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Famous Chinese

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

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  • Hua Guofeng former chairman of the Communist Party, former premier
  • Cai Guo-Qiang artist
  • Tang Guoqiang actor
  • Guo Guoting lawyer
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  • Gaozu Han former emperor
  • Chen Hao actress
  • Qin Hao actor
  • Xie He writer, art historian, critic
  • Zheng He explorer, diplomat
  • Zhang Heng astronomer, mathematician, artist, literature scholar
  • David Ho AIDS researcher
  • Jia Hongsheng actor
  • Wang Hongwei actor
  • Hongwu former emperor
  • Li Hongzhang former statesman
  • Li Hongzhi founder, spiritual master of Falun Gong
  • Fu Hsi cultural hero
  • Qin Shi Huangdi former king of Chinese State of Qin
  • Qin Hui historian, public intellectual
  • Shi Hui actor
  • Tung Chee Hwa entrepreneur
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  • Jalsan politician, scholar, Buddhist leader in the People's Republic of China
  • Ma Ji actor
  • Hu Jia activist
  • Wen Jiabao premier of People's Republic of China
  • Chen Jiafeng violinist
  • Jiang Jianqing banker
  • Song Jiaoren political leader, founder of the Kuomintang
  • Zhang Jie physicist
  • Ha Jin writer, novelist
  • Na Jin actress, screenwriter
  • Qiu Jin revolutionary, feminist, writer
  • Xu Jinglei actress, film director, editor
  • Wei Jingsheng activist, writer
  • Wang Jingwei politician, former president
  • Hu Jintao president of People's Republic of China
  • Zeng Jinyan blogger, human rights activist
  • Jinyong novelist
  • Xie Jun chess player
  • Zheng Junli actor, film director
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  • Chiang Kai-shek political leader, military leader
  • Kangxi former emperor
  • Charles Kao optical fiber inventor
  • Ma Ke fashion designer
  • Genghis Khan Mongolian emperor
  • Kublai Khan Mongolian general, statesman, founder of the Yuan Dynasty, former Emperor of Yuan
  • V.K. Wellington Koo diplomat
  • H.H. Kung politician, banker, former premier
  • Wang Kunlun politician
  • Shen Kuo scientist, statesman of the Song Dynasty
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  • Leon Lai actor, singer
  • Raymond Lam actor, singer
  • Yang Lan television talk show host
  • Carina Lau actress
  • Ang Lee film director
  • Witness Lee Christian founder of the local church
  • Hao Lei actress
  • Gong Li actress
  • Jet Li actor, martial artist
  • Nina Li actress
  • Fu Liang politician
  • Zeng Liansong designer of the People's Republic of China's flag, economist
  • Poon Lim sailor
  • Zhuo Lin politician
  • Bai Ling actress
  • Li Lingyu actor, singer
  • Ruan Lingyu actress
  • Yang Liwei astronaut

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