Biography of Mr. Qian Mu

Mr. Qian Mu was born in the twenty-first year of Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty (17 years before the Republic of China) on the 9th day of June (July 30th in the Gregorian calendar). He was talented and intelligent since he was a child, studied hard and worked hard at the age of eighteen as a teacher in a rural elementary school. At the age of thirty-six, he published an article "The Chronicles of Liu Xiangxin and His Son" to refute Kang Youwei's misrepresentation of "Xinxue Pseudo-Confucianism", which shocked the academic circles in Beijing. In the same year, he served as a lecturer at Yenching University, teaching Chinese. In the twentieth year of the Republic of China, he was transferred to the Department of History of Peking University as a teacher at the beginning of his lecture on history. In 1949, he went to Hong Kong to establish New Asia College. In forty-four years, he was invited by the Department of Oriental Studies at Yale University to give lectures at that school for half a year and was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by Yale University. In the autumn of fifty-six, the husband and wife returned to China and settled in the Sushulou in Waishuangxi, Taipei. Elected as an academician of the Academia Sinica in 57 years. Employed as a member of the presidential palace in 1975. In 1989, Mr. Qian moved out of Sushulou and died in his home in Hangzhou South Road, Taipei City in August of that year. He was 96 years old. In 1981, Mrs. Feng's spiritual bones were buried on the shore of Taihu Lake.

Year (AD)Important note
Seventeen years before the Republic of China (1895)On June 9th of the lunar calendar, Mr. Bin Si was born in the fifth generation of the fifth generation on Qifangqiao, Xiaoaojing, Yanxiang Town, Dangkou Town, Wuxi County, Jiangsu Province.
Fifteen years before the Republic of China (1897)The eldest brother was born and died unfortunately.
Eleven years before the Republic of China (1901)Together with his former brother and cousin, he went to the private school to study, and the daily memorization of new words increased from 20 to 80.
The first ten years of the Republic of China (1902)Young and smart, never forget.
Seven years before the Republic of China (1905)When my husband was in the second grade of Guoyu School, because of his excellent writing performance, he skipped and promoted twice. Usually at home, when his father teaches his elder brother, the husband can listen in and speak if there is a problem.
Six years before the Republic of China (1906)At 10 o'clock in the morning on May 17 (April 24 of the lunar calendar), his father died at the age of 41 (1866-1906). He was dying to remind Mr. to study hard.
The first year of the Republic of China (1912)In Chun, Mr. Enwei changed his name to Mu and taught at Qinjia Shuiqu No. 3 Elementary School in the suburbs of Wuxi City. In the same year, he won the first prize of essay essay in Oriental Magazine for his article "The Future of National Foreign Policy".
Seventh year of the Republic of China (1918)That year, he taught for another year at the Hongmo "Guoyu" School in Echo Dangkou Town; in November, the book "The Analects of Analects" was published by the Shanghai Commercial Bookstore.
Ninth Year of the Republic of China (1920)In autumn, he was transferred to Taibo City No. 1 Elementary School in Houzhai Town and served as the principal. In the winter of the same year, the article "Love and Desire" was first published in the Xuedeng Supplement of Shanghai's "Newspaper" with a big size, and his life was in the newspaper. The first article submitted.
Ten Years of the Republic of China (1921)In the spring of this year, he was transferred to the director of the "Tabor City Library".
Seventeenth year of the Republic of China (1928)At the turn of the summer and autumn, the husband's wife, children, and elder brother died successively; his eldest wife Qian Weichang followed him to the first grade of high school in Suzhou Middle School.
Eighteenth year of the Republic of China (1929)Mr. Nian resigned from Guangzhou Sun Yat-sen University and stayed in Suzhong.
Nineteenth Year of the Republic of China (1930)Continue to marry Ms. Zhang Yiguan and welcome her adopted mother to Suzhou. In March, "Mozi" and "Wang Shouren" were published by the Shanghai Commercial Press; in the autumn of the same year, Gu Jiegang recommended Mr. Gu Jiegang to be a lecturer in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature of Peking Private Yenching University, and Mr. Liu published in the "Yenjing Journal" "The Chronicle of Liu Xiangxin and His Son" One article shocked the academic circles of Peking at that time.
