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His statue on Gulangyu Island, Xiamen
June 23, 1662 (aged 37)|
|Children||Zheng Jing, Zheng Xi|
|Parents||Zheng Zhilong (Father), Tagawa (Mother)|
Koxinga - Lord with the Imperial Surname is the traditional Western spelling of Zheng Chenggong (1624 - 1662). Koxinga was a leader at the end of the Chinese Ming Dynasty. He defeated the Dutch to claim Taiwan in 1662 at the Siege of Fort Zeelandia.
References and notes
- Willis, John E. (1974). Pepper, Guns and Parleys: The Dutch East India Company and China 1622-1681, p. 28.
- Koxinga's Shrine