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  • T. H. Tsien (1910 - 2015)
    Professor at University of Chicago and Curator of its East Asian library for more than half a century, T. H. Tsien was a world-renowned scholar in Chinese bibliography and paleography.
  • Franz Leopold Alt (1910 - 2011)
    Franz Leopold Alt (November 30, 1910 – July 21, 2011) was an Austrian-born American mathematician who made major contributions to computer science in its early days. He was best known as one of ...
  • Robert Simpson (1912 - 2014)
    ) Robert Homer Simpson (November 19, 1912 – December 18, 2014) was an American meteorologist, hurricane specialist, first director of the National Hurricane Research Project (NHRP) from 1955&#...
  • Jeanne Calment (1875 - 1997)
    Jeanne Calment est une femme française, née Jeanne Louise Calment le 21 février 1875 à Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône) et morte le 4 août 1997 dans la même vil...
  • Chi-Chen Wang (1899 - 2001)
    professor of Chinese literature at Columbia University, known for an early acclaimed translation of the Dream of the Red Chamber as well as modern works of fiction by Lu Xun.

This subproject of the Centenarians Project is to document and create interesting profiles for "notable" centenarians; that is, people famous for other reasons who hit the century mark, throughout history.

Please join us and collaborate and bring your profiles with you. They must be set to public. Any that need to be made into a Master profile should be requested, with link, in a Project discussion.

Collaborators, please feel free to add links to the list below.

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