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, ...
Ba Jin
Li Yaotang (simplified Chinese: 李尧棠; traditional Chinese: 李堯棠; pinyin: Lǐ Yáotáng; Wade–Giles: Li Yao-t'ang, November 25, 1904 – October 17, 2005), courtesy name Feigan (Chinese&...
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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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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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Cheng Qian
Cheng Qian (simplified Chinese: 程潜; traditional Chinese: 程潛; pinyin: Chéng Qián; Wade–Giles: Ch'eng Ch'ien; 1882–5 April 1968) was a Chinese military general. He occupied a number of s...
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Li Lisan
Lǐ Lìsān (Chinese: 李立三; pinyin: Lǐ Lìsān; March 1899–June 22, 1967) was an early leader of the Chinese communists, and the top leader of the Chinese Communist Party from 1928 to 1930, me...
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Ji Xianlin
Ji Xianlin (Chinese: 季羡林; pinyin: Jì Xiànlín; August 6, 1911 – July 11, 2009) was a Chinese Indologist, linguist, paleographer, historian, and writer who had been honored by the governments of...
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...
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 Shuli
Zhao Shuli (simplified Chinese: 赵树理; traditional Chinese: 趙樹理; pinyin: Zhào Shùlǐ) was a novelist and a leading figure of modern Chinese literature. Born in 1906 in Qinshui County 沁水縣, Sh...
Feng Baiju
Feng Baiju, (冯白驹),(1903–1973) was the chief leader of the Hainan Independent Column (Qiongya zongdui) of Chinese Communist fighters on Hainan Island. Feng led the column in resistance to both the Nat...
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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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Yang (surname)
Yang is the transcription of the Chinese family name 楊 / 杨. It is the sixth most common surname in Mainland China. As well as unpopular and lesser-known descendant of Huang Di (Yellow Emperor) accordi...
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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...
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 (surname)
He or Ho is the Romanised transliteration of several Chinese family names. Of these family names, 何 (Pinyin: Hé) is the most common at 17th (14 million, according to 2012 survey) and 贺 (Traditional: 賀...
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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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Liu Haisu
Liu Haisu (Chinese: 刘海粟; pinyin: Liú Hǎisù; 16 March 1896 – 7 August 1994) was a prominent twentieth-century Chinese painter and a noted art educator. He excelled in Chinese painting and oil p...
Deng Guangming
Dèng Guăngmíng (16 March 1907 – 10 January 1998) was a leading Chinese historian and historiographer who specialized in the 10th to 13th century Song, Jin and Liao Dynasty Dynasties remembered for his...
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