Chinese People

Famous Astronomers from China

List of notable or famous astronomers from China, with bios and photos, including the top astronomers born in China and even some popular astronomers who immigrated to China. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Chinese astronomers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These astronomers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known astronomer from China is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Shen Kuo and Zhang Heng.

This historic astronomers from China list can help answer the questions "Who are some Chinese astronomers of note?" and "Who are the most famous astronomers from China?" These prominent astronomers of China may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Chinese astronomers.

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  • Gan De
    Photo: user uploaded image
    • Jiao Bingzhen
      Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
      • Age: Dec. at 37 (1689-1726)
      • Age: Dec. at 82 (1888-1970)
      • Age: Dec. at 64 (1031-1095)
      • Birthplace: Hangzhou, China