Max Högqvist

12 August 1840–1872 (Age 31)
Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

The Life of Max

When Max Högqvist was born on 12 August 1840, in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, his father, Oskar I Bernadotte, King of Sweden, was 41 and his mother, Emelie Högqvist, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter. He died in 1872, in China, at the age of 32.

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World Events (6)

1841 · Sino-Sikh War

Age 1

A conflict between the Sikh Empire and Qing China from May of 1841 to August of 1842, referred to as the Invasion of Tibet, the Dogra War, or the Sino-Sikh War. The fighting began when the Sikh Empire, led by General Zorawar Singh Kahluria, invaded the western side of Tibet. The Qing launched a counterattack, but due to defeats, the two sides ended up in a military stalemate. The war ended with the Treaty of Chushul, designed to return to the pre-war status quo.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 8

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Age 11

Taiping rebellion. Hung Hsiu-ch'uan fails his civil service examination, he goes into a trance and discovers that he is the Son of God. He declares the T'ai-p'ing T'ien-kuo, the Heavenly Kingdom of Great Peace, and begins the Taiping rebellion, the bloodiest civil war in world history.

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