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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Bo Yibo
Bo Yibo (17 February 1908 – 15 January 2007) was a Chinese political and military leader. He was one of the most senior political figures in China during the 1980s and 1990s.After joining the Chinese ...
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Wu Han (historian)
Wu Han (Chinese: 吴晗; August 11, 1909 – October 11, 1969) was a Chinese historian and politician, and a leading scholar on the Ming dynasty. Wu was one of the most important historians in the developme...
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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Wang Dazhi
Wang Dazhi (Chinese: 汪达之; Pinyin: Wāng Dázhī; April 21, 1903 -- March 27, 1980) was a Chinese educator.
Wang Dazhi was born in Yi County, Anhui in 1903. He attended the Nanjing Xiaozhuang Normal ...
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 ...
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...
Bian Zhongyun
Bian Zhongyun (Chinese: 卞仲耘, 1916-1966) was a deputy principal at the Experimental High School Attached to Beijing Normal University, in Beijing, China. She become the first victim of the Cultural...
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...
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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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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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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Cultural Revolution
The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a social-political movement that took place in the People's Republic of China from 1966 until 1976. Set into motion by ...
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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...
Li Da
Li Da (1890–1966) was a Chinese Marxist philosopher. Li Da left the Communist Party in the 1920s due to its reformism. However he maintained close ties with the Party and its underground apparatus. Li...
Pan Guangdan
Pan Guangdan (Chinese: 潘光旦; 1898–1967) known in English as Quentin Pan, was one of the most distinguished sociologists and eugenicists of China. Educated at Tsinghua University on a Boxer Indemni...
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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...
Chu (Chinese surname)
Chu is the pinyin romanization of several different Chinese family names, which including 楚 Chǔ, 储 Chǔ, 褚 Chǔ, 触 Chù, etc. But in the Wade-Giles romanization system, Chu stands for Zhu in pinyin, also...
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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