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Famous Politicians from China

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  • 1

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityCanada, China

    Adrienne Louise Clarkson (Chinese: 伍冰枝; pinyin: Wǔ Bīngzhī; née Poy, February 10, 1939) is a Hong Kong-born Canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 26th...  more
  • 2

    Andrew Yang

    Age: 65


    Andrew Yang was the 29th Minister of National Defense of the Republic of China in 1–6 August 2013. Prior to his current position, he was the Deputy Minister of National Defense in 2009–2013....  more
  • 3

    Antonio Ng

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceNanhai District, China


    António Ng Kuok Cheong (simplified Chinese: 吴国昌; traditional Chinese: 吳國昌; pinyin: Wú Guóchāng; born September 26, 1957 in Nanhai, Guangdong; moved to Macau in 1959) is currently a member in the...  more
  • 4


    Age: 65

    BirthplaceKangping County


    Bagatur or Bater (simplified Chinese: 巴特尔; traditional Chinese: 巴特爾; pinyin: Bātè'ěr; born February 1955) is a Chinese politician of Mongol ancestry, currently serving as the Chairman of the State...  more
  • 5

    Bao Zheng

    Dec. at 63 (999-1062)

    BirthplaceHefei, China


    Bao Zheng (包拯; Bāo Zhěng; 5 March 999 – 3 July 1062), commonly known as Bao Gong (包公; Bāo Gōng; 'Lord Bao'), was a Chinese politician during the reign of Emperor Renzong in China's Song Dynasty....  more
  • 6

    Bo Xilai

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceBeijing, China


    Bo Xilai (Chinese: 薄熙来; pinyin: Bó Xīlái; born 3 July 1949) is a disgraced former Chinese politician. He came to prominence through his tenures as the mayor of Dalian and then the governor of...  more
  • 7

    Bo Yibo

    Dec. at 99 (1908-2007)

    BirthplaceTaiyuan, China


    Bo Yibo (17 February 1908 – 15 January 2007) (in older texts spelled Po I-po) was a Chinese political and military leader. He was one of the most senior political figures in China during the 1980s...  more
  • 8

    Burhan Shahidi

    Dec. at 95 (1894-1989)

    BirthplaceKazan Governorate


    Burhan Shahidi (Uyghur: بۇرھان شەھىدى‎, ULY: Burhan Shehidi; برهان شهيدي ; simplified Chinese: 包尔汉•沙希迪; traditional Chinese: 包爾漢•沙希迪; pinyin: Bāo'érhàn•Shāxīdí; Russian: Бурхан Шахиди; Tatar: Borhan...  more
  • 9

    Cao Cao

    Dec. at 65 (155-220)

    BirthplaceBozhou, China


    Cao Cao (pronunciation ; [tsʰǎu tsʰáu]; Chinese: 曹操; c. 155 – 15 March 220), courtesy name Mengde, was a Chinese warlord and the penultimate Chancellor of the Eastern Han dynasty who rose to great...  more
  • 10

    Cao Gangchuan

    Age: 85

    BirthplaceWugang, China


    Cao Gangchuan (simplified Chinese: 曹刚川; traditional Chinese: 曹剛川; pinyin: Cáo Gāngchuān; born December 1935) was vice chairman of the Central Military Commission and former Minister of National...  more
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    Chan Seng Khai

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceKuching, Malaysia

    NationalityChina, Malaysia

    Chan Seng Khai (simplified Chinese: 田承凯; traditional Chinese: 田承凱; pinyin: Tián Chéngkǎi) was the second mayor of Kuching South City Council since 1997. He succeeded Datuk Song Swee Guan, who was...  more
  • 12

    Chen Deming

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceShanghai, China


    Chen Deming (Chinese: 陈德铭; pinyin: Chén Démíng; born 1949) is a former the President of Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits of the People's Republic of China....  more
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    Chen Duxiu

    Dec. at 63 (1879-1942)

