Wuhan - Notable People

Notable People

  • Zhong Ziqi (钟子期) – ancient Chinese musician whose musical composition Flowing Water had been burned on a CD carried by the U.S. space probe Voyager 1 as a representative of the earth civilization in the hope of being picked by humans from other planets.li>
  • Peng Xiuwen – composer and conductor
  • Paula Tsui – singer who spent most of her singing career in Hong Kong
  • Xu Fan – actress
  • Liu Yifei – actress and singer
  • Li Yuanhong – former President of the Republic of China.
  • Xiong Bingkun (熊秉坤) – armyman who called the start to the Wuhan Uprising in the Chinese Revolution of 1911 which gave birth to the Republic of China, Asia's first democratic country.
  • Chang-Lin Tien – seventh Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley (1990–1997), the first Asian to head a major university in the United States.
  • Li Ting – female tennis player, Olympic gold medalist (in woman's doubles, Athens 2004)
  • Fu Mingxia – female diver, four-time Olympic gold Medalist (1 in Barcelona 1992, 2 in Atlanta 1996, 1 in Sydney 2000), the only athlete that had won gold medals at 3 Olympiads as well as one of the very few divers in the world who are able to win world championship in both platform diving and springboard diving. diver
  • Zhou Jihong – woman diving athlete, Olympic gold medalist (Los Angeles 1984), the first Chinese who has won an Olympic gold medal in diving.
  • Qiao Hong – woman table tennis player, two-time Olympic gold medalist (in woman's doubles, Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996)
  • Wu Yi – former Vice-Premier and Minister Of Health of the People's Republic of China
  • Xiao Hailiang – Olympic gold medalist (in 3m springboard synchronized diving, Sydney 2000) diver
  • Gao Ling –, professional badminton player, two-time Olympic gold medalist (Sydney 2000, Athens 2004)
  • Li Na – female tennis player, Champion of the French Open 2011
  • Chi Li – modern writer
  • Zhou Mi – Super Junior M member
  • Tang Jie Li – AIBA Women's Boxing World Champion
  • Tian Yuan – singer and actress
  • Xiao Bowei – Silver medal in nba2k11 competition by International nba2k11 committee(Toronto, 2012).

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