Ma Shaowu

Chinese general

Ma Shaowu (馬紹武, 18741937) , a Hui, was born in Yunnan, China. He was a mandarin during the Qing dynasty. He became the military commander of Kucha and Daotai of Kashgar in Xinjiang under governor Yang Zengxin


  • I have served the Government of China for many years, first the Emperor, and after that the Republican Government at Nanking. I have always tried to do my best; but I must have committed errors--- though I do not know what they were---or this misfortune would not have befallen me. I have lost face.
  • I lost my post when, as a result of the troubles, China lost her authority in Kashgar.

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