Famous Chinese Media Personalities

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Sally Phillips
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Birthdate: May 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hong Kong
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Zhu Zhu
(Actress)
Zhu Zhu
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Birthdate: July 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beijing, China
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Adrienne Clarkson
(26th Governor General of Canada)
Adrienne Clarkson
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Birthdate: February 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Central, Hong Kong
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Hu Shuli
(Publisher, Journalist)
Hu Shuli
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Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: China
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Chen Duxiu
(Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist)
Chen Duxiu
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Birthdate: October 8, 1879
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Q9328148
Died: May 27, 1942

A co-founder and major leader of the Chinese Communist Party, Chen Duxiu is remembered for his association with the May Fourth Movement. Known as China’s Lenin among his followers, he also contributed to the revolution to overthrow the Qing government and promoted vernacular Chinese through the periodical New Youth.

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Liang Qichao
(Former Chinese Director of the Imperial Library of Peking (1925 - 1927))
Liang Qichao
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Birthdate: February 23, 1873
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Xinhui, China
Died: January 19, 1929

Chinese scholar Liang Qichao had fled to Japan after the Hundred Days' Reform was halted. He returned to China after a 14-year exile, with the formation of the Republic of China. He later served as a professor. He is remembered for his Chinese translations of Western and Japanese books.

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Yang Lan
(Businesswoman)
Yang Lan
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Birthdate: March 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beijing, China
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Israel Epstein
(Journalist)
Israel Epstein
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Birthdate: April 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 26, 2005
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Han Han
(Writer, Rally driver, Blogger)
Han Han
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Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
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Mao Dun
(Essayist)
Mao Dun
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Birthdate: July 4, 1896
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tongxiang, China
Died: March 27, 1981
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Chen Boda
(Chinese Communist Leader Known for His Involvement in the Cultural Revolution)
Chen Boda
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Birthdate: July 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hui’an, China
Died: September 20, 1989
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Qu Qiubai
(Political leader)
Qu Qiubai
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Birthdate: January 29, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Changzhou, China
Died: June 18, 1935

Communist Party of China leader Qu Qiubai had initially a Russian language institute only because it charged no fees and promised a job. Superfluous Words, one of his iconic works, was written by him in prison. He was later executed by the Kuomintang. He died singing songs and screaming slogans.

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Wang Tao
(Translator)
Wang Tao
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Birthdate: November 10, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Luzhi, Suzhou, China
Died: May 24, 1897
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Ye Shengtao
(Writer)
Ye Shengtao
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Birthdate: October 28, 1894
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Suzhou, China
Died: February 16, 1988
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Liu Binyan
(Author)
Liu Binyan
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Birthdate: February 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Changchun, China
Died: December 5, 2005
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Feng Dao
(Inventor)
Feng Dao
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Birthdate: 0882 AD
Birthplace: China
Died: May 21, 0954

Confucian minister and inventor Feng Dao lived during the Five Dynasties period and thus served no less than 10 emperors in his lifetime. He developed the existing block-printing process used in China and is largely believed to have been the first to make an effort to print Chinese Confucian classics.

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Paul Chan
(Artist)
Paul Chan
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Birthdate: August 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hong Kong, China
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Zhang Tianyi
(Writer)
Zhang Tianyi
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Birthdate: September 26, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nanjing, China
Died: April 28, 1985
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Baren
(Writer)
Baren
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Birthdate: October 19, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fenghua District, Ningbo, China
Died: 1972 AD
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Feng Xiliang
(Journalist)
Feng Xiliang
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Birthdate: 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: January 30, 2006