Famous Chinese Physicians

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Li Wenliang
(Ophthalmologist)
Li Wenliang
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Birthdate: October 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beizhen, Jinzhou, China
Died: February 17, 2020
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Wong Fei-hung
(Physician,Martial artist)
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Birthdate: July 9, 1847
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Foshan, China
Died: April 17, 1925

Wong Fei-hung was a Chinese physician, martial artist, and folk hero. Wong is the subject of many television series and films. Between the 1940s and 1980s, Wong was portrayed by Hong Kong actor Kwan Tak-hing in over 70 films which earned Kwan the nickname Master Wong. Wong was also played by Jet Li in Once Upon a Time in China.

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Margaret Chan
(Physician)
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Birthdate: August 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Former WHO director-general and one of Forbes’s most powerful women, Margaret Chan was both applauded and criticized for her decision to cull Hong Kong’s entire poultry stock in 3 days to control the H5N1 virus in 1997. She was also in charge during the 2003 SARS outbreak in the city.

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Liang Wudong
(Physician)
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Birthdate: 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: China
Died: January 25, 2020
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Hua Tuo
(Physician)
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Birthplace: Bozhou, China
Died: 0208 AD
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Han Suyin
(Best Known for Her Novel 'A Many-Splendoured Thing' and 'The Crippled Tree')
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Birthdate: September 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Xinyang, China
Died: November 2, 2012

Born to a Chinese father and a Belgian mother in China, Han Suyin initially studied medicine and also worked as a midwife. During her medical practice in Hong Kong, she was in a relationship with a married Australian war reporter, which was the basis of her iconic novel A Many-Splendoured Thing.

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Li Shizhen
(Chinese scholar)
Li Shizhen
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Birthdate: July 3, 1518
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: China
Died: 1593 AD
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Zhang Zhongjing
(Physician)
Zhang Zhongjing
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Birthdate: 0150 AD
Birthplace: Nanyang, China
Died: 0219 AD

Han dynasty physician and inventor Zhang Zhongjing, also known as The Chinese Hippocrates, is remembered for his iconic treatise on the medical practice of his time, Treatise on Febrile and Other Diseases, which later greatly influenced the methods of Chinese traditional medicine. He specialized in the study of typhoid fever.

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Bian Que
(Physician)
Bian Que
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Birthdate: 0401 AD
Birthplace: Cangzhou, China
Died: 0310 AD
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Li Zhisui
(Physician)
Li Zhisui
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Birthdate: December 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: February 13, 1995
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Frederick Pei Li
(Physician)
Frederick Pei Li
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Birthdate: May 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
Died: June 12, 2015
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Wang Shuhe
(Physician)
Wang Shuhe
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Birthdate: 0180 AD
Birthplace: China
Died: 0270 AD