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List of famous Chinese women with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.


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Since ancient time in China for thousands of years, the social status of women has been generally lower than that of men. That's why the fame of persons handed down and known to us is mostly of men. However, in individual cases, the women did make some contributions in political, military or cultural fields, becoming famous in some ways or other.

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After studying at the University of Pittsburgh, Li became fascinated by the widely available research on American sexual mores, completely absent in her native China. InGuo was inspired at the U. Li won a silver medal in the Winter Olympics and later went on to coach Apolo Ohno to his gold medal win in the Winter Olympics. She has coached the Chinese national team through the last two Olympic seasons.

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The editor-in-chief of Caixin Media Company has made a name for herself through hard-hitting journalism—a particularly challenging accomplishment in China. She famously reported on corruption in the financial industry, and has been included on the TIME Dong rose through the ranks at Gree Electric, first selling air conditioners then overseeing the sales team. She was appointed director of the department in and increases sales by a factor of seven. This accomplishment paved the way for her to eventually take the top job at the company.

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A dancer from rural China, Yang studied the dance cultures of various Chinese minorities as a young woman. After a successful career as a lawyer, first in California then in Hong Kong, she ed the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and eventually held the position of Deputy Chairman. She then moved on to be vice chair of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, becoming the first non-mainlander in the role. Yan is known in the U. Many of her novels have been adapted for films like The Flowers of Warand her stories are highly acclaimed in China.

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