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Wu is the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese surname 吳 (Traditional Chinese), 吴 (Simplified Chinese), which is the tenth most common surname in Mainland China. [1]

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Annie Wu (actress)

Annie Wu (born August 21, 1978) is a Taiwanese actress and model.

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AXA is a French, multinational, investment banking firm headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, insurance, and other financial services.

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Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace (Negara Brunei Darussalam, Jawi), is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.

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Cantonese, or Standard Cantonese (廣東話, 广东话; originally known as 廣州話, 广州话), is the dialect of Yue Chinese spoken in the vicinity of Canton (Guangzhou) in southern China.

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Chien-Shiung Wu

Chien-Shiung Wu (May 31, 1912 – February 16, 1997) was a Chinese American experimental physicist who made significant contributions in the field of nuclear physics.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Chinese classics

Chinese classic texts or canonical texts (Chinese: t, s, p Zhōngguó gǔdiǎn diǎnjí) refers to the Chinese texts which originated before the imperial unification by the Qin dynasty in particularly the "Four Books and Five Classics" of the Neo-Confucian tradition, themselves a customary abridgment of the "Thirteen Classics".

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Chinese surname

Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Vietnam and among overseas Chinese communities.

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A cyber-dissident is a professional journalist, an activist or citizen journalist who posts news, information, or commentary on the internet that implies criticism of a government or regime.

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Daniel Wu

Daniel Wu Yin-cho (jyutping: Wu Yin Jou) (born September 30, 1974) is a Hong Kong American actor, director and producer.

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David Wu

David Wu (born April 8, 1955) is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for from 1999 to 2011.

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Emi Suzuki

,http://person.naver.jp/1108859 (Naver) also called Emichee (えみちぃ), is a Chinese-born Japanese model and retired occasional actress.

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Exo (band)

Exo (엑소; stylized as EXO) is a Chinese-South Korean boy band based in Seoul.

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Fahrenheit (Taiwanese band)

Fahrenheit is a Taiwanese boy band formed in 2005.

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Five Elders

In Southern Chinese folklore, the Five Elders of Shaolin, also known as the Five Generals are the survivors of one of the destructions of the Shaolin temple by the Qing Dynasty, variously said to have taken place in 1647, in 1674 or in 1732.

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Five Hegemons

The Five Hegemons refers to several especially powerful rulers of Chinese states of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history (770 to 476 BCE), sometimes alternatively referred to as the "Age of Hegemons".

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Frank Wu (artist)

Frank Wu is an American science fiction and fantasy artist living in Arlington, Massachusetts.

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Goh Chok Tong

Goh Chok Tong (born 20 May 1941;, Wade–Giles: Wu2-tso4-tung4) is a Singaporean politician.

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Goh Keng Swee

Goh Keng Swee, (6 October 1918 – 14 May 2010) was the second Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore between 1973 and 1984, and a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Kreta Ayer constituency for a quarter of a century.

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Gui Gui

Wu Ying Chieh (Western name Emma, born 11 August 1999 in Taiwan Keelung), better known by her stage name Gui Gui, is a Taiwanese Mandopop singer and actress represented by Polyland International Entertainment.

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Hakka Chinese

Hakka, also rendered Kejia, is one of the major languages within the Sinitic branch of Sino-Tibetan and it is spoken natively by the Hakka people in southern China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and throughout the diaspora areas of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and around the world.

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The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul in South Korea and elsewhere and as Chosŏn'gŭl in North Korea and China, is the alphabet that has been used to write the Korean language since the 15th century.

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Hsien Wu

Hsien Wu (吳憲, Simplified Chinese 吴宪 and Hanyu Pinyin Wú Xiàn; 24 November 1893 - 8 August 1959) was an early protein scientist who was the first to propose that protein denaturation was a purely conformational change, i.e., corresponded to protein unfolding and not to some chemical alteration of the protein.

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Hu (surname)

Hu 胡 is a Chinese surname.

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Hundred Family Surnames

The Hundred Family Surnames is a classic Chinese text composed of common Chinese surnames.

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Instant noodle

Instant noodles are a precooked and usually dried noodle block, sold with flavoring powder and/or seasoning oil, usually in a separate packet; though in the case of cup noodles the flavoring is often loose in the cup.

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Jason Wu

Jason Wu (born September 27, 1982) is a Taiwanese Canadian fashion designer based in New York City.

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Ji (surname)

Ji is the pinyin romanization of a number of distinct Chinese surnames that are written with different characters in Chinese.

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Jiangsu, earlier romanized as Kiangsu, is an eastern coastal province of the People's Republic of China, with its capital in Nanjing.

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John Woo

John Woo SBS (Ng Yu-Sum; born 1 May 1946) is a Hong Kong film director, writer, and producer.

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Kevin Wu (born June 12, 1990) is an American comedian and actor.

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King Helü of Wu

Helü was from 514 BC to 496 BC king of the state of Wu toward the end of the Spring and Autumn Period of ancient China.

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King Ji of Zhou

Jili was a leader of the Predynastic Zhou during the Shang dynasty of ancient China.

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King Tai of Zhou

King Tai of Zhou or Gugong Danfu was a great leader of the Zhou clan during the Shang dynasty.

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King Wu of Zhou

King Wu of Zhou was the first king of the Zhou dynasty of ancient China.

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Kris Wu

Wu Yifan, known by his stage name, Kris (크리스) (born November 6, 1990), is a Canadian-Chinese actor and singer-songwriter.

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Lê dynasty

The Later Lê dynasty (Nhà Hậu Lê; Hán Việt: 後黎朝) sometimes referred to as the Lê dynasty (the earlier Lê dynasty ruled only for a brief period (980–1009)) was the longest-ruling dynasty of Vietnam, ruling the country from 1428 to 1788, with a brief six year interruption of the Mạc dynasty usurpers (1527-1533).

