Time line Southern Shaolin Hung Gar
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Tang Dynasty (618-907)
The Southern Shaolin Monastery was set up on the Dongyre Hill, at the foot of Qingyuan, Mountain in Quanzhou,
Fujian, by the monk Zhikong of the Songshan Shaolin Monastery, Henan. It was first known by the name Zhenguo
East Chan Shaolin Monastery. It has been restored and is now named Quanzhou Shaolin Monastery
Ching Dynasty (1644 – 1912)
The resistance against the Ching Dynasty and the authorities had spread widely in Fujian. The uprising in Putian County even lasten longer.
The Ching Govemment outlaws the practice of martial arts.
1732 (11th year of Emperor Yung Cheng)
Hung Hei Gwoon bom in Fa City (Huaxian), Guangdong. Some sources say the city Chuenjao, Fujian
1768 (32nd year of Emperor Chien Lung)
The Southem Shaolin Temple is destroyed by the Ching imperial army. Abbot Gee Sin Sim Si, Hung Hei Gwoon
and Luk Ah Choy escaped the destruction and massacre.
Luk Ah Choy adopts as his student Wong Kei Ying, father of Wong Fei Hung.
The Ching Goverment lift the ban on martial arts. Hung Hei Gwoon opens a Kung Fu school in Fa City and names
his art Hung Gar Kuen (Hung Family Fist), mainly to hide its Shaolin connections from the Manchus
Luk Ah Choy passed away in his home, known as Leshan Lodge at age 68.
Leung Kwan (Tid Kiu Sam) was born in Nanhai County, Guangdong.
According to legend Hung Hei Gwoon passed away at the age of 93.
Wong Fei Hung was born in the village Xiqiao, Nanhai County,Guangdong
1851 – 1865
Tai Ping Uprising
Lam Sai Wing was born in Pingchow, a small village in Nanhai County, Guangdong
Tid Kiu Sam passed away.
Chiu Kao was born in Sunwui, Samkong County, Guangdong
1899 – 1900
Shiu Ying was born in the village Sanhui, Guangdong
Republic of China
Sun Yat Sen honours Lam Sai Wing with a medal for his deeds and efforts for helping those in need.
Wong Fei Hung passed away at age 77
Chiu Chi Wai, son of Chiu Kau and Shiu Ying, bom
Lam Sai Wing passed away in Hongkong at the
age of 83. Chiu Chi Ling, son of Chiu Kau and Shiu ying, born in Hongkong
Lam Sai Wing’s students publish 3 books on Hung Gar with drawings after original pictures of Lam Sai Wing
Gung Gee Fuk Foo Kuen, Fu Hok Seung Ying Kuen and Tid Sin Kuen.
People’s Republic of China
1949 – present
Mok Kwei Lan, last wife of Wong Fei Hung, passed away. She was adept in Mok Gar and Hung Gar
Chiu Kau passed away in Hongkong at the age of 100
Line of succesions
Abbot Gee Sin Sim Si
Luk Ah Choy
Wong Kei Ying
Wong Fei Hung
Lam Sai Wing
Chiu Kao & Shiu Ying
Chiu Chi Wai & Chiu Chi Ling