Luo Ergang

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Luó Ĕrgang, (simplified Chinese: 罗尔纲; traditional Chinese: 羅爾綱 1901 – May 25, 1997)) also known as Elgan Lo or Lo Erh-Kang, was a historian and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences researcher. Born in Guigang City, Guangxi Province, he was an authority on the Taiping Rebellion from a Left wing viewpoint.

Study under Professor Hu Shih[edit]

Luo studied history under Professor Hu Shih at Peking University (now Beijing University).

Praise from Mao Zedong[edit]

Mao Zedong praised Luo for his research on the Taiping Rebellion[citation needed].