Taiyuan Massacre

The Taiyuan Massacre was one of the more bloody and infamous parts of the Boxer Rebellion. It took place on July 9, 1900, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, North China, when the governor of Shanxi named Yuxian (Pinyin), or Yu-Hsien (Wade–Giles), ordered the killings of 45 Christian missionaries and of local church members, including children.

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