sichuan, Hanlin Academy bianxiu

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Zhao Erxun (23 May 1844 – 3 September 1927), courtesy name Cishan, art name Wubu, was a Chinese political and military officeholder who lived in the late Qing dynasty. He served in numerous high-ranking positions under the Qing government, including Viceroy of Sichuan, Viceroy of Huguang, and Viceroy of the Three Northeast Provinces. After the fall of the Qing dynasty, he became a historian and was the lead editor of the Draft History of Qing (Qing Shi Gao).
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