Qishan

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Qishan

Qishan




Qishan is Born

Jan 18, 1786

Qishan is born into a noble Mongol family.

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Location: China



Qishan joins the Chinese Civil Service

1806

Qishan passes the examination into the Chinese Imperial Civil Service

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Location: China



Qishan Becomes Provincial Governor

1819

Qishan becomes provincial governor of Henan Province

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Location: China



Charles Elliot And Qishan Negotiate

Jan 20, 1841

Charles Elliot and Chinese Imperial Commissioner Qishan negotiated the Convention of Chuenpi which would open the port of Canton. The Daoguang Emperor was furious when he found out. He ordered Qishan to be arrested and escorted as a criminal to Beijing for trial; Qishan had his properties and assets confiscated and was sentenced to military service.

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Location: Pearl River



Canton Remains Closed

1841

The port at Canton remains closed to the British despite the treaty negociated by Charles Elliot and Qishan

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Location: Canton



Qishan Dies

Aug 03, 1854

Qishan dies

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Location: China