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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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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Chen Zaidao
Chen Zaidao (simplified Chinese: 陈再道; traditional Chinese: 陳再道; pinyin: Chén Zàidào, 1909 – 1993) was a Chinese general in the People's Liberation Army, who commanded the Wu...
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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...
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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Wang Ying (actress)
Wang Ying (Chinese: 王莹; March 8, 1913 – March 3, 1974) was a Chinese actress in the 1930s.She was the greatest rival of the actress Jiang Qing. She was persecuted by Jiang Qing at the time of Cult...
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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...
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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Luo Ruiqing
Luo Ruiqing (May 31, 1906 – August 3, 1978), formerly romanized as Lo Jui-ch'ing, was a Chinese army officer and politician, general of the People's Liberation Army. He created the People's Repu...
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Feng Qinzai
Feng Qinzai 冯钦哉, or Feng Chin-Tsai (1887–1963) was a Lieutenant-General in the Chinese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War.Feng Qinzai commanded the 42nd Division during the Battle of the Great W...
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Lu (surname)
Lu is the pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization of several distinct Chinese surnames that are written with different characters in Chinese. Depending on the character, it may be spelled Lú, Lǔ, or Lù whe...
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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Chen Gang
Chen Gang (陈刚) (1906–1967), important Moscow-trained member of the Chinese Communist Party’s security services prior to the founding of the PRC in 1949.Born in Fushun (富顺) county, Sichuan province, C...
Feng Youlan
Feng Youlan (Chinese: 馮友蘭; Wade–Giles: Fung Yu-lan; 4 December 1895 – 26 November 1990) was a Chinese philosopher who was instrumental for reintroducing the study of Chinese philosophy i...
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Zhu De
Zhu De (Chu Teh; pronounced [ʈʂú tɤ̌]; 1 December 1886 – 6 July 1976) was a Chinese general, warlord, politician, revolutionary, and one of the pioneers of the Chinese Communist P...
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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...
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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Tian Han
Tian Han (12 March 1898 – 10 December 1968), born in Changsha, Hunan, and formerly romanized as Tien Han, was a Chinese drama activist, playwright, a leader of revolutionary music and films, as well a...
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Wu Mi
Wu Mi (Chinese: 吴宓) (August 20, 1894 – January 17, 1978), (once using the name Wu Yuheng (吴玉衡)), was one of the founders of Chinese comparative literature, a critic, redologist (one who studi...