Deng Xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping (Simplified Chinese 邓小平, Traditional Chinese 鄧小平, pinyin dèng xiǎopíng, [tɤŋ˥˩ ɕjɑʊ˩ pʰiŋ˧˥]); 22 August 1904 – 19 February 1997) was a Chinese revolutionary and statesman. He was the le...
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Li Lili
Li Lili (黎莉莉, 1915–2005) was a Chinese film actress and singer. Her films Little Toys, The Big Road and Storm on the Border were blockbusters of the 1930s and 1940s.
Li was born Qian Zhenzhen in B...
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Wang Li (linguist)
Wang Li (Chinese: 王力), or Wang Liaoyi (王了一), (1900–1986) was a Chinese linguist. Many considered him to be the founder of modern Chinese linguistics.
Of Hakka ancestry from Tingzhou, Longyan, ...
Li Sizhong (ichthyologist)
Li Sizhong (Chinese: 李思忠; Wade–Giles: Li Sze-Chung; 2/19 1921 – 1/11, 2009) was an ichthyologist with the Institute of Zoology (中国科学院动物研究所) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Throughout his r...
Wu Yin (actress)
Wu Yin (Chinese: 吴茵; 2 August 1909 – 10 April 1991) was a Chinese film and drama actress active from the 1930s to 1990. She appeared in 45 films and 48 plays, most notably in the classics The Spri...
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Baren (author)
Baren (Chinese: 巴人; pinyin: Bārén; 1901-1972), was a modern Chinese writer, critic and translator.Baren was born Wang Renshu (Chinese: 王任叔; pinyin: Wáng Rènshū) to a needy family in Fe...
Peng (surname)
Peng (Chinese: 彭; pinyin: Péng), alternative form of romanizations includes Pang and Phang (Cantonese, Hakka), Pangestu or Pangestoe (Indonesian), Banh (Vietnamese) is a common Chinese family name, ra...
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Wang Guangmei
Wang Guangmei (Chinese: 王光美; pinyin: Wáng Guāngmĕi; 26 September 1921 – 13 October 2006) was a respected Chinese politician, philanthropist, and First Lady, the wife of Liu Shaoqi, who served ...
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Sha Wenhan
Sha Wenhan (simplified Chinese: 沙文汉; traditional Chinese: 沙文漢; pinyin: Shā Wénhàn; 1908–1964), was a Chinese historian, revolutionary, educator and politician. Sha was a former Governor of...
Chen Gexin
Chen Gexin (Chinese: 陳歌辛; pinyin: Chén Gēxīn; Wade–Giles: Ch'en Ko-hsin; 1914–1961) was a Chinese popular music songwriter. His also used the pen names Lín Méi (林枚) and Qìng Yú (慶餘).
C...
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Shan Tianfang
Shan Tianfang (Chinese: 单田芳; born December 1935) is the stage name of the famous Chinese pingshu performer Shan Chuanzhong (Chinese: 单传忠), who comes from Laishui County, Hebei Province (according to s...
Lin Zhao
Lin Zhao (Chinese: 林昭; December 16, 1932 – April 29, 1968), born Peng Lingzhao (彭令昭), was a prominent dissident who was imprisoned and later executed by the People's Republic of China during the C...
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Huang Shaoxiong
Huang Shaohong (1895 – August 31, 1966) was a warlord in Guangxi province, and governed Guangxi as part of the New Guangxi Clique, though the later part of the Warlord era and a leader in the later ye...
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Zhao Dan
Zhao Dan (June 27, 1915 - October 10, 1980) was a Chinese actor popular in the golden age of Chinese Cinema.
Zhao first became famous working in the Mingxing Film Company in the 1930s including pl...
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Guo Huaruo
Guo Huaruo (Chinese: 郭化若; pinyin: Guō Huàruò; Wade–Giles: Kuo Hua-jo; 1904−1995) was a Chinese military strategist and lieutenant general of the People's Liberation Army. According to Alas...
Bingxin
Xie Wanying (October 5, 1900 – February 28, 1999), better known by her pen name Bingxin or Xie Bingxin, was one of the most prolific Chinese writers of the 20th Century. Many of her works were w...
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Chen Hansheng
Chen Hansheng (Chinese: 陈翰笙; pinyin: Chén Hànshēng; February 5, 1897 – March 13, 2004), also known as Chen Han-seng and Geoffrey Chen, was a Chinese sociologist and considered a pioneer of mod...
Chen Hengzhe
Chen Hengzhe or Ch'en Heng-che (Chinese: 陈衡哲; 12 July 1890—1976) pen name Sophia H. Z. Chen 莎菲, was a pioneering writer in the new literature vernacular Chinese style and a leader in the New Culture M...
Yang Jiang
Yang Jiang (simplified Chinese: 杨绛; traditional Chinese: 楊絳; pinyin: Yáng Jiàng), born Yang Jikang (simplified Chinese: 杨季康; traditional Chinese: 楊季康; pinyin: Yáng Jìkāng) (bor...
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Xiong Qinglai
Xiong Qinglai (simplified Chinese: 熊庆来; traditional Chinese: 熊慶來; pinyin: Xióng Qìnglái; Wade–Giles: Hsiung Ch'ing-lai, October 20, 1893—February 3, 1969), courtesy name Youzhi (迪之), w...
Deng Tuo
Deng Tuo (Chinese: 邓拓; 1912–1966) was a Chinese poet, intellectual and journalist. He became a cadre of the Communist Party of China and served as editor-in-chief of the People's Daily from 1948 t...
Teng Daiyuan
Teng Daiyuan (Chinese: 滕代远; November 2, 1904 - December 1, 1974) was a military leader of the People's Liberation Army, a senior leader of the Communist Party of China, and a politician of the Peo...
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He Long
He Long (simplified Chinese: 贺龙; traditional Chinese: 賀龍; pinyin: Hè Lóng; Wade–Giles: Ho Lung; March 22, 1896 – June 8, 1969) was a Chinese military leader. He was from a poor rural f...
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Shu Xingbei
Shu Xingbei (Chinese: 束星北; pinyin: Shù Xīngběi; aka Hsin Pei Soh, Hsin-Pei Soh, or Hsin P. Soh) (October 1, 1905 - October 30, 1983), was an educator and leading physicist in China.
Shu wa...
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Wang Zhuxi
Wang Zhuxi (Chinese: 王竹溪; Pinyin: Wáng Zhúxī; June 7, 1911 - January 30, 1983), given name as Zhiqi (治淇), sobriquet as Zhuxi, was a renowned physicist, educator and philologist of China.
Born in G...
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Sun Weishi
Sun Weishi (1921 – October 15, 1968) was the first female director of modern spoken drama (Huaju) in Chinese history. Sun's father was killed by the Kuomintang (KMT) in 1927, and Sun was eventually a...
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Zhang Ruifang
Zhang Ruifang (15 June 1918 – 28 June 2012) was a Chinese film and theatre actress. In 1963, Zhang won Hundred Flowers Award for Best Actress for her household character in comedy Li Shuangshuang. Sh...
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Ye Qisun
Ye Qisun (simplified Chinese: 叶企孙; traditional Chinese: 葉企蓀; July 16, 1898 - January 3, 1977), also named Ye Hongjuan (叶鸿眷), was a renowned Chinese physicist and one of the founders of modern ...
Yan Hongyan
Yan Hongyan (Chinese: 阎红彦; pinyin: Yán Hóngyàn; 13 September 1909 – 8 January 1967) was a general of the People's Liberation Army of China.Yan was born in Anding County, Shaanxi province in 19...