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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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  • Chen Huan You politician
  • Ge You actor
  • Qu You novelist
  • Yang Youxin scientist, filmmaker, painter
  • Jeme Tien Yow railway engineer
  • Cai Yuanpei chancellor
  • Gu Yue actor
  • Ji Yunshi politician
  • Lin Yutang writer, inventor
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  • Xuan Zang monk, scholar, traveler, translator
  • Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung) revolutionary, guerrilla warfare strategist, founder of the People's Republic of China, Communist leader, Marxist political philosopher
  • Jiang Zemin politician, former president
  • Chen Zeyu actor, singer
  • Ziyi Zhang actress
  • Jia Zhangke director
  • Li Zhaohuan educator, politician, banker
  • Hu Zhengyue politician
  • Zhai Zhigang astronaut
  • Liao Zhigao politician
  • Liu Zhijun railway systems engineer
  • Wang Zhiwen actor
  • Huang Zhizhong actor
  • Shellz Zhu model, actress
  • Lao Zi philosopher
  • Zhuang Zi philosopher
  • Li Zicheng rebel leader
  • Zhao Ziyang politician, former premier
  • Guo Ziyi Tang general
  • Zhang Ziyi dancer, actress
  • Zuo Zongtang statesman, military leader in the Qing Dynasty
  • Cai Zongze politician
  • Zhang Zuolin warlord of Manchuria
  • Zhou Zuoren writer, essayist, translator
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Population 1,373,541,278 (#1)
Population Density 147.27/km2
Government Type Communist State
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GDP Per Capita $14,600
Currency Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
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