The Sino-French War (traditional Chinese: 中法戰爭; simplified Chinese: 中法战争; pinyin: Zhōngfǎ Zhànzhēng, French: Guerre franco-chinoise, Khmer: សង្គ្រាមបារាំង-ចិន, Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Pháp-Thanh), also known as the Tonkin War and Tonquin War, was an undeclared war--a limited conflict fought from August 1884 through April 1885. Militarily it was a stalemate. The Chinese armies performed better than in other nineteenth-century wars and the war ended with French retreat on land,/ The war decided that France would supplant China's control of Tonkin (northern Vietnam). The war strengthened the control of Empress Dowager Cixi Over the Chinese government, but brought down the government of Prime Minister Jules Ferry in Paris. Both sides were satisfied with the Treaty of Tientsin. According to Llo

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  • The Sino-French War (traditional Chinese: 中法戰爭; simplified Chinese: 中法战争; pinyin: Zhōngfǎ Zhànzhēng, French: Guerre franco-chinoise, Khmer: សង្គ្រាមបារាំង-ចិន, Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Pháp-Thanh), also known as the Tonkin War and Tonquin War, was an undeclared war--a limited conflict fought from August 1884 through April 1885. Militarily it was a stalemate. The Chinese armies performed better than in other nineteenth-century wars and the war ended with French retreat on land,/ The war decided that France would supplant China's control of Tonkin (northern Vietnam). The war strengthened the control of Empress Dowager Cixi Over the Chinese government, but brought down the government of Prime Minister Jules Ferry in Paris. Both sides were satisfied with the Treaty of Tientsin. According to Lloyd Eastman, "neither nation reaped diplomatic gains." (en)
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  • 5,223 died of disease
  • 4,222 killed and wounded
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  • France
  • Black Flag Army
  • Nguyễn dynasty
  • Qing dynasty
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  • *Treaty of Tientsin
  • Both sides declared victory
  • *Collapse of Ferry's governmentin late March due to public opinion against the war
  • * Defeat of Qing forces on Taiwan and surrounding islands
  • * Strategic victory for Qing forces on land
  • * French diplomatic victory
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  • 15,000 to 20,000 soldiers
  • 25,000 to 35,000 soldiers (from the provinces ofGuangdong,Guangxi,Fujian,ZhejiangandYunnan)
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  • The Sino-French War (traditional Chinese: 中法戰爭; simplified Chinese: 中法战争; pinyin: Zhōngfǎ Zhànzhēng, French: Guerre franco-chinoise, Khmer: សង្គ្រាមបារាំង-ចិន, Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Pháp-Thanh), also known as the Tonkin War and Tonquin War, was an undeclared war--a limited conflict fought from August 1884 through April 1885. Militarily it was a stalemate. The Chinese armies performed better than in other nineteenth-century wars and the war ended with French retreat on land,/ The war decided that France would supplant China's control of Tonkin (northern Vietnam). The war strengthened the control of Empress Dowager Cixi Over the Chinese government, but brought down the government of Prime Minister Jules Ferry in Paris. Both sides were satisfied with the Treaty of Tientsin. According to Llo (en)
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  • Sino-French War (en)
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