- July 14
) was a Chinese
female anti-Qing Empire
revolutionary killed after a failed uprising.
- Courtesy names: Xuánqīng (璿卿) and Jìngxióng (競雄)
- Sobriquet: The Woman-knight of Mirror Lake (鑑湖女俠 Jiànhú Nǚxiá)
Born in Minhou, Fujian Province
, Qiu grew up in Shānyīn Village, Shaoxing
Subprefecture, Zhejiang Province
. In 1905, Qiu joined Guangfuhui
led by Cai Yuanpei
, and the Tokyo
led by Sun Yat-sen
in . Qiu was killed at 32 after the Xu Gao-led uprising failed in front of a school.
Qiu is now buried beside Xi Lake in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China established a museum for her in Shaoxing City.