Monday   December  11, 2017
About Local Eminent People
      source: en.luan.gov.cn

  West Anhui is a piece of land full of elites and eminent people. In the past thousands of years, this land has been the birthplace of numerous celebrities including great generals, well-known ancient prime ministers, famous literati, lots of heroes, outstanding figures and eminent politicians.
  Sun Shuao(unknown birth and death year), whose native place is Shouxian County, is an outstanding politician during Spring and Autumn Period. He was in charge of building Quebei (named Anfengtang currently), which has improved agricultural production condition.
  Ying Bu(?--195 B.C.), whose native place is Lu'an, is a vassal king during the Western Han Dynasty. After the thriving of Han Dynasty, Liu Bang conferred Huainan King to Ying Bu. In the tenth year of Han Emperor Gaozu(197 B.C.), he revolted against Han Dynasty. Shortly after, he was killed after defeated.
   Wen Dang(styled himself Zhongweng, unknown birth and death yea), whose native place is Shucheng County, was governor of Shu(named Sichuan currently) during the last years of West Han Emperor Jing. He paid great attention to education, advocating "Enlightenment".
  Zhou Yu (175 A.D.--210 A.D.), whose native place is Shucheng County, was a well-known general of Kingdom Wu during the period of the Three Kingdoms. There are several historical relics to the memory of Zhou Yu, including Zhou Yu City and Zhou Yu Bridge.
  Li Gonglin (1049-1106), whose native place is Shucheng County, is a well-known painter during Northern Song Dynasty and was pushed for "No. 1 Painter" in Northern Song Dynasty. In 1961, he is ranked among the top ten Chinese eminent painters by Chinese Painting Institute.
  Yuan Heng Brothers: Yu Ren (styled himself Ben Yuan) and Yu Jie(styled himself Ben Heng). Their birth and death years are unknown. They are Lu'an natives. Yuan Heng Brothers, living in the late years of Ming Dynasty, are the most eminent veterinary scientists in Chinese history. They wrote Treating Horse Collection by Yuan Heng in 1608.
  Sun Jianai (1827-1909), whose native place is Shouxian County, is a well-known prime minister during the last period of Qing Dynasty. In the 24th year of Emperor Guangxu, He was in charge of founding Jingshi College(the predecessor of Beijing University).
  Bai Wenwei (1876-1947), whose native place is Shouxian County, was the member of the first and second Central Executive Committee of Kuo Min Tang. After the great revolution, he actively took part in activities of anti-Jiang Jieshi.
  Fang Zhenwu(1885-1941), whose native place is Shouxian County, is honored as "Anti-Japanese General". In 1941, he was murdered in Guangzhou.
   Zhu Yunshan(1887-1981) is Lu'an local. In 1927, he took part in "August 1st Nanchang Uprising" and was involved in the leadership of the uprising. After the establishment of China P.R., he was the vice-chairman of Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, vice-chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and the chairman of KMT Central Committee.
  Shu Chuanxian(1899-1931), whose native place is Huoshan County, was one of the founder of revolutionary base in West Anhui. In Nov. 1929, he launched and led Liuhuo Uprising. In 1931, he was secretly killed Zhang Guotao.
  Xu Jishen (1901-1931) is Lu'an local. He was commander of the first Red Army and had made great contribution to the establishment of The first Red Army and Soviet Area. In 1931, he was killed by Zhang Guotao by fabricated charge. In 1989, he was listed as "outstanding generals" by central committee of CPC.
  Jiang Guangci(1901-1931), whose native place is Jinzhai County, is a eminent left-wing writer, poet and one of the founding father of Chinese modern revolutionary literature.
  Wang Ming(1904-1974), whose native place is Jinzhai County, is one of the early leaders of CPC. In Jan. 1931, he was elected to Member of the Central Committee and the Political Bureau. He died of illness in Moscow.
  Hu Di(1905-1935) is Shucheng County local. He joined in CPC in 1925. In Oct. 1935, he was secretly killed by Zhang Guotao. Zhou Enlai honored him as "Three Outstanding Agencies" together with Li Kelong and Qian Zhuangfei.
  Four outstanding intelligences of Weiming  In Aug. 1925, under the advocacy of Lu Xun, Weiming Society was set up in Beijing. Among the six members, four, Wei Suyuan, Tai Jinglong, Li Jiye and Wei Congwu, came from Yeji Town of Huoqiu County.
  Situ Yue(1914-1990), whose native place is Shouxian County, has special characteristics in calligraphy art and get fame around Chinese calligraphy circle.
  Hone Xuezhi came from Jinzhai County. He was born in 1913. In 1929, he took part in Lixia Uprising. In the same year, he joined the Red Army and CPC. In 1955, he was conferred the rank of the senior general, and in 1988 he was awarded as general again.
  Sun Daguang came from Shouxian County. He was born in Jan. 1917. He was the member of the 12th Central Committee and the member of the Central Advisory Commission after the Chinese Communist Party's 13 major conference.
  The general list of Chinese People's Liberation Army (native place is West Anhui; they were conferred during 1955 to 1964; total number is 108)

General: Hong Xuezhi

Lieutenant General:

   Pi Dingjun    Yang Guofu     Li Yao     Zhang Xianjun  

   Chen Xianrui   Lin Weixian     Xu Liqing    Tao Yong

   Liang Congxue    Zeng Shaoshan    Teng Haiqing

Major General (by last name's stroke order):

 Ding Shifang                 Bu Wanke      Yu Xia           Ma Zonghuang   

 Wang Fengwu    Wang Yuanfen           Wang Kuixian           Wang Haiqing

 Wang Degui       Fang Ziyi       Fang Shengpu           Deng Zhongren

 Wu Lanting        Liu Jianting    Liu Shanfu           Qi Yong

 Guan Shengzhi  Sun Yizhi       Du Biao         Yan Jia'an

 Su Huanqing           Li Fa         Li Shuquan          Li Shi'an        Li Faying

 Li Guohou         Li Jiayi     Yang Zhongxing        Yang Yishan

 Yang Kewu        Yang Yinsheng     Yang Zhiting        Xiao Quanfu

Xiao Xuanjin       Wu Zongxian       Wu Chengzhong        Wu Ruishan

He GuiCheng       Yu Jide           Yu Ming         Yu Pinxuan          Yu Sigui

Min Hongyou      Wang Naigui        Wang Shaochuan      Wang Jiadao

Song Wen       Song Chengzhi    Zhang Zhong    Zhang Xingzhong

Zhang Xicai         Zhang Yi'ai   Zhang Yiyang           Zhang Zhendong

Chen Hong          Chen Xiang         Chen Fahong       Chen Bolv

Chen Yigui           Chen Heqiao        Lin Bin           Lin Naiqing

Zhou Fatian        Zhou Shiyuan           Hu Jicheng           Hu Pengfei

Zha Yusheng        Zhao Jun        Zhao Zunkang           Gui Shaozhong

Gui Shaobin        Gu Hong        Xu Guangyou           Xu Tishan

Xu Qihai        Xu Guofu       Gao Xiangui        Tu Xuezhong      

Tao Liqing           Huang Renting          Cao Guanghua          Qi Xianchu

Kang Liegong      Dong Hongguo          Cheng Ming         Cheng Yetang

Fu Shaopu           Fu Chunzao         Zeng Xianchi       Zhan Huayu

Qi Yuanwo          Xiong Ting          Pan Feng