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  • Jin Yong 金庸 (1924 - 2018)
    Louis Cha Jing-yong GBM OBE (10 March 1924 – 30 October 2018), better known by his pen name Jin Yong , was a Chinese wuxia ("martial arts and chivalry") novelist and essayist who co-founded the Hong Ko...
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  • (c.202 - d.)
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About the Cha surname

Cha is an uncommon family name in Korea. The Yeonan Cha clan is the only clan. The founding ancestor was Cha Hyo-jeon, son of Yu Cha-dal (10th century AD). Most of the clan’s members live in Gyeongsang province, Hwanghae province, or P'yŏngan province. In South Korea in 2000, there were 180,589 people named Cha.