First sino-japanese war

First Sino-Japanese War
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThis article may be unbalanced towards certain viewpoints. Please improve the article by adding information on neglected viewpoints, or discuss the issue on the talk page. (March 2009)First Sino–Japanese WarJapanese troops during the Sino–Japanese warFirst Sino–Japanese War, major battles and troop movements
Date
1 August 1894 – 17 April 1895
(8 months, 2 weeks and 2 days)
Location
Korea, Manchuria, Taiwan, Yellow Sea
Result
Japanese victory; a significant loss of prestige for the Qing Dynasty.
Joseon Korea removed from Qing vassalage.
Korean Peninsula transferred toJapanese sphere of influence.
Territorial
changes
Qing Empire cedes Taiwan, Penghu, and the Liaodong Peninsula to the Empire of Japan.Belligerents
 Qing Empire
 Empire of Japan
Commanders and leaders
 Li Hongzhang
 Ding Ruchang †
 Deng Shichang †
 Guangxu Emperor
 Empress Dowager Cixi
 Ito Hirobumi
 Yamagata Aritomo
 Ito Sukeyuki
 Emperor Meiji
Strength
630,000 men
Beiyang Army
Beiyang Navy
240,616 men
Imperial Japanese Army
Imperial Japanese Navy
Casualties and losses
35,000 dead or wounded
1,132 dead,
3,758 wounded
285 died of wounds
11,894 died of disease[show]
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Japanesecolonial campaigns
First Sino-Japanese WarJapanese name
Shinjitai
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Nisshin sensoChinese name
Traditional Chinese
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Jiawu ZhanzhengEnglish translation
Japanese
Japan–Qing War
Chinese
War of Jiawu – referring to the year 1894 under the
traditional sexagenary systemThe First Sino–Japanese War (1 August 1894 – 17 April 1895) was fought between Qing Dynasty China and Meiji Japan, primarily over control of Korea. After more than six months of continuous successes by the Japanese army and naval forces, as well as the loss of the Chinese port…

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