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1820 in China

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1820
in
China

Decades:
See also:Other events of 1820
History of China  • Timeline  • Years

Events from the year 1820 in China.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • April 1 — Benjamin Chew Wilcocks becomes Consul of the United States at the Port of Canton[1]
  • September — Jiaqing Emperor died suddenly of unknown causes. Mianning inherited the throne at the age of 38, becoming the Daoguang Emperor. He became the first Qing emperor who was the eldest legitimate son of his father

References[edit]

  1. ^ Americans and Macao: Trade, Smuggling, and Diplomacy on the South China Coast edited by Paul A. Van Dyke