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Hong Xiu Quan

/ˈhɒŋ ˈʃjuː ˈtʃwɑːn/
noun
1.
1814–64, Chinese religious leader and revolutionary. Claiming (1851) to be Christ's brother, he led the Taiping rebellion; committed suicide when it was defeated

Hung Hsiu-ch'uan

/ˈhʌŋ ˈʃjuː ˈtʃwɑːn/
noun
1.
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