    BirthplaceAnqing, China

    NationalityChina, Empire of the Great Qing

    Chen Duxiu (Chinese: 陳獨秀; Wade–Giles: Ch'en Tu-hsiu; October 8, 1879 – May 27, 1942) was a Chinese revolutionary socialist, educator, philosopher and author, who co-founded the Chinese Communist...  more
  • 14

    Chen Liangyu

    Age: 74

    BirthplaceNingbo, China


    Chen Liangyu (born October 24, 1946) is a disgraced Chinese politician best known for his tenure as the Communist Party Secretary of Shanghai, the city's top office, from 2002 to his dismissal in...  more
  • 15

    BirthplaceGuantian District, Taiwan

    NationalityChina, Taiwan

    Chen Shui-bian (Chinese: 陳水扁; pinyin: Chén Shuǐbiǎn; born 12 October 1950) is a retired Taiwanese politician and lawyer who served as President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 2000 to 2008....  more
  • 16

    Chen Xitong

    Dec. at 83 (1930-2013)

    BirthplaceSichuan, China


    Chen Xitong (Chinese: 陈希同; pinyin: Chén Xītóng; June 10, 1930 – June 2, 2013) was a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China and the Mayor of Beijing until he was removed from office...  more
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    Chen Yun

    Dec. at 90 (1905-1995)

    BirthplaceQingpu District, Shanghai


    Chen Yun (simplified Chinese: 陈云; traditional Chinese: 陳雲; pinyin: Chén Yún, pronounced [ʈʂʰə̌n y̌n]; 13 June 1905 – 10 April 1995) was one of the most influential leaders of the People's Republic of...  more
  • 18

    Cheng Yi

    Dec. at 74 (1033-1107)

    BirthplaceLuoyang, China


    Cheng Yi (simplified Chinese: 程颐; traditional Chinese: 程頤; pinyin: Chéng Yí; Wade–Giles: Ch'eng I, 1033–1107), courtesy name Zhengshu (正叔), also known as Yichuan Xiansheng (伊川先生), was a Chinese...  more
  • 19

    Chiang Ching-kuo

    Dec. at 78 (1910-1988)

    BirthplaceFenghua, China


    Chiang Ching-kuo (Chinese: 蔣經國, Ningbo dialect: [tɕiã.tɕiŋ.koʔ]) (27 April 1910 – 13 January 1988) was a politician of the Republic of China. The eldest and only biological son of former president...  more
  • 20

    Chin Peng

    Dec. at 89 (1924-2013)

    BirthplaceSitiawan, Malaysia


    Chin Peng (Chinese: 陳平; pinyin: Chén Píng; Jyutping: Can4 Ping4), former OBE, (21 October 1924 – 16 September 2013) born Ong Boon Hua (Chinese: 王文華; pinyin: Wáng Wénhuá; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ông Bûn-hôa) was...  more
  • 21

    Chong Kah Kiat

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceKudat, Malaysia


    Tan Sri Datuk Chong Kah Kiat (Chinese: 章家傑; pinyin: Zhāng Jiājié; born 2 June 1948) was the 13th Chief Minister of Sabah, Malaysia. He is also the former president of the Liberal Democratic Party...  more
  • 22

    Christina Lee

    Age: 43


    Christina Maisenne Lee is a Hong Kong politician with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong....  more
  • 23

    BirthplaceBatu Pahat, Malaysia


    Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr. Chua Soi Lek (simplified Chinese: 蔡细历; traditional Chinese: 蔡細歷; pinyin: Cài Xìlì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chuà Soè-li̍k); born 2 January 1947, also known as Chua Kin Seng, is a Chinese...  more
  • 24

    Claudia Mo

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China


    Claudia Mo (born Mo Man-ching on 18 January 1957), also known as Claudia Bowring, is a Hong Kong journalist and politician, a member of Pan-democracy camp. She is a member of Hong Kong Legislative...  more
  • 25

    CY Leung

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceHong Kong, China

    NationalityChina, Hong Kong

    Leung Chun-ying, GBM, GBS, JP (Chinese: 梁振英; born 12 August 1954), also known as CY Leung, is a Hong Kong politician. He served as the third Chief Executive of Hong Kong between 2012 and 2017. Since...  more