Kirghiz rebellion

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Kirghiz rebellion
Part of Xinjiang Wars
Date 1932
Location T'ien Shan, Xinjiang
Status Chinese victory
Belligerents
Taiwan Republic of China National Revolutionary Army Kirghiz rebels
Commanders and leaders

Taiwan Jin Shuren

Taiwan Ma Shaowu

Id Mirab

Osman Ali (Kirghiz)
Strength
Unknown number of Chinese and Chinese Muslim troops Kirghiz irregulars
Casualties and losses
Heavy

The Kirghiz rebellion occurred when Kyrgyz irregulars in Xinjiang revolted against the government. The leader of the rebellion was Id Mirab. The Chinese Muslim Taoyin of Kashgar, Ma Shaowu, ruthlessly crushed the Kirghiz rebels.[1][2] The Soviet Union was also involved in suppressing the rebels.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrew D. W. Forbes (1986). Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia: a political history of Republican Sinkiang 1911-1949. Cambridge, England: CUP Archive. p. 241. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28. 
  2. ^ Andrew D. W. Forbes (1986). Warlords and Muslims in Chinese Central Asia: a political history of Republican Sinkiang 1911-1949. Cambridge, England: CUP Archive. p. 231. ISBN 0-521-25514-7. Retrieved 2010-06-28.