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Famous Graves in China

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Kung “Confucius” Fu-Tzu

-552 – -479

Chinese Philosopher. Born: 551 BC, Died: 479 BC. Confucianism is...

Qufu, Shandong, China

Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi

7 Feb 1906 – 16 Oct 1967

Last emperor of China. After death of his uncle Guangxu became...

Yixian, Hebei, China

George Mallory

18 Jun 1886 – 8 Jun 1924

Explorer. He helped lead the first three expeditions to Mount...

Tibet (Xizang) Region, China

No grave photo

Gu Yue

1937 – 2 Jul 2005

Actor. Real name Hu Shixue. Born into a poor family, he enlisted...

Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Eric Henry Liddell

16 Jan 1902 – 21 Feb 1945

Olympic Athlete. Born to Scottish missionaries, he was educated...

Weifang, Shandong, China

John Rabe

23 Nov 1882 – 5 Jan 1950

World War II Humanitarian. Sometimes called the "Oskar Schindler...

Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall

Birth and death dates unknown.

December, 1937, Nanjing, China fell to the Imperial Japanese...

Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

No grave photo

Chien-Shiung Wu

27 May 1912 – 16 Feb 1997

Physicist. Acclaimed nuclear scientist who worked on the...

Taicang, Jiangsu, China

Dr Sun Yat-Sen

12 Nov 1866 – 12 Mar 1925

First President of the Republic of China. Dr Sun Yat-Sen is...

Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

No grave photo

Shi Huang Qin

7 Feb – 10 Sep

First Emperor of China. Born to the ruling Ying clan, he was...

Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

No grave photo

Agnes Smedley

23 Feb 1892 – 6 May 1950

Author and writer, daughter of a laborer her father deserted the...

Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

No grave photo

Chenggong Zheng

27 Aug 1624 – 23 Jun 1662

Military Leader. Popularly known as Koxinga, he was a Ming...

Kangdian, Fujian, China

No grave photo

Henry Norman Bethune

4 Mar 1890 – 12 Nov 1939

Medical Pioneer. He was the originator of the mobile blood...

Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China

No grave photo

Vladimir Pavlovitch Paley

9 Jan 1897 – 18 Jul 1918

Poet. He is remembered as being a Russian aristocrat and poet,...

Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Edward Bamford

28 May 1887 – 30 Sep 1928

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Highgate, England,...

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China

No grave photo

Qian Xuesen

11 Dec 1911 – 31 Oct 2009

Chinese Rocket Scientist. Born in China's Zhejiang Province, he...

Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Mao Tse-Tung

26 Dec 1893 – 9 Sep 1976

Chinese Leader. Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung, was founder of the...

Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Zi Huang

23 Mar 1904 – 9 May 1938

Renowned composer.

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China

Rev Fr Matteo Ricci

6 Oct 1552 – 11 May 1610

Jesuit Missionary to China. Known to the Chinese as Li Madou...

Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Hua Guofeng

16 Feb 1921 – 20 Aug 2008

Chinese Premier, Leader. A competent administrator and devoted...

Lüliang, Shanxi, China