Zhang served as a military escort for Empress Dowager Cixi during the Boxer Uprising.
He fought for the Qing at Nanjing in 1911, and then after the fall of the Qing, he remained loyal to Yuan Shikai.
Despite serving as a general in the new Republic, he refused to cut his queue, as a symbol of his loyalty to the Qing. He seized Nanjing from the KMT in 1913, defeating the Second Revolution.
In 1917 Zhang entered Beijing to restore Puyi along with Kang Youwei but was thwarted by other generals.
Zhang then took refuge in the Dutch legation and did not participate in politics again.
New Chinese for Children is a series of elementary textbooks specifically designed to teach Chinese to English speaking children who are three to twelve years old.
The series is comprised of three books, each containing twenty lessons.
Book 1 is aimed at teaching children Chinese pronunciation; books 2 and 3 deal mainly with basic sentence patterns.
Texts are enlivened by rich illustrations, making the books appealing to children.After completing this series children will command a vocabulary of over 300 words and will be able to communicate in Chinese in day to day situations.This solo xun album of Zhang Wei-liang is the first xun solo album around the world, issued in 1997. Zhang is a famous flute musician as well as educator in China. ; September 16, 1854 – September 11, 1923) was a Qing-loyalist general who attempted to restore the abdicated emperor Puyi in the Manchu Restoration of 1917.He supported Yuan Shikai during his time as president.