Famous People From China
Cao CaoCao Cao
18 March 0155
Chinese warlord
Zhuge LiangZhuge Liang
0181 AD
Military Strategist, Inventor

Li BaiLi Bai
19 May 0701
Poet

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
28 December 1955
Chinese Human Rights Activist

Ruth GrahamRuth Graham
10 June 1920
Philanthropist, Poet, Author

Mo YanMo Yan
17 February 1955
Novelist & Short Story Writer
Yang JiangYang Jiang
17 July 1911
Playwright

Lin YutangLin Yutang
10 October 1895
Writer

J. G. BallardJ. G. Ballard
15 November 1930
Novelist, Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter,
Zhang YimouZhang Yimou
14 April 1950
Film director

Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,
Iris ChangIris Chang
28 March 1968
Historian, Journalist, Writer

Du FuDu Fu
12 February 0712
Poet

MilarepaMilarepa
1052 AD
Poet

MoziMozi
 

Mary Hayley BellMary Hayley Bell
22 January 1911
Actress
Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
09 July 1911
Writer

Su ShiSu Shi
08 January 1037
Poet, Writer, Painter

Shiing-Shen ChernShiing-Shen Chern
26 October 1911
Mathematician, University teacher

Zhang HengZhang Heng
0078 AD
cartographer, mathematician, astronomer,
Shang YangShang Yang
 

Qu YuanQu Yuan
0343 BC
Chinese poet
Zhu XiZhu Xi
 

Shen KuoShen Kuo
1031 AD
physicist, cartographer, mathematician,

Sogyal RinpocheSogyal Rinpoche
1947 AD
writer
Gao XingjianGao Xingjian
04 January 1940
Writer, Painter, Translator, Novelist, Playwright,

Ha JinHa Jin
21 February 1956
Writer
Su SongSu Song
1020 AD
cartographer, civil engineer, astronomer,

Israel EpsteinIsrael Epstein
20 April 1915
Journalist

Lao SheLao She
03 February 1899
Novelist, Dramatist
Xu GuangqiXu Guangqi
04 May 1562
mathematician, astronomer, writer

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Luo GuanzhongLuo Guanzhong
1330 AD
writer
Zhang ChunqiaoZhang Chunqiao
01 February 1917
Writer

Yu HuaYu Hua
03 April 1960
Writer, Screenwriter

Bai JuyiBai Juyi
03 March 0772
Poet

Cao XueqinCao Xueqin
1724 AD
Writer
Wang AnshiWang Anshi
08 December 1021
Economist
Xu ZhimoXu Zhimo
15 January 1897
Poet

Li QingzhaoLi Qingzhao
13 March 1084
Poet

Emperor Dezong of TangEmperor Dezong of Tang
27 May 0742
Emperor of Tang Dynasty

Guo MoruoGuo Moruo
16 November 1892
Archaeologist
Bing XinBing Xin
05 October 1900
Writer

Bei DaoBei Dao
02 August 1949
Writer

Han YuHan Yu
0768 AD
Historian

Pu SonglingPu Songling
05 June 1640
Writer

Ding LingDing Ling
12 October 1904
Author
Mao DunMao Dun
04 July 1896
Essayist

Wang DuluWang Dulu
1909 AD
writer
Fan ZhongyanFan Zhongyan
05 September 0989
Poet

Chen BodaChen Boda
29 July 1904
Journalist

Tian HanTian Han
12 March 1898
Author
Huang ZongxiHuang Zongxi
24 September 1610
Naturalist

Xiao HongXiao Hong
02 June 1911
Writer
Shen CongwenShen Congwen
28 December 1902
Writer

Qian ZhongshuQian Zhongshu
21 November 1910
Scholar

Richmond LattimoreRichmond Lattimore
06 May 1906
Poet

Liu XiangLiu Xiang
13 July 1983
hurdler, athletics competitor

Xu WeiXu Wei
1521 AD
Chinese painter
Zhou DunyiZhou Dunyi
1017 AD
Philosopher

Nien ChengNien Cheng
28 January 1915
Author

Shi DakaiShi Dakai
01 March 1831
Poet

TaixuTaixu
08 January 1890
Modernist
Cao YuCao Yu
24 September 1910
Playwright

Wang FuzhiWang Fuzhi
07 October 1619
Essayist
Lu YouLu You
17 October 1125
Poet

Gu YanwuGu Yanwu
15 July 1613
Geographer

Wei YuanWei Yuan
23 April 1794
Scholar
Zhou ZuorenZhou Zuoren
16 January 1885
Writer

Xiong ShiliXiong Shili
18 February 1885
Essayist
Zhang ZaiZhang Zai
1020 AD
Philosopher

Wu LiWu Li
1632 AD
Painter

Shao YongShao Yong
20 January 1012
Philosopher
Yu DafuYu Dafu
07 December 1896
Writer

Hu FengHu Feng
02 November 1902
Writer
Wang GuoweiWang Guowei
02 December 1877
Historian

Lu JiuyuanLu Jiuyuan
26 March 1139
Philosopher

Xie LingyunXie Lingyun
0385 AD
Poet

Ye ShengtaoYe Shengtao
28 October 1894
Writer
Gong XianGong Xian
1618 AD
Painter
Liang Shih-chiuLiang Shih-chiu
06 January 1903
Educator

Liu BinyanLiu Binyan
07 February 1925
Author

Wu JingziWu Jingzi
1701 AD
Scholar

Wang ShifuWang Shifu
1250 AD
Playwright
Huang ZunxianHuang Zunxian
29 May 1848
Official

Wang HaoWang Hao
15 December 1983
table tennis player

Mei YaochenMei Yaochen
31 May 1002
Poet

Bei ShizhangBei Shizhang
10 October 1903
Politician

Zhao ShuliZhao Shuli
24 September 1906
Novelist
Zhou RuchangZhou Ruchang
14 April 1918
Writer

Louis ChaLouis Cha
06 February 1924
 
Gong ZizhenGong Zizhen
22 August 1792
Poet

Bian ZhilinBian Zhilin
08 December 1910
Poet
Mu DanMu Dan
05 April 1918
Poet
Zhang TianyiZhang Tianyi
26 September 1906
Writer