- Rider(s):Zheng Chenggong (Koxinga)
(1624-1662) also known as Koxinga, lived in Quanzhou. As chief commander of the Ming troops on the maritime front Koxinga devoted the last years of his life to resisting the conquest of China by the Manchus. Upon defeating the forces of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) on Taiwan in his last campaign, Koxinga took over the island from the Dutch, who had held the island for 38 years.
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