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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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  • Zhen-yi Wang professor
  • Chen Wei human rights activist
  • Fan Wei actor
  • Te Wei animator
  • Tu Wei Ming ethicist
  • Xue Wei painter
  • Zhao Wei actress, singer
  • Ma-Xu Weibang film director
  • Wo Weihan biomedical researcher
  • Yuan Weishi professor
  • Ai Weiwei artist, curator, architect, activist
  • Chien Wei-zang physicist, mathematician, educator
  • Jiang Wen actor, director
  • Jiang Wenhao aviator
  • Faye Wong actress, singer, songwriter
  • Chien Shiung Wu physicist
  • Jiang Wu actor
X
  • Zhu Xi philosopher
  • Dou Xian former general, statesman
  • Cai Xiang calligrapher
  • Liu Xiaobo literary critic, writer, professor, human rights activist
  • Zhou Xiaochuan economist
  • Feng Xiaogang film director
  • Deng Xiaoping diplomat, Communist political leader
  • Fei Xiaotong sociologist
  • Liao Xiaoyi activist, journalist
  • He Xiehou educator, politician
  • Bo Xilai politician
  • Yang Xin actress
  • Gao Xingjian director, novelist, playwright, critic, screenwriter
  • Wen Xingyu comedian
  • Wang Xizhi calligrapher
  • Zhu Xu actor
  • Qian Xuantong phonetician
  • Xuanzang Buddhist monk
  • Yuan Xuefen actress
  • Li Xuejian actor
  • Zhang Xueliang patriotic hero
  • Lu Xun novelist
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  • Luo Yan screenwriter
  • Wang Yan actress
  • Chen Ning Yang physicist
  • Jerry Yang entrepreneur
  • Neilly Yang actor
  • Zhou Yang literary theorist, Marxist thinker
  • Wan Yanhai AIDS activist
  • Hu Yaobang former leader of People's Republic of China
  • Sun Yat-sen revolutionary, former president, founding father of Republic of China
  • Hou Yauwen actor
  • Sally Yeh actress, singer
  • Donnie Yen actor, martial artist, film director, producer
  • Charlie Yeung actress, singer
  • Ren Yexiang actress
  • Chen Yi composer
  • Meng Yi politician
  • Pu Yi former Qing Emperor
  • Wu Yi politician
  • Xia Yi actress, singer
  • Zhang Yimou film director
  • Diao Yinan film director, screenwriter
  • Ma Ying-jeou president (born in Hong Kong)
  • Chen Yinke historian
  • Yang Yongxin psychiatrist

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