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  • Wang Ruigui

    2022-08-09

    Wang Rungui, chairman and general manager of Shanxi Yilin Chinese Herbal Medicine Planting Co based in the city of Yangquan, was one of the top 10 rural news figures in Shanxi province in 2021.

  • Ge Yinping

    2022-05-10

    From once being an ignorant apprentice who played with mud to becoming a master of arts and crafts, Ge Yinping – from Pingding county, administered by Yangquan city in North China's Shanxi province – has now passed on the millennium-old artistic technique of Pingding-carved porcelain for four decades.

  • Hu Yicheng

    2022-02-08

    Hu Yicheng, an athlete at the Yangquan Sports School in Yangquan, was the first athlete from Shanxi to become world champion in women's synchronized trampoline jumping.

  • Zhang Hengshou

    2021-11-02

    Zhang Hengshou (1902-91), born in Guangou village in the city of Yangquan, was a well-known historian in China.

  • Guan Jianhua

    2021-08-03

    Born in 1962 in Yangquan city in North China's Shanxi province, Guan Jianhua is an outstanding table tennis player.

  • Ji Maode

    2021-05-10

    ​Born in Pingding county, Ji Maode was the earliest national pentathlon champion from Yangquan city.

  • Zhang Hongliang

    2021-02-18

    Zhang Hongliang, a native of Yangquan city who was born in local Pingding county in 1970, has devoted himself to grit ware for more than 30 years.

  • Zhang Shigui

    2020-12-04

    Zhang Shigui (586-657), a famous general in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), was from Shangwen village in Yuxian county, administered by Yangquan city.

  • Xu Shixu

    2020-08-26

    Born in Yuxian county in Yangquan city, North China's Shanxi province, Xu Shixu was a famous general who lived during the end of the Sui Dynasty (581-618) and the beginning of the Tang Dynasty (618-907).