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

Yao MingYao Ming
12 September 1980
Basketball Player

Jack MaJack Ma
10 September 1964
Founder & Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group

Chiang Kai-shekChiang Kai-shek
31 October 1887
President of the Republic of China
ConfuciusConfucius
28 September 0551
Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and

PuyiPuyi
07 February 1906
Last Emperor of China

BodhidharmaBodhidharma
0483 AD
Buddhist Monk
Kris WuKris Wu
06 November 1990
Actor, model, singer

Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
22 August 1904
 
Qin Shi HuangQin Shi Huang
0259 BC
King

Deng LunDeng Lun
21 October 1992
Actor

Jackson WangJackson Wang
28 March 1994
Rapper

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

Qianlong EmperorQianlong Emperor
25 September 1711
Emperor of China
Sun TzuSun Tzu
0544 BC
Ancient Military General, Strategist & Philosopher

Liu BeiLiu Bei
0161 AD
Founder of the Chinese Shu Han Dynasty

Jiang ZeminJiang Zemin
17 August 1926
Politician

Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
05 March 1898
First Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of
Cao CaoCao Cao
18 March 0155
Chinese warlord

Zhuge LiangZhuge Liang
0181 AD
Military Strategist, Inventor
Zheng HeZheng He
23 September 1371
Explorer

Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei
28 August 1957
Artist

Lu HanLu Han
20 April 1990
Singer
Dylan WangDylan Wang
20 December 1998
Actor

Hu YaobangHu Yaobang
20 November 1915
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of
Vin ZhangVin Zhang
19 January 1993
Actor

Kangxi EmperorKangxi Emperor
04 May 1654
Emperor

Ma HuatengMa Huateng
29 October 1971
CEO of Tencent
Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
04 February 1901
Opera Singer, Actor

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Yuan ShikaiYuan Shikai
16 September 1859
Former President of the Republic of China
Emperor Taizong of TangEmperor Taizong of Tang
28 January 0598
Emperor

Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
17 October 1919
Former Prime Minister of China

Ren ZhengfeiRen Zhengfei
25 October 1944
CEO of Huawei

Hongwu EmperorHongwu Emperor
21 October 1328
Emperor of China
Hans ZhangHans Zhang
06 October 1984
Actor
Lin DanLin Dan
14 October 1983
Badminton Player

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

Vincent TanVincent Tan
23 March 1952
Investor

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
28 December 1955
Chinese Human Rights Activist
Hua ChenyuHua Chenyu
07 February 1990
Mandopop Singer

Li BaiLi Bai
19 May 0701
Poet

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

Hawick LauHawick Lau
13 October 1974
Singer, Actor

Liu ShaoqiLiu Shaoqi
24 November 1898
Politician
Wang JianlinWang Jianlin
24 October 1954
Business Magnate

Yongle EmperorYongle Emperor
02 May 1360
Emperor
Lin GengxinLin Gengxin
13 February 1988
Actor

Joshua WongJoshua Wong
13 October 1996
Political Activist

Hu GeHu Ge
20 September 1982
Actor
MenciusMencius
0372 BC
Philosopher

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

Deng ChaoDeng Chao
02 February 1979
Actor, Singer

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
Robert Charles ChienRobert Charles Chien
 
Entrepreneur, Lea Salonga’s Husband

Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee
24 November 1926
Physicist

Lin YutangLin Yutang
10 October 1895
Writer

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz
05 April 1950
Former NASA Astronaut
James Wong Howe James Wong Howe
28 August 1899
Cinematographer

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

Lao Tzu (Laozi)Lao Tzu (Laozi)
0601 BC
Philosopher

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
Donnie YenDonnie Yen
27 July 1963
Actor, Film producer, Film director,

Tank ManTank Man
Protester

Ip ChingIp Ching
1936 AD
martial artist
Stephen ChowStephen Chow
22 June 1962
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter,

LaoziLaozi
 
Simu LiuSimu Liu
19 April 1989
Actor

Ludi LinLudi Lin
11 November 1987
Film actor

Jimmy O. YangJimmy O. Yang
11 June 1987
Actor

Lang LangLang Lang
14 June 1982
Chinese pianist
Guan YuGuan Yu
 
Sun YangSun Yang
01 December 1991
Swimmer

Wong Kar-waiWong Kar-wai
17 July 1958
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
01 April 1920
Actor, Film producer, Film actor

John WooJohn Woo
01 May 1946
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film
Leslie CheungLeslie Cheung
12 September 1956
Singer, Composer, Film director, Actor, Songwriter

XuanzangXuanzang
0602 AD
Scholar

J. G. BallardJ. G. Ballard
15 November 1930
Novelist, Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter,

Stanley HoStanley Ho
25 November 1921
Politician, Entrepreneur

Zhang YimouZhang Yimou
14 April 1950
Film director
Sun QuanSun Quan
0182 AD
King

Yellow EmperorYellow Emperor
Emperor
Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
19 February 1938
Tenth Panchen Lama

Wong Fei-hungWong Fei-hung
09 July 1847
Physician, Acupuncturist
Hua GuofengHua Guofeng
16 February 1921
Politician
Guangxu EmperorGuangxu Emperor
14 August 1871
Emperor of China