12 Notable alumni of
Sichuan University

Sichuan University is 1514th in the world, 332nd in Asia, and 32nd in China by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 12 notable alumni from Sichuan University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jane Zhang

    Jane Zhang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriterrecording artistsinger
    Biography

    Jane Zhang is a Chinese singer-songwriter. She is known for her signature whistle register and has been dubbed the "Dolphin Princess" (海豚公主). Zhang began performing as a teenager by singing in pubs to help earn money for her family. After signing with Huayi Brothers Media Corporation in 2005, Zhang released her first studio album, The One (2006). Her second album, Update, was released in 2007. Zhang's third studio album, Jane@Music, was released in 2009. Her fourth studio album, Believe in Jane, was released in 2010. In 2011, Zhang released her fifth studio album, Reform, which was certified double platinum by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

  2. Zhu De

    Zhu De
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1886-1976 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Zhu De was a Chinese general, military strategist, politician and revolutionary in the Chinese Communist Party. Born into poverty in 1886 in Sichuan, he was adopted by a wealthy uncle at age nine. His uncle provided him with a superior early education that led to his admission into a military academy. After graduating, he joined a rebel army and became a warlord. It was after this period that he adopted communism. Joining the Chinese Communist Party, he ascended through the ranks of the Chinese Red Army as it closed in on securing the nation in the Chinese Civil War. By the time China was under Mao's control, Zhu was a high-ranking official within the party. He served as commander-in-chief of the Eighth Route Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. In 1955, he became one of the ten marshals of the People's Liberation Army, of which he is regarded as one of the principal founders. Zhu remained a prominent political figure until his death in 1976. As the chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress from 1975 to 1976, Zhu was the head of state of the People's Republic of China.

  3. Guo Moruo

    Guo Moruo
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1892-1978 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    anthropologistpoetarchaeologisthistoriantranslator
    Biography

    Guo Moruo, courtesy name Dingtang (鼎堂), was a Chinese author, poet, historian, archaeologist, and government official.

  4. Jung Chang

    Jung Chang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    historianautobiographerwriterbiographerlinguist
    Biography

    Jung Chang is a Chinese-born British writer now living in London, best known for her family autobiography Wild Swans, selling over 10 million copies worldwide but banned in the People's Republic of China.

  5. Ba Jin

    Ba Jin
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1904-2005 (aged 101)
    Occupations
    writertranslatorEsperantistautobiographerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Ba Jin was a Chinese writer. In addition to his impact on Chinese literature, he also wrote three original works in Esperanto, and as a political activist he wrote The Family.

  6. Dai Bingguo

    Dai Bingguo
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Dai Bingguo is a Chinese politician and professional diplomat. Since 2008, Dai has emerged as one of the foremost and highest-ranking figures of Chinese foreign policy in the Hu Jintao administration.

  7. Jiang Zhuyun

    Jiang Zhuyun
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1920-1949 (aged 29)
    Occupations
    revolutionary
    Biography

    Jiang Zhuyun was a Chinese communist resistance fighter and revolutionary martyr. She is the basis of the character of Jiang Xueqin, or "Sister Jiang" (Chinese: 江姐; pinyin: Jiāng Jiě) in the semi-fictional novel Red Crag.

  8. Ran Yunfei

    Ran Yunfei
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writerblogger
    Biography

    Ran Yunfei is a Chinese writer and a high-profile democracy activist and blogger. He was arrested in late March 2011, shortly after the start of the 2011 Chinese pro-democracy protests, on charges of inciting subversion of state power. He was released in August 2011 and remains under residential surveillance. Ran expressed through social media that he converted to Christianity on 31 October 2015. He has been attending a Bible study since 2013.

  9. Chen Changzhi

    Chen Changzhi
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Chen Changzhi is the chairman of the China Democratic National Construction Association, a legally recognized non-Communist political party in China, and one of the Vice Chairmen of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, having served in this capacity since 2008.

  10. Pei Xu

    Pei Xu
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Xu Pei is a Chinese-born German poet, writer, and human rights activist. Born in Sichuan, she left China in 1988 and studied in Germany. Xu became a German citizen in 2004, and lives in Cologne, Germany.

  11. Charitha Herath

    Charitha Herath
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Herath Mudiyanselage Charitha Herath is current member of Parliament from National List, Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE). and the Professor of Philosophy at the University of Peradeniya. His appointment was valid from 21 June 2019. Chair Professorship of Philosophy at Peradeniya has been one of the well established academic position. He is the former Permanent secretary of the Ministry of Mass Media and Information in Sri Lanka and former Chairman of the Central Environment Authority. Herath's academic interests are mainly based on Contemporary Analytical Philosophy and his researches were on Later Wittgenstein's Philosophy and the Environmental Ethics. He was the Head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Peradeniya from 2016 to 2018.

  12. Chuan Sha

    Chuan Sha
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    journalistpoetwriter
    Biography

    Chuan Sha is a Chinese-born Canadian poet and author. He has written novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays and literary reviews.