China ranks 2,214th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Mitaka, Tokyo, Ōme, Tokyo, and Saint-Denis, Réunion. Memorable people born in China include King Wu of Zhou, Tang of Shang, and Linji Yixuan. Memorable people who died in China include Laozi, Zhang Qian, and Tang of Shang. China has been the birth place of many politicians and philosophers and the death place of many politicians and philosophers. China is located in China.
China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a country in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of more than 1.4 billion. China spans five geographical time zones and borders 14 countries, the second most of any country in the world after Russia. Covering an area of approximately 9.6 million square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the world's third or fourth largest country. The country consists of 23 provinces, five autonomous regions, four municipalities, and two Special Administrative Regions. The national capital is Beijing and the largest city is Shanghai. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1601 BC and 1959, China was the birth place of 5 globally memorable people, including King Wu of Zhou, Tang of Shang, and Linji Yixuan. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in China including Laozi, Zhang Qian, and Tang of Shang.
Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in China since 1700.