Famous People From China
Bruce LeeBruce Lee
27 November 1940
Actor, Martial Artist
Mao ZedongMao Zedong
26 December 1893
Communist Leader of China

Xi JinpingXi Jinping
15 June 1953
General Secretary of the Communist Party 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
Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
22 August 1904
 

ConfuciusConfucius
28 September 0551
Renowned Chinese teacher, politician, and

Qin Shi HuangQin Shi Huang
0259 BC
King

Kris WuKris Wu
06 November 1990
Actor, model, singer
Jackson WangJackson Wang
28 March 1994
Rapper

Deng LunDeng Lun
21 October 1992
Actor
Cao CaoCao Cao
18 March 0155
Chinese warlord

PuyiPuyi
07 February 1906
Last Emperor of China

Ren ZhengfeiRen Zhengfei
25 October 1944
CEO of Huawei
Dylan WangDylan Wang
20 December 1998
Actor

BodhidharmaBodhidharma
0483 AD
Buddhist Monk
Sun TzuSun Tzu
0544 BC
Ancient Military General, Strategist & Philosopher

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

Hu JintaoHu Jintao
21 December 1942
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of
Jiang ZeminJiang Zemin
17 August 1926
Politician

Ma HuatengMa Huateng
29 October 1971
CEO of Tencent
Ai WeiweiAi Weiwei
28 August 1957
Artist

Lu HanLu Han
20 April 1990
Singer

Zhao ZiyangZhao Ziyang
17 October 1919
Former Prime Minister of China

Vin ZhangVin Zhang
19 January 1993
Actor
Lin DanLin Dan
14 October 1983
Badminton Player
Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
28 December 1955
Chinese Human Rights Activist

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

Hans ZhangHans Zhang
06 October 1984
Actor

Lee Hoi-chuenLee Hoi-chuen
04 February 1901
Opera Singer, Actor
Hua ChenyuHua Chenyu
07 February 1990
Mandopop Singer

Lin GengxinLin Gengxin
13 February 1988
Actor

Hu Yi TianHu Yi Tian
26 December 1993
Actor

Hawick LauHawick Lau
13 October 1974
Singer, Actor

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Deng ChaoDeng Chao
02 February 1979
Actor, Singer
Wang JianlinWang Jianlin
24 October 1954
Business Magnate

Hu GeHu Ge
20 September 1982
Actor
Emperor Wu of HanEmperor Wu of Han
30 June 0156
Emperor of China

MenciusMencius
0372 BC
Philosopher

Wang Jingwei (Wang Ching-wei)Wang Jingwei
04 May 1883
Politician, Diplomat
Chen XiaoChen Xiao
05 July 1987
Actor

Mo YanMo Yan
17 February 1955
Novelist & Short Story Writer
Yip ManYip Man
01 October 1893
Martial Artist

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

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz
05 April 1950
Former NASA Astronaut

Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee
24 November 1926
Physicist

Lin YutangLin Yutang
10 October 1895
Writer
James Wong Howe James Wong Howe
28 August 1899
Cinematographer

Sun Yat Sen Sun Yat Sen
12 November 1866
Chinese Revolutionary and 'Father of Modern china'

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

An WangAn Wang
07 February 1920
Co-founder of Wang Laboratories
Robert Charles ChienRobert Charles Chien
 
Entrepreneur, Lea Salonga’s Husband

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

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

Sun Yat-senSun Yat-sen
12 November 1866
Politician, Physician, Philosopher
Stephen ChowStephen Chow
22 June 1962
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter,

Qianlong EmperorQianlong Emperor
25 September 1711
Emperor of China
Guan YuGuan Yu
 

LaoziLaozi
 

Lang LangLang Lang
14 June 1982
Chinese pianist
Zhou EnlaiZhou Enlai
05 March 1898
Politician, Diplomat

Zhuge LiangZhuge Liang
0181 AD
Politician, military strategist, writer, engineer
Zheng HeZheng He
23 September 1371
Chinese diplomat

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

Stanley HoStanley Ho
25 November 1921
Politician, Entrepreneur

John WooJohn Woo
01 May 1946
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film
Wong Kar-waiWong Kar-wai
17 July 1958
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
XuanzangXuanzang
0602 AD
Scholar

Zhang YimouZhang Yimou
14 November 1951
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter

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

Kangxi EmperorKangxi Emperor
04 May 1654
Emperor
Li PengLi Peng
20 October 1928
Politician

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

Yuan ShikaiYuan Shikai
16 September 1859
Former President of the Republic of China

Sun QuanSun Quan
0182 AD
King

Emperor Taizong of TangEmperor Taizong of Tang
28 January 0598
Emperor of China
Wallace HuoWallace Huo
26 December 1979
Actor, Television actor, Film actor

Hongwu EmperorHongwu Emperor
21 October 1328
Prince
Yellow EmperorYellow Emperor
Emperor

Panchen LamaPanchen Lama
19 February 1938
Tenth Panchen Lama

Hua GuofengHua Guofeng
16 February 1921
Politician
Guangxu EmperorGuangxu Emperor
14 August 1871
Emperor of China

Cao PiCao Pi
0187 AD
Emperor
Raymond LamRaymond Lam
08 December 1979
Actor, Singer

Zhang FeiZhang Fei
0168 AD
Military officer

Hu YitianHu Yitian
26 December 1993
Actor

Lin BiaoLin Biao
05 December 1907
Politician, Military personnel
Liu ShaoqiLiu Shaoqi
24 November 1898
Chinese revolutionary

Wong Fei-hungWong Fei-hung
09 July 1847
Physician, Acupuncturist
Li BaiLi Bai
0701 AD
Poet

Yongle EmperorYongle Emperor
02 May 1360
Emperor of China

Leon LaiLeon Lai
11 December 1966
Actor, Singer, Film actor

Xiang YuXiang Yu
 
Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,