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  1. sick man of Asianoun

    Qing Empire / Empire of China / China

    Etymology: Coined in reference to the term sick man of Europe


  1. Sick man of Asia

    The phrase "sick man of Asia" or "sick man of East Asia" originally referred to China in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when it was riven by internal divisions and forced by the great powers into a series of Unequal Treaties, culminating in the Japanese invasion of China during World War II. The phrase was intended as a parallel to "sick man of Europe", referring to the weakening Ottoman Empire during the same period.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sick man of asia in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sick man of asia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. David Moser:

    The May 4 intellectuals were very patriotic and bemoaning the fact China was being called' the sick man of Asia' at the time, they wanted to import Western ideologies in order to save China.

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