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Zhou Youguang - Wikipedia

Zhou Youguang was a Chinese economist, banker, linguist, sinologist, publisher, and supercentenarian, known as the "father of Pinyin", a system for the writing of Mandarin Chinese in Roman script, or romanization, which was officially adopted by the government of the People's Republic of China in 1958, the International
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Zhou Youguang obituary | World news | The Guardian

1 Feb 2017 Despite the traumas he witnessed and endured, he believed he was where he belonged. Zhang Yunhe, who became an eminent scholar of kunqu, one of the oldest forms of Chinese opera, died in 2002. Their son, Zhou Xiaoping, died in 2015. Zhou is survived by a granddaughter. • Zhou Youguang (Zhou
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Zhou Youguang, Who Made Writing Chinese as Simple as ABC

14 Jan 2017 Yet for all Mr. Zhou's linguistic influence, his late-life political opposition — in 2015, the news agency Agence France-Presse called him “probably China's oldest dissenter” — ensured that he remained relatively obscure in his own country. “Within China, he remains largely uncelebrated,” The New York
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Zhou Youguang, Primary Architect Of Pinyin, Dies At 111 : The Two

14 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, the inventor of a system to convert Chinese characters into words with the Roman alphabet, died Saturday at the age of 111. Since his system was introduced nearly six decades ago, few innovations have done more to boost literacy rates in China and bridge the divide between the country
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Zhou Youguang, linguist who developed modern China's Pinyin

Zhou Youguang, left, talks with his son Zhou Xiaoping at his home in Beijing in 2015. (WANG ZHAO / AFP/Getty Images). Associated Press. Zhou Youguang, a linguist considered the father of modern China's Pinyin Romanization writing system, died Saturday at the age of 111. Born in 1906 during China's last imperial
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Obituary: Zhou Youguang, the father of Pinyin - The Irish Times

16 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, the father of China's Pinyin writing system, at his study in Beijing, in 2011. Zhou Youguang, known as the father of Pinyin for creating the system of Romanised Chinese writing that has become the international standard since its Their son, Zhou Xiaoping, an astrophysicist, died in 2015.
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Zhou Youguang, whose Pinyin writing system helped modernize

16 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, a onetime Wall Street banker from China who developed Pinyin, a Romanized writing system that has helped more than 1 billion Chinese .Although he lived without close family members in his final years — his wife died in 2002 and their son, astrophysicist Zhou Xiaoping, died in 2015
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Zhou Youguang | Gerontology Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia

Zhou Youguang [Chinese: 周有光; Pinyin: Zhōu Yǒuguāng] (13 January 1906 – 14 January 2017) was awere married for 69 years, 106 days and had two children: a daughter Zhou Xiaohe (1935–1941) who died at the age of 6, and a son Zhou Xiaoping (1934–2015) who died at the age of 80 on 26 January 2015.
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Zhou Youguang: Meet the man who developed phonetic Chinese

12 Jan 2018 The man responsible for developing the phonetic translations of Chinese characters is being celebrated this week by Google, with a doodle. Zhou Youguang would be 112 years old Saturday. During his life, Youguang not only developed phonetic translations of Chinese characters — meaning, he's the
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Zhou Youguang | Chinese economist and linguist | Britannica.com

Zhou Youguang: Zhou Youguang, (Zhou Yaoping), Chinese economist and linguist (born Jan. Zhou Yaoping—he would later change his first name to Youguang (“Illuminate”)—was born during the waning years of the Qing dynasty, under which his Zhou's wife preceded him in death in 2002, as did his son in 2015.
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Zhou Youguang celebrates his 110th birthday[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn

14 Jan 2015 Zhou Youguang, a renowned Chinese linguist, is often credited as the Father of Pinyin (Chinese phonetic alphabet) in China. Born in Changzhou in East China's Jiangsu province, Zhou celebrated his 110th birthday on Jan 13.
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Language Log » Zhou Youguang's 112th birthday

6 days ago "Who was Zhou Youguang? Google celebrates linguist who developed Chinese phonetic translation: Known as 'the Father of Pinyin,' Youguang spent three years developing the system of 'spelled sounds' that is now the international standard for Romanised Chinese" (Mirror, 1/13/18). In the last two
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Zhou Youguang – The Literacy Blog

16 Jan 2017 The BBC has reported that Zhou Youguang, the man who brought literacy to millions in China after the communist victory in 1949, died on Saturday 14thJanuary, a day after celebrating his 111th birthday. After working as a Wall Street banker, Zhou decided, in 1949, to return to China to help with rebuilding
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