Battle of Nanyang

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Battle of Nanyang
Date 1641-1642
Location Nanyang
Result Victory for Li Zicheng

The Battle of Nanyang took place in 1641 and 1642 in Nanyang, an important city in Henan Province.[1] This city is an ancient original place of the Silk Road.[2] At the end of Ming Dynasty, many battles took place in Nanyang.[3] In 1641, a person named Li Zicheng "(李自成)" attacked Nanyang and finally took control of the west of this city. In 1642, he attacked Nanyang again and took control of the whole city.[4] And that war was called Battle of Nanyang, which lasted nearly a year.


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