Famous People From China

The people’s Republic of China is known as one of the oldest countries of the world, and the civilization is a testimony to that. Many expatriates are drawn to China because of the unique culture and landscape. The country is organized into 22 provinces out of which 4 are municipalities, two special administrative regions and five are autonomous. It was until the 19thcentury; the country was under imperial rule and was considered as one of the most developing countries in the world.

  • Lei Jun Story

    Profile Lei Jun is a name you don’t hear quite often. But he is actually the most recognizable tech entrepreneur in the world today. Jun is the founder of Xiaomi Inc., the fourth largest ...
  • Li Shufu - Story of Countless Failures Before Success

    Biography Li Shufu is a renowned Chinese entrepreneur who is involved in the automobile business and has been ranked 1067 in Forbes Billionaires List and 30 in China Rich List...
  • Lin Dan - The Badminton Legend

    Profile A professional badminton player from China, Lin Dan or ‘Super Dan’ is considered by many as the greatest men’s single player of all time. He is one of the mavericks and the only single player to complete the Super Grand Slam- at a young ag...

  • Weili Dai Story

    Having a Chinese origin, Weili Dai is a renowned business woman of USA. Her claim to fame is Marvell Technology Group, a semi conductor company, co-founded with her husband in 1995. She is considered to be one of the most successful businesswomen at ...
  • Jiang Bin Story - A Journey From Technical Manager to Billionaire

    The co-founder of GoerTek, which is known to be one of the best acoustic components company is run by the Chinese billionaire Jiang Bin. "Focus" is his keyword and has been obsessed with this for the last two decades. with his dream to make GoerTek the best small mic...
  • Jia Yueting Story - Become Synonym With Online Video Industry

    A self-made man, Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting’s name has become synonym with online video industry. Holding the 78th position in China Rich List and the 557th position in the World Billionaire List according to Forbes, Jia Yueting’s Letv.c...

  • Sam Goi Story

    Profile Sam Goi Seng Hui is the executive chairman of Tee Yih Jia Foods. He is famous as Singapore's "Popiah King". Sam Goi sells 'popiah' skins, a thin pancake made from wheat flour. He was the biggest sole shareholder in Sup...
  • Zhang Ziyi Story - Chinese Actress Who Aspired to become Kindergarten Teacher

    Profile Zhang Ziyi is an actress of Chinese origin. Zhang is supposedly among the four “Dan Actresses” of China. Her role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) earned her critical acclaim and the Independent Spirit Awards for 'Best...
  • Wei Yin heng Success Story

    Profile Wei Yin-Heng is a Taiwan based billionaire. According to Forbes, Wei is the 949th richest billionaire in the world and the 14th richest man in Taiwan. His estimated net worth is US$ 1.72 billion. Wei’s major source of wealth come...
  • Wang Wenjing Success Story

    Profile Wenjing Wang is the chairman of Yonyou Software (previously known as UFIDA), one of China's largest software companies. The company creates and markets business and financial software. Wang is a member of the National People's Congress. In September...
  • Wu Yajun Success Story

    Profile Wu Yajun is a Chinese businesswoman and the co-founder-cum- CEO of Longfor Properties. She is currently the Chairwoman of the company. She ranks third among the richest women in China and 22nd among all the richest women all over the world. In Ch...
  • Xue Xiangdong Success Story

    Profile Xue Xiangdong is the chairperson of Shandong Tai'an, East Software AG. Childhood Xue Xiangdong was born on January 1, 1959 in China. Xue Xiangdong did his Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of Hunan, China. ...

But the demographics began to change due to the civil war in 1949 until the People’s Republic of China was formed. China has the world’s largest population. The country is so vast that it has close to 56 ethnic groups, and the Han nationality makes up around 91 % of the population.

The prominent personalities of this most populated country in the world are Chiang Kai-Shek, Confucius, and Jiang Zemin. The industrial revolution here also have produced people like Jack Ma, who is founder of a renowned E-commerce business and also a philanthropist. He is the founder of AliBaba, a leading E-commerce website and shown a new direction of business to the world.

Confucius donned several hats of a politician, leader and a teacher. All his principles had a basis in Chinese beliefs and tradition. He felt that the family was an ideal government.

The official language of the Chinese people is Mandarin, but other languages like Min and Hakka are spoken. Given the vast geographical region of the place, the dialect, and the language varies considerably. So far as religion is concerned the prime one in China is Buddhism, but other religions like Christianity and Islam are also followed. Given the size of the country, there is no uniform climate. Beijing is freezing and experiences the massive amount of snowfall during the winter months. Though the area experiences hot summers with temperatures soaring.

Residents who wish to keep a pet in China need to be aware of the fact that they need a valid residence permit to do. A valid certificate is necessary that is being issued by the health department.