|Died||6 February 2018 (aged 100)|
|Other names||Rao Gu'an 饒固庵|
|Occupation||Sinologist, historian, palaeographer, calligrapher, painter|
|Title||Professor of the University of Hong Kong, University of Singapore, Yale University, Academia Sinica, Chinese University of Hong Kong|
|Parent(s)||Rao E 饒鍔|
|Awards||1982: D.Litt (HKU)|
1997: Life Achievement Award (HKADC)
Jao helped create many fields of humanities, including history, archaeology, epigraphy, folklores, religion, art history, musicology, literature, and Near Eastern Studies. He published more than 100 books and about 1,000 academic articles over a career spanning more than 80 years.
References[change | change source]
- "Renowned Sinologist Jao Tsung-I dies at 101". China Daily. 2018-02-06. Retrieved 2018-02-06.