Tang Xiangming

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Tang Xiangming
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Born 1885
Hubei Province, Qing dynastyQing Empire
Died 1975
Beijing,  People's Republic of China
Allegiance Tongmenghui
Battles/wars

Tang Xiangming (Chinese: 汤芗铭) (1885 – 1975) was a Chinese naval officer. Tang studied Naval warfare in France and the United Kingdom. In 1905, he joined the Chinese United League (Tongmenghui). In 1911, during the Wuchang Uprising, Tang, under the command of Admiral Sa Zhenbing, sailed to Hankou as part of the Qing Navy's assistance to the Qing Army operations in the area. In December 1915, he supported Yuan Shikai's creation of the Empire of China (1915-16). After Yuan's death, he supported the Zhili clique until their defeat by the Fengtian clique in the Second Zhili-Fengtian War in 1924. In 1930, he supported Shanxi warlord Yan Xishan in opposing Chiang Kai-shek. In 1933, he became a member of the China Democratic Socialist Party. During the Second Sino-Japanese War, he went to Chongqing. After the end of the Chinese Civil War, he stayed on the mainland and died in Beijing at the age of 90.

年轻时着Navy军服的Tang Xiangming

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