Homer Lea (1876-1912)

Homer Lea (November 17, 1876 – November 1, 1912) was an American adventurer, author and geopolitical strategist. He is today best known for his involvement with Chinese reform and revolutionary movements in the early twentieth century and as a close advisor to Dr. Sun Yat-sen during the 1911 Chinese Republican revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty, and for his writings about China and geopolitics.

The Day of the Saxon (1912)

The Valor of Ignorance (1909)

Diverse writings and essays

Supplementary Material

Homer Lea, Sun yat-sen and the Chinese Revolution by Eugene Anschel (1984) on Archive.org

The Homer Lea Research Center