Twenty Years of the Republic of China (1931)In autumn, Mr. Qiu was transferred to the Department of History of National Peking University as an associate professor, giving lectures on "Ancient History of China" and "History of the Qin and Han Dynasties".
21st Year of the Republic of China (1932)He opened "History of Chinese Political System" at Peking University and lectured on "Academic History of China Nearly 300 Years". At the same time, he took a part-time course at Tsinghua University. "Lao Zi Bian" was first published by Shanghai Dahua Bookstore.
The 22nd year of the Republic of China (1933)In Qiu, Mr. Qiu gave the first "General History of China" class at Peking University, and he still teaches "Academic History of China Nearly a Hundred Years" and concurrently lectures at Yenching University.
Thirty Years of the Republic of China (1941)On January 31 (the fifth day of the first month of the lunar calendar), his mother Cai died of illness in his hometown of Jiangsu at the age of 77. Her husband wrote the title of "Science Qinqiang School". This year, Mr. Yan was invited by the Department of History of Wuhan University in Jiading, Sichuan to give lectures on "Introduction to the History of Chinese Political System" and "History of the Qin and Han Dynasties" January (March 23 to April 28). Academician Yan Gengwang was one of the students taught at that time; At the invitation of Ma Yifu, he went to the Fuxing Academy on the other side of the Minjiang River to give a speech on "Traditional Chinese Politics". In December, he was transferred to Chongqing National Central University as a tutor in the Institute of History.
The 38th year of the Republic of China (1949)The current situation in the mainland is tense, so my husband took refuge in Hong Kong by Zhang Qiyun’s appointment. He also organized the "Asian Business School" with scholars such as Xie Youwei, Cui Shuqin, and borrowed three classrooms from South China Middle School on Weiqing Street in Kowloon; the school officially opened on October 10. There are more than 60 students.
Thirty-ninth year of the Republic of China (1950)In the autumn of the same year, the New Asia branch campus was set up at the Cape Apartment on King’s Road, North Point. In the autumn of the same year, Shanghai businessman Wang Yuefeng invested in the new building on Guilin Street, Kowloon. It was used as a new school building and was renamed "New Asia College." Dean. In the winter of the same year, he went to Taiwan in the winter of the same year. He was first invited by the Taipei Provincial Normal College to give a speech on "Cultural Studies". Then he was invited by the General Political Department of the Ministry of National Defense to give a speech on "The Spirit of Chinese History."
Forty-first year of the Republic of China (1952)On April 16th, I was invited by Zhu Jiahua to give a speech for the "Comrades of the United Nations". I borrowed the newly completed Shock Hall of Tamkang College of Arts and Sciences. When I finished the speech to answer questions, I was suddenly stunned by a large cement block falling from the roof and sent to the hospital immediately First aid, he went to Taichung to recuperate for four months. During that time, Hu Meiqi, a New Asia student who worked in the library of Taichung Teachers College, often came to accompany him, which facilitated the marriage in the future.
Forty-five years of the Republic of China (1956)On January 30th, Mr. and Ms. Hu Meiqi held a wedding at the "Rehabilitation Club" on Argyle Street, Kowloon. Only more than ten family members of Xinya colleagues attended; this year, "The Year of the Pre-Qin Zhuzi" was republished by the University of Hong Kong, "Mr. Wang Yangming" The Biography and University Questions are published by Life Magazine, and the Collection of Chinese Academic History is published by Taipei Chinese Cultural Enterprise Press.
The 49th year of the Republic of China (1960)In January of that year, he was invited to give lectures in the Department of Oriental Studies at Yale University in the United States. In July, he visited Harvard University, Columbia University and the University of Chicago. He also went to San Francisco, Seattle and Toronto, Canada to study, and then went to Oxford, Cambridge and London in the United Kingdom. Wait for the university visit, and visit Paris, France and Rome, Italy. In the same year, "Looking on the Lake" was published, and the Department of Physical Chemistry was added to the New Asia Academy.
