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Yung Wing

Born: Nov 17, 1828

Death: Apr 21, 1912

Birthplace: Nanping

Nationality: United States

Yung Wing

Date of Birth : Nov 17, 1828
Date of Death : Apr 21, 1912
Birth Place : Nanping

Yung Wing was the first Chinese student to graduate from a United States university. 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.

Also known as

  • Wing Yung
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