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  • Ge Yinping


    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


    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


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

  • Guan Jianhua


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

  • Ji Maode


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

  • Zhang Hongliang


    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


    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


    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).

  • Sun Tao


    Born in Pingding county in Yangquan city, Sun Tao is a famous writer in North China's Shanxi province.