August 21, 1874|
Fengtian Province, (modern Liaoning Province),
February 15, 1936|
Beijing, Republic of China
Wang Chengbin (Chinese: 王承斌) (August 21, 1874 – February 15, 1936) was an ethnic Manchu Chinese general of the Warlord Era of the Republic of China. He was the father of Hong Kong cartoonist Alfonso Wong. Born in Fengtian (modern Liaoning) province, Wang attended the Baoding Military Academy from 1907–09, joining the New Army shortly afterward and being stationed in Changchun, Jilin province. In October 1911, after the outbreak of the Wuchang Uprising, he was sent to Shanxi Province to suppress supporters of the Xinhai Revolution. In August 1912 he was made commander of the 11th Regiment, which was part of the 3rd Division, 6th Brigade. In autumn 1913 he went with the 3rd Division to Yuezhou (modern Yueyang, Hunan province), to suppress the Second Revolution. In 1915, he went with the 3rd Division to Sichuan province to suppress opposition to the Empire of China. In July 1917 he acted with Wu Peifu to bring down Zhang Xun's Manchu Restoration.
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