Yung Wing, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Yung Wing

Chinese-American diplomat and businessman

Date of Birth: 17-Nov-1828

Place of Birth: Nanping, Fujian, China

Date of Death: 21-Apr-1912

Profession: diplomat

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Yung Wing

  • Yung Wing (simplified Chinese: ??; traditional Chinese: ??; pinyin: Róng Hóng; Jyutping: Jung4 Wang4; November 17, 1828 – April 21, 1912) was the first Chinese student to graduate from an American university (Yale College in 1854).
  • He was involved in business transactions between China and the United States and brought students from China to study in the United States on the Chinese Educational Mission.
  • He became a naturalized American citizen, but his status was later revoked under the Naturalization Act of 1870.

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