Chinese Revolution 1911&1912


Start of Revolution

April 1911

a chain of events leads to the revolution

open revolt

September 1911

the dissatisfaction boiled over to an open revolt


October 10, 1911

a mutiny broke out among the troops in Wuchang

Yan Shikai

November 1911

Yan Shikai was made primier

Yuan and the government

February 1912

Yuan was made to abdicate the throne in a proclamation that transferred the government to the peoples representatives

provisional constitution

March 1912

a provisional constitution was promulgated by the Nanjing parliament