Zhou Youguang 周有光

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周耀平 (有光)

Birthplace: Changzhou, Jiangsu, China
Death: Died in Beijing, Beijing, China
Immediate Family:

Son of 周保貽 (企言) and 徐雯
Husband of Zhang Yunhe 張允和
Father of Zhou Xiaoping 周晓平 and Zhou Xiaohe
Brother of 慧兼 周; 惠言 周; 心閒 周 and 俊人 周
Half brother of 浣熙 周; 信月 周; 鳳樵 周 and 雲樵 周

Occupation: Sinologist, linguist; latinized Chinese
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About Zhou Youguang 周有光

Zhou Youguang is the art-name of Zhou Yaoping, who was a Chinese linguist, often credited as the "father of (Hanyu) Pinyin", the official romanization for Mandarin in the People's Republic of China.

He died at the age of 111 years and one day.

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Zhou Youguang 周有光's Timeline

January 13, 1906
Changzhou, Jiangsu, China
Age 27
January 14, 2017
Age 111
Beijing, Beijing, China