Yang Jiang

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yang.
Jiang Yang
Yang Jiang 1941.jpg
Born(1911-07-17)17 July 1911
Died25 May 2016(2016-05-25) (aged 104)
Beijing, China
Alma materSoochow University
Tsinghua University
University of Oxford
University of Paris
Spouse(s)
Qian Zhongshu (m. 1935–1998)
ChildrenQian Yuan (1937-1997)
Parent(s)Yang Yinhang (father, 1878-1945)
RelativesYang Yinyu (aunt, 1884-1938)

Yang Jiang (simplified Chinese: 杨绛; traditional Chinese: 楊絳; pinyin: Yáng Jiàng; 17 July 1911 – 25 May 2016), born Yang Jikang (simplified Chinese: 杨季康; traditional Chinese: 楊季康; pinyin: Yáng Jìkāng), was a Chinese playwright, author, and translator. She wrote several successful comedies. She was the first Chinese person to produce a complete Chinese version of Don Quixote from the Spanish original.[1]

Death[change | change source]

On 25 May 2016, Yang died at the age of 104 at Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "A family besieged now beloved". www.chinadaily.com.cn.
  2. 新浪娱乐 (25 May 2016). "钱钟书夫人杨绛因病去世 享年105岁". ent.sina.com.cn.

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