Sun Yat Sens Penang Base
at 120 Armenian Street,Penang, Malaysia
Dr. Sun Yat Sen as the first
provisional president of China.
in military and economic decline after the Opium Wars of the 1840s.
During the age of colonialism, China suffered the humiliation
of being carved up by foreign powers into various spheres of influence.
In the late
19th century, many political movements emerged to overthrow the
regime collapsed after an army mutiny precipitated the Wuchang
Uprising, also called the Double Tenth Revolution
on 10 October 1911. This was the main event of the Chinese Revolution
(sin hai ke ming).
the first republic in Asia.
Uprising that took place on 27 April 1911 (29th day, 3rd lunar
month) was crushed but the event was an important turning point
in the Chinese Revolution. After the Canton Uprising of 1911,
many more people threw their weight behind the revolutionaries.
anniversary of this event is today commemorated as Chinas
memorial to the 72 martyrs of the Canton Uprising
was erected in Huanghuagang, Guangzhou.
Huagang Commemoration Park for the history
of the Second Guangzhou Uprising and portraits of martyrs.