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Cai Lun

Cai Lun (61AD-121AD), courtesy name Jingzhong, is conventionally regarded as the inventor of paper and the paper making process, and in forms recognizable in modern times as paper (as opposed to Egyptian papyrus).

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Zuo Zongtang

Zuo Zongtang was born on November 10, 1812, into a poor family in Xiangyin County, Hunan.

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Tang Qunying

Tang Qunying, the third daughter of Tang Shaohuan, a general of the Qing Dynasty, was born on Dec 8, 1871 in Hengshan County, Hunan. She was the first female member of the Chinese Revolutionary Alliance and served as a leader in the earlier femini...

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Huang Xing

Huang Xing or Huang Hsing (October 25, 1874-October 31, 1916), Chinese revolutionary leader, militarist and statesman, was born in Changsha and became the first army commander-in-chief of the Republic of China.

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Xu Teli

Xu Teli, a celebrated Chinese revolutionist and educationist, was born in Shanhua (today's Jiangbei Town, Changsha County), Hunan on Feb. 1st, 1877. He was once the teacher of Mao Zedong and Tian Han.

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Jiang Yiwu

Jiang Yiwu (1885-1913), also known as Baobo, or Bokui, was born in Lixian County, Hunan Province.

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Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong (1893-1976), Chairman of the First National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and Honorary Chairman of the Second, Third and Fourth CPPCC National Committees, styled himself Runzhi, a native of ...

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Jin Yuelin

Jin Yuelin (1895–1984) was a Chinese philosopher and logician.He was born in Changsha, Hunan and attended Tsinghua University from 1911 until 1914.

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