Bao Chao

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Bao Chao
Wuxi County, Hubei, China
Fengjie County, China
AllegianceQing dynasty Qing Dynasty
Years of service1852–1886
RankField Marshal, 1864
Commands heldCommander (霆字營) of the Xiang Army
Battles/warsBattle of Changzhou, 1863--1864 Battle of inlon river, 1867
AwardsImperial yellow jacket(黃馬褂)

Bao Chao (Chinese: 鮑超; Styled Chun Ting 春霆) (1828–1886) was an eminent Han Chinese official, military Captain General, of the late Qing Dynasty in China. He raised the Xiang Army to fight effectively against the Taiping Rebellion and restored the stability of Qing Dynasty along with other prominent figures, including Zuo Zongtang and Zeng Guofan, setting the scene for the era later to fight against known as the "Nien Rebellion". He was known for his military perception.

Fame and military campaigns[edit]


He was buried in the north of Fengjie County, but he was later seen Proletariat betrayer so his grave was destroyed by Red Guard during the Cultural Revolution.