|Viceroy of Liangguang|
|Preceded by||Wang Qingyun|
|Succeeded by||Liu Changyou|
|Education||Jinshi degree in the Imperial Examination|
His grandson is the Doctor of Philosophy Lao Sze-Kwang.
Lao Chongguang was considered an eminent official, as he had scored impressively high on the jinshi, the imperial examination. On October 7, 1859, Lao Chongguang was appointed governor general of Liangguang. In March 1860, Lao met with Harry Smith Parkes, the British consul in Guangzhou, and leased Kowloon and Stonecutters Island to the United Kingdom.
- Hans Van de Ven. "Breaking with the Past: The Maritime Customs Service and the Global Origins of Modernity in China". Columbia University Press, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
- Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun. "Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840–1970". Hong Kong University Press, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
| Viceroy of Liangguang
|| Viceroy of Yun-Gui