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List of famous Chinese inventors, listed loosely by relevance with photos when available. These are some of the greatest Chinese inventors that have helped make our lives easier by inventing things we use in our everyday lives. The inventions invented by each historic Chinese inventor are displayed next to the inventors name when available. These brilliant inventors from China can also be sorted by various bits of information, such as what year and where the inventor was born.

List ranges from Shen Kuo to Zhang Heng and more.

This list answers the questions "what are the names of inventors born in China?" and "what is a list of smart Chinese inventors?"

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Su Song is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Su Song Died at 81 (1020-1101)

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Wan Guchan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Wan Guchan Died at 95 (1900-1995)

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Wan Laiming is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Wan Laiming Died at 97 (1900-1997)

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Zhang Heng is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Zhang Heng Died at 61 (78-139)

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Cai Lun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Cai Lun Died at 71 (50-121)

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Ma Jun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Ma Jun Died at 65 (200-265)

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Shen Kuo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Shen Kuo Died at 64 (1031-1095)

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Tien-Lcheu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Tien-Lcheu

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Bi Sheng is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Bi Sheng Died at 61 (990-1051)

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Christiaan Virant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Christiaan Virant age 49

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Huang Hongjia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Chinese Inventors List
Huang Hongjia age 93