Wang Hsien-Chih

Wang Hsien-Chih

 

Year of birth unknown; died 878. One of the leaders of the Peasant War of 874-901 in China.

Wang Hsien-chih was a petty salt trader. A peasant army under his leadership occupied several cities in Shantung Province. After Wang Hsien-chih’s death, the leadership of the insurrectionary forces fell to Huang Ch’ao.

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