The Fifty-third Year of the Republic of China (1964)In June of that year, he officially resigned as the principal of "New Asia College", ending his 16-year career in Hong Kong.
The fifty-fourth year of the Republic of China (1965)In the summer of this year, Nanyang University of Singapore proposed to be appointed as the principal, but his husband declined. In July, went to the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur to give lectures for one year.
The fifty-sixth year of the Republic of China (1967)In May of that year, my husband gave a speech on the "May Fourth Movement" at the invitation of the students of CUHK New Asia College. In August, he decided to settle in Taiwan. In October, he and his wife moved to Taipei, first living in the "Freedom House" and then renting to Jinshan Street.
The 57th year of the Republic of China (1968)In July, he won the highest academic award in the Republic of China and was elected as a member of the Humanities Group of the "National Academia Sinica". In the same month, he moved to the "Sushulou" in Shuangxi, outside Shilin, a suburb of Taipei. In the same month, "Twelve Lectures on Chinese Culture" was published.
The fifty-eighth year of the Republic of China (1969)At the invitation of New Asia’s new president, Professor Shen Yizhen, he traveled from Taiwan to Hong Kong to participate in the 20th Anniversary Celebration of New Asia.
The Sixty-third Year of the Republic of China (1974)The article "Eighty Recalling Parents" was completed this year. In September, "Confucius and the Analects" was published.
Sixty-fourth year of the Republic of China (1975)"Chinese Academic Interpretation" was published.
The Sixty-Sixth Year of the Republic of China (1977)In May, "The Situation of the World and Chinese Culture" was published; in winter, Mr.'s gastric drama was almost dead.
The 67th year of the Republic of China (1978)In the summer, the "Mr. Qian Binsi Academic and Cultural Lecture" organized by the Dean of the New Asia College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Jin Yaoji, was formally established.
The 68th year of the Republic of China (1979)In August, "Historical and Cultural Essays" and "Chinese Nationality and Chinese Culture Viewed from Chinese History" were published. In the same year, Mr. and Mrs. went to Hong Kong to participate in the "Thirtieth Anniversary of the Founding of New Asia College" and met with Professor Lu Ding from the Department of History of Yale University who assisted New Asia College.
The Sixty-ninth Year of the Republic of China (1980)Xia, husband and wife went to Hong Kong again, and spent a week together with their sons Qian Zhuo, Qian Xing, Qian Xun and their young daughter Qian Hui, who were staying in mainland China.
The 72nd year of the Republic of China (1983)In April, Professor Zhu Guangqian from Peking University was invited to the "Mr. Qian Binsi Cultural and Academic Lecture" of the Chinese University of Hong Kong to give a lecture on "Veken's New Science". Regardless of age and trek, Mr. rushed from Taipei to Hong Kong to meet old friends. "Eighty Memories of Parents, Miscellaneous Memories of Teachers and Friends" and "Three Books of Song Shuxue" were published successively.
The Seventy-fifth Year of the Republic of China (1986)June 9th was the "last lesson" of my husband's farewell to the Xingtan. Professor Lu Yaodong, Lieutenant General Kong Lingsheng, and Mr. Soong Chuyu all rushed to the Sushu building in Waishuangxi to attend class. The husband said to the students who came to the class, "You are Chinese, don't forget China!" He officially announced his retirement from the Chinese Culture University and continued to teach at home for two years before ending his 77-year career in education.
The Seventy-ninth Year of the Republic of China (1990)On June 1, he moved out of Sushulou where he had lived for 22 years; on August 30, his husband passed away at the newly moved residence on Hangzhou South Road, Taipei, at the age of 96; a public memorial was held in Taipei on September 26, and his children stayed in mainland China. Hearing, the application to go to Taiwan to go to the funeral was unsuccessful, so he only participated in the public memorial held in Hong Kong New Asia College on September 30. Two years later, according to his last wish, his ashes were transported back to his hometown in Jiangsu, China, and buried in Xishan in the Taihu Lake of Suzhou.