Bao Chao

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Bao Chao
Born 1828
Wuxi County, Hubei, China
Died 1886
Fengjie County, China
Allegiance Qing dynasty Qing Dynasty
Years of service 1852–1886
Rank Field Marshal, 1864
Unit Army
Commands held Commander (霆字營) of the Xiang Army

Battle of Changzhou, 1863--1864

Battle of inlon river, 1867
Awards Imperial yellow jacket(黃馬褂)

Bao Chao (Chinese: 鮑超; Styled Chyu Ting 春霆) (1828 – 1886) was an eminent Han Chinese official, military Captain General, of the late Qing Dynasty in China. He raised the Xiang Army to fight effectively against the Taiping Rebellion and restored the stability of Qing Dynasty along with other prominent figures, including Zuo Zongtang and Zeng Guofan, setting the scene for the era later to fight against known as the "Nien Rebellion". He was known for his military perception.

Fame and military campaigns[edit]


He was buried in the north of Fengjie County, but he was later seen Proletariat betrayer so his grave was destroyed by Red Guard during the Cultural Revolution.