In the 1800s, Hong Xiuquan, from China failed the civil service exam. He fell ill and had the time to read a Christian Pamphlet and hallucinated that he was Jesus’ Chinese brother. He then led a cult that conquered much of Southern China and crowned himself as the King.

In the 1800s, a poor man from China failed the civil service exam. He fell ill and had the time to read a Christian Pamphlet and hallucinated that he was Jesus’ Chinese brother. He then led a cult that conquered much of Southern China and crowned himself as the King.

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A sketch of Hong Xiuquan
Hong Xiuquan

His name was Hong Xiuquan and he led a peasant rebellion that lasted 19 years and caused the deaths of at least 10 million people. 

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