Famous People From China
Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27 November 1940
Actor, Martial Artist
Xi JinpingXi Jinping
15 June 1953
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China

Mao ZedongMao Zedong
26 December 1893
Communist Leader of China

ConfuciusConfucius
28 September 0551
Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and

Jack MaJack Ma
10 September 1964
Chinese business magnate

Yao MingYao Ming
12 September 1980
Basketball Player
Chiang Kai-shekChiang Kai-shek
31 October 1887
President of the Republic of China

Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
22 August 1904
 

Tank ManTank Man
1970 AD
Protester
Jackson WangJackson Wang
28 March 1994
Rapper

PuyiPuyi
07 February 1906
Last Emperor of China
Qin Shi HuangQin Shi Huang
0259 BC
King

BodhidharmaBodhidharma
0483 AD
Buddhist Monk

Hu JintaoHu Jintao
21 December 1942
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of

Sun TzuSun Tzu
0544 BC
Ancient Military General, Strategist & Philosopher

Kris WuKris Wu
06 November 1990
Actor, model, singer
Jiang ZeminJiang Zemin
17 August 1926
Politician

Qianlong EmperorQianlong Emperor
25 September 1711
Emperor of China

Ma HuatengMa Huateng
29 October 1971
CEO of Tencent

Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
20 November 1915
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of
Dylan WangDylan Wang
20 December 1998
Actor

Deng LunDeng Lun
21 October 1992
Actor
Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
05 March 1898
First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of

Lu HanLu Han
20 April 1990
Singer

Zheng HeZheng He
23 September 1371
Explorer
Cao CaoCao Cao
18 March 0155
Chinese warlord

Vincent TanVincent Tan
23 March 1952
Investor
Joshua WongJoshua Wong
13 October 1996
Political Activist

Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
17 October 1919
Former Prime Minister of China

Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
04 February 1901
Opera Singer, Actor
Ren ZhengfeiRen Zhengfei
25 October 1944
CEO of Huawei

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Kangxi EmperorKangxi Emperor
04 May 1654
Emperor
Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei
28 August 1957
Artist

Zhuge LiangZhuge Liang
0181 AD
Military Strategist, Inventor

Lin DanLin Dan
14 October 1983
Badminton Player

Liu BeiLiu Bei
0161 AD
Founder of the Chinese Shu Han Dynasty
Hans ZhangHans Zhang
06 October 1984
Actor
Yuan ShikaiYuan Shikai
16 September 1859
Former President of the Republic of China

Hong XiuquanHong Xiuquan
01 January 1814
Revolutionary

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
28 December 1955
Chinese Human Rights Activist

Yongle EmperorYongle Emperor
02 May 1360
Emperor
Liu ShaoqiLiu Shaoqi
24 November 1898
Politician

Li BaiLi Bai
19 May 0701
Poet

Hongwu EmperorHongwu Emperor
21 October 1328
Emperor of China

Edison Chen Edison Chen
07 October 1980
Actor, Singer, Record Producer

Hua ChenyuHua Chenyu
07 February 1990
Mandopop Singer
Emperor Taizong of TangEmperor Taizong of Tang
28 January 0598
Emperor

Vin ZhangVin Zhang
19 January 1993
Actor
Lin GengxinLin Gengxin
13 February 1988
Actor

Wang Jingwei (Wang Ching-wei)Wang Jingwei
04 May 1883
Politician, Diplomat

Hawick LauHawick Lau
13 October 1974
Singer, Actor
Hu GeHu Ge
20 September 1982
Actor

Emperor Wu of HanEmperor Wu of Han
30 June 0156
Emperor of China
Yip ManYip Man
01 October 1893
Martial Artist

MenciusMencius
0372 BC
Philosopher

Deng ChaoDeng Chao
02 February 1979
Actor, Singer

Wang JianlinWang Jianlin
24 October 1954
Business Magnate

Charles K. KaoCharles K. Kao
04 November 1933
Electrical Engineer
Chen XiaoChen Xiao
05 July 1987
Actor

Mo YanMo Yan
17 February 1955
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Emperor Yang of SuiEmperor Yang of Sui
0569 AD
Emperor of China’s Sui dynasty

James Wong HoweJames Wong Howe
28 August 1899
Cinematographer
Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee
24 November 1926
Physicist

Lin YutangLin Yutang
10 October 1895
Writer
Robert Charles ChienRobert Charles Chien
 
Entrepreneur, Lea Salonga’s Husband

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz
05 April 1950
Former NASA Astronaut

Hu Yi TianHu Yi Tian
26 December 1993
Actor
An WangAn Wang
07 February 1920
Co-founder of Wang Laboratories

Chen Ning YangChen Ning Yang
01 October 1922
Physicist
Sun Yat Sen Sun Yat Sen
12 November 1866
Chinese Revolutionary and 'Father of Modern china'

Akong RinpocheAkong Rinpoche
25 December 1939
Founder of the Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland

Lao Tzu (Laozi)Lao Tzu (Laozi)
0601 BC
Philosopher
Jimmy O. YangJimmy O. Yang
11 June 1987
Actor

Donnie YenDonnie Yen
27 July 1963
Actor, Film producer, Film director,
Peter PanPeter Pan
31 March 1903
Actor

Simu LiuSimu Liu
19 April 1989
Actor

Stephen ChowStephen Chow
22 June 1962
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter,

LaoziLaozi
 
Ip ChingIp Ching
1936 AD
martial artist
Stanley HoStanley Ho
25 November 1921
Politician, Entrepreneur

John WooJohn Woo
01 May 1946
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film

Li WenliangLi Wenliang
12 October 1986
Ophthalmologist

Wong Kar-waiWong Kar-wai
17 July 1958
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Ludi LinLudi Lin
11 November 1987
Film actor

Guan YuGuan Yu
 

Leslie CheungLeslie Cheung
12 September 1956
Singer, Composer, Film director, Actor, Songwriter

Lang LangLang Lang
14 June 1982
Chinese pianist

Li Ching-YuenLi Ching-Yuen
Herbalist
J. G. BallardJ. G. Ballard
15 November 1930
Novelist, Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter,

Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
19 February 1938
Tenth Panchen Lama
Temür KhanTemür Khan
15 October 1265
Emperor

XuanzangXuanzang
0602 AD
Scholar
Hu YitianHu Yitian
26 December 1993
Actor
William HungWilliam Hung
13 January 1983
Singer