History of Hong Kong

By 17liun1
  • British took over Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong was formally the United Kindom's under the Treaty of Nanking

    In 29 August, 1842, Hong Kong was formally United Kingdom's under the Treaty of Nanking
  • China's Defeat after the second Opium war

    In 1860 after China’s defeat in the Second Opium War, the Kowloon Peninsula and Stonecutter's Island were also given to Britain under the Convention of Peking.
  • Increase Population

    Under the british rule, Hong Kong’s population has increased a lot from 7450, mostly fishermen's to over 115,000 chinese and 8754 Europeans in Hong Kong (including Kowloon) in 1870.