有光 周

耀平 周 (1906 - 2017)

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耀平 (有光) "Yaoping, Yao-p'ing, Yōhei, Yohei, Youguang, Yu-kuang, Yūkō, Yuko" aka Zhou, Chou, Shū, Shu
Born in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, Chinamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) [location unknown]
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Died in Beijing, Chinamap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Jan 2018
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Categories: Supercentenarians | Chinese Notables.

有光 周 is Notable.

Biography

耀平 (Yao Ping) was born in 1906. He passed away in 2017.

Zhou Youguang (Chinese: 周有光; pinyin: Zhōu Yǒuguāng; 13 January 1906 – 14 January 2017) was a Chinese economist, banker, linguist, sinologist, publisher, and supercentenarian, known as the "father of Pinyin",[1][2][3] 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 Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 1982, and the United Nations in 1986.

Sources

  • Wikipedia contributors. "Zhou Youguang." Wikipedia. Accessed 13 Jan 2018.


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