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March 31, 1885, French Admiral Colbert seized Penghu. Later he died there. Taiwan is one of the main battlefields of the Sino-French War. The military coordination influenced the historical development of Taiwan. For details you may refer to our research finding:Hsu Hsueh-chi, "Situation in Taiwan during the Late Ch'ing Dynasty".
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