Wu Peifu

Wu Peifu or Wu P'ei-fu (simplified Chinese: 吴佩孚; traditional Chinese: 吳佩孚; pinyin: Wú Pèifú; April 22, 1874–December 4, 1939), was a major figure in the struggles between the warlords who dominated Republican China from 1916 to 1927.

Read more about Wu Peifu:  Early Career, Zhili Clique, Zhili-Anhui War, First Zhili–Fengtian War, Control of The Beiyang Government, Second Zhili–Fengtian War, Northern Expedition

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Second Zhili–Fengtian War - Unexpected End
... Wu Pufei, still at the Shanhaiguan front, was enraged and pulled his army away rescue Beijing ... As a result, up to 8,000 troops from Wu’s 3rd and 26th Divisions were withdrawn on October 26, leaving behind only 4,000 men ... Zhang ordered his army to pursue Wu ...
Wu Peifu - Northern Expedition
... Wu maintained a power base in Hubei and Henan in central China until he was confronted by the Kuomintang army during the Northern Expedition in 1927 ... With armies detained by Kuomintang allies in the Northwest, Wu was forced to withdraw to Zhengzhou in Henan ... In 1923, Wu ruthlessly broke a strike at the important Hankou-Beijing railway by sending in troops to violently suppress the workers and their leaders ...
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... See also Beiyang Government and Warlord era Duan Qirui Feng Guozhang Wu Peifu Cao Kun Feng Yuxiang Zhang Zuolin Military strongmen of the Beiyang Government in ... government, weakened by the May 4 Protests, was driven out of Beijing by Wu Peifu and Cao Kun of the Zhili Clique in the Zhili-Anhui War ... two sides squared off again in Second Zhili-Fengtian War in 1924, one of Wu's officers Feng Yuxiang launched the Beijing Coup ...
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... the south to conquer Hunan, the linchpin of central China one of these commanders was Wu Peifu ... Wu supported Feng's preference for peaceful reconciliation with the south and refused to fight ... However, Wu Peifu once again refused to follow his orders to invade the southern provinces ...