Lin Qiaozhi, a specialist in women’s diseases, lived from 1901 to 1983. She had devoted her whole life to helping women of China, especially women in the countryside.
Gao Feng was promoted to party chief of the community. Since then, he has been busy working to improve the village's prosperity and stability as well as raise living standards.
During Wenchuan earthquake,Ma Qianguo, the Party chief of the Luobo village in Wenchuan,faced the disaster fearlessly.He became known as the protector of the village in hard times.
From a young 'iron lady' to a chairman of the company,Guo Fenglian reinvented her live and found a new vocation in the new centuary.
In his youth, Liu Yingqi was part of the Long March. Since then, he has devoted his life to carrying out ideals of the Communist Party.
With no fresh water or electricity, a couple has been keeping guard on an barren island off Lianyungang, a coastal city in East China's Jiangsu province, for 25 years, Nanjing-based Yangtse Evening Post reported on Sunday.
Born in Guangzhou in October 1936, Zhong Nanshan is one of the greatest doctors in China. Now, at age of 74, he is an academic at the Chinese Academy of Engineering, as well as one of the most famous respiratory disease experts.
Qian Xuesen, a gifted rocket scientist who led China's space and rocketry programs, was born in Shanghai in December 1911.
Renowned scientist Wang Daheng, who was the founder of China's optical engineering, died on July 21, 2011 at the age of 96 in Beijing.
About an hour's drive from downtown Shanghai, Changxing island lies at the other end of the nearly 9-km-long Shanghai Yangtze River tunnel.