Yang Shanzhou, a former government official, spent 22 years planting trees and bringing relative prosperity to a small town in Yunnan province.
Wu Juping, a female worker in Hangzhou, was called the "most beautiful mother" by netizens for saving a two-year-old girl from falling down 10 floors without thinking of her own safety.
Wu Mengchao is a world-famous Chinese hepatobiliary surgery scientist and surgeon, who is currently an acadamecian at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Huang Jiguang, male, Han nationality, was born in Zhongjiang county, Sichuan province. He joined the Chinese People's Volunteers in March 1951. He fought bravely and won a third-class merit citation
Qian made outstanding contributions to the establishment of nuclear science in the People's Republic of China and to the development of PRC's atomic and hydrogen bombs.
Mei Lanfang, Chinese theatrical performer, is recognized as one of the greatest singer-actor-dancers in Chinese history.
Mao Yisheng was a famous bridge expert, civil engineering scientist and educator of China.
Liang Sicheng was the son of Liang Qichao, a well-known Chinese thinker in the late Qing Dynasty, and is recognized as the "Father of Modern Chinese Architecture".
Born in 1980, he is associate chief designer of guidance systems at the 12th Unit of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).
Li Wenxiang, an 87-year-old retired soldier, has been recognized as a hero for inspiring many Chinese people with his communist conviction.