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Reply to Lan Fang issue
> I could not find the Republic of Lan Fang in my books.
> (1) Luo2 Fang Bo2, a Hakka descent?, born in Guangdong
> province, founded the Fang Bo2 Republic in the westernmost of
> Borneo Island at the beginning of 19th century. He proclaimed > himself
the President of the Republic of Fang Bo2. After his
> death the Presidency was elected by Chinese descents only and
> the natives were > excluded. This Republic was subjucated by > the Dutch
at the end of 19th century.
Firstly, I apologised for the mistake I made in thinking that you made the
contribution on Lan Fang Republic. I think it could on Dr Lee's web site.
Anyway, below is an extract of the Lan Fang Republic.
Lan Fang and Fang Bo2 are the same.
So is Low Lan Pak and Luo2 Fang Bo2.
> Lan Fang Republic
> Towards the end of the 18th century, Kwangtung Hakkas
> established a republic in Western Kalimantan which lasted 107
> years and had 10 presidents.
> The first president is Low Lan Pak. He was born in Kwangtung,
> Mei Hsien, Shih Pik Pao on the third year of Ching dynasty
> Chien Long emperor. He married a girl and had a son. But
> Hakka's custom usually do not take wife along for overseas
> trip. He left for Western Kalimantan alone to join the gold
> rush at that time.