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Zhou Youguang: Why Google honours him today | News | Al Jazeera

12 Jan 2018 Regarding the government, the linguist told AFP: "In all honesty I haven't got anything good to say about Mao Zedong." Chinese people becoming rich isn't important, human progress is ultimately progress towards democracy. Zhou Youguang. <. Language: At threat of extinction. Living the Language.
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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, Who Made Writing Chinese as Simple as ABC

14 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, Who Made Writing Chinese as Simple as ABC, Dies at 111. 点击查看 Zhou Youguang, known as the father of Pinyin for creating the system of Romanized Chinese writing that has become the international standard since its .“Human progress is ultimately progress towards democracy.”.
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China's Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, dies aged

14 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, who created a system to turn characters into words using Roman letters, dies at 111. In a 2011 interview with NPR he said he hoped he would live long enough to see the Chinese authorities admit that the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989
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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
Source: www.independent.co.uk

Zhou Youguang, linguist who developed modern China's Pinyin

14 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, linguist who developed modern China's Pinyin Romanized writing system, dies at 111. he hoped to live long enough to see China's government acknowledge that the bloody crackdown on the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests was a mistake and the victims bore no guilt.
Source: www.latimes.com

Zhou Youguang, the real hero of modern China | openDemocracy

24 Jan 2017 The architect of China's literacy revolution maintained an open-minded curiosity well into his second century. Zhou Youguang at his home in Beijing in 2012. Wikimedia Commons/Fong C. Some rights reserved.In the second week of January 2017, one of the greatest figures of modern times died peacefully
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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 and countless foreigners learn Mandarin, died Jan. 14 in Beijing, one day after celebrating his 111th birthday. State-run media outlets in China
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Zhou Youguang obituary | World news | The Guardian

1 Feb 2017 Zhou Youguang, who regarded his studies of language and linguistics as a hobby, allowed himself to be persuaded, and pinyin was launched in 1958. enough to see the Chinese authorities admit that the bloody crackdown on Tiananmen Square's pro-democracy protests in 1989 had been a mistake.
Source: www.theguardian.com

Zhou Youguang, inventor of Pinyin – The Literacy Blog

16 Jan 2017 After the killings in Tiananmen Square in 1989, as you can see from an interview he did with the US npr (National Public Radio) in 2011, Zhou became a fierce critic of the Chinese regime and a strong advocate of democracy. One of his last wishes was that he would live long enough to see democracy
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Pinyin: based on sound principles | World news | The Guardian

21 Feb 2008 Tania Branigan meets 102-year-old Zhou Youguang, credited with helping millions of Chinese to read and write.
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Zhou Youguang Archives - China Digital Times (CDT)

Related Stories. 2015.01.13 Zhou Youguang's 109th Birthday Wish: Democracy; 2011.10.19 At 105, Celebrated Chinese Linguist Now A Dissident; 2011.01.12 Father of Hanyu Pinyin Turns Sweet 106; 2009.10.08 A Spirit of Enduring Optimism · View all Zhou Youguang articles »
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Linguist who simplified Chinese writing dies at 111 - Financial Times

15 Jan 2017 Zhou Youguang, the linguist considered the father of the Pinyin system used to represent the pronunciation of Chinese characters and who was an outspoken critic of the ruling Communist party, has died in Beijing at the age of 111. Born to a wealthy family in 1906 when a Qing Dynasty emperor was on the
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