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  • 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).

  • Sun Tao

    2020-06-11

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

  • Zhu Cunye

    2020-04-03

    Zhu Cunye, born in Pingding county in Yangquan city in China's North Shanxi province in 1936, is a famous travel writer.

  • Robin Li

    2019-04-18

    Robin Li, male, of the Han nationality, non-partisan, was born in November 1968 in Yangquan city, Shanxi province.

  • Liu Cixin

    2019-04-18

    He is a senior engineer, a science fiction writer, and a member of the China Writers Association, the 9th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and the China Science Writers Association.

  • Zhang Jigang

    2019-04-18

    Zhang Jigang is a famous contemporary choreographer and artist in China. His works have been performed across China, and set the direction of the development of Chinese dance.