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List of common Chinese surnames

These are lists of the most common Chinese surnames in the Republic of China, People's Republic of China, and the Chinese diaspora overseas as provided by authoritative government or academic sources.

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Mainland China

Mainland China, Chinese mainland or simply the mainland, is a geographical and political term to describe the geopolitical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Melissa Wu

Melissa Paige Wu (born 3 May 1992) is an Australian diver and silver medal winner at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships, the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

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Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty, or the Great Ming, also called the Empire of the Great Ming, was the ruling dynasty of China for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

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Miss Astro Chinese International

The Miss Astro Chinese International Pageant (formerly known as Miss Malaysia Chinese International Pageant) is an annual beauty pageant solely organised by Astro, a leading cross-media operator with direct-to-home satellite television services in Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia.

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Momofuku Ando

, ORS, (March 5, 1910 – January 5, 2007) was a Japanese inventor and businessman who founded Nissin Food Products Co., Ltd..

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Monetary Authority of Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (Abbreviation: MAS;; Malay: Penguasa Kewangan Singapura) is Singapore's central bank and financial regulatory authority.

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Nancy Wu

Nancy Wu(born September 9, 1981) is a Chinese actress contracted to TVB.

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Nasal consonant

In phonetics, a nasal, also called a nasal occlusive, nasal stop in contrast with a nasal fricative, or nasal continuant, is an occlusive consonant produced with a lowered velum, allowing air to escape freely through the nose.

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National People's Congress

The National People's Congress (usually abbreviated NPC) is the national legislature of the People's Republic of China.

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Ng (name)

Ng (pronounced; English approximation often or) is a Cantonese and Hakka transliteration of the Chinese surnames 吳/吴 (Pinyin transliteration for Mandarin equivalent: Wú) and 伍 (Mandarin Wǔ) meaning "five".

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Ng Mui

Ng Mui (Chinese: t 吳梅, p Wú Méi; Cantonese: Ng5 Mui4) is said to have been one of the legendary Five Elders—survivors of the destruction of the Shaolin Temple by the Qing Dynasty.

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Ngô is a Vietnamese surname.

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Nicky Wu

Nicholas "Nicky" Wu (born October 31, 1970) is a Taiwanese singer and actor.

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O (surname)

O or Oh is a romanization of a number of East Asian surnames.

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Old Chinese

Old Chinese, also called Archaic Chinese in older works, is the form of Chinese spoken from the beginning of written records (around 1200 BC) until the 3rd century BC.

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Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

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Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event, involving athletes with a range of physical disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.

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Peter Woo

Peter Woo Kwong-ching, GBM, GBS, JP (Chinese:吳光正) (born 1946) is a Hong Kong businessman.

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Pinyin, or Hanyu Pinyin, is the official phonetic system for transcribing the Mandarin pronunciations of Chinese characters into the Latin alphabet in China, Taiwan, and Singapore. It is often used to teach Standard Chinese and a pinyin without diacritic markers is often used in foreign publications to spell Chinese names familiar to non-Chinese and may be used as an input method to enter Chinese characters into computers. The Hanyu Pinyin system was developed in the 1950s based on earlier forms of romanization. It was published by the Chinese government in 1958 and revised several times. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) adopted pinyin as an international standard in 1982. The system was adopted as the official standard in Taiwan in 2009, where it is used for romanization alone rather than for educational and computer input purposes. The word Hànyǔ means the spoken language of the Han people and pīnyīn literally means "spelled-out sounds".

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Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China

The Standing Committee of the Central Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China, usually known as the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC), is a committee consisting of the top leadership of the Communist Party of China.

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Prime Minister of Singapore

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore (Perdana Menteri Republik Singapura; 新加坡共和国总理, pinyin: Xīnjiāpō gònghéguó zǒnglǐ; சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரசின் பிரதமர், Ciṅkappūr kuṭiyaraciṉ piratamar) is the head of the government of the Republic of Singapore.

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Qin dynasty

The Qin dynasty was the first imperial dynasty of Ancient China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC.

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Regular script

Regular script (Hepburn: kaisho), also called 正楷, 真書 (zhēnshū), 楷體 (kǎitǐ) and 正書 (zhèngshū), is the newest of the Chinese script styles (appearing by the Cao Wei dynasty ca. 200 CE and maturing stylistically around the 7th century), hence most common in modern writings and publications (after the Ming and sans-serif styles, used exclusively in print).

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Science fiction

Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life.

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Senior Minister

Senior Minister (abbreviation: SM) is a political office in the Cabinet of Singapore.

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Shang dynasty

The Shang dynasty or Yin dynasty, according to traditional historiography, ruled in the Yellow River valley in the second millennium BC, succeeding the Xia dynasty and followed by the Zhou dynasty.

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Shaolin Monastery

The Shaolin Monastery or Shaolin Temple is a Chan Buddhist temple in Dengfeng county, Zhengzhou, Henan province, China.

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Sheryl WuDunn

Sheryl WuDunn (born November 16, 1959) is an American business executive, writer, lecturer, and Pulitzer Prize winner.

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Shin-Tson Wu

Shin-Tson Wu, (Chinese:吳詩聰), PhD, is an American physicist and inventor.

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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the ''Lion City'', the ''Garden City'', and the ''Red Dot'', is a leading global city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Society of Actuaries

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) is a professional organization for actuaries based in North America.

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Song dynasty

The Song dynasty was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.

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Southern Min

Southern Min, or Min Nan, is a branch of Min Chinese spoken in certain parts of China including southern Fujian, eastern Guangdong, Hainan, and southern Zhejiang, and in Taiwan.

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Spring and Autumn period

The Spring and Autumn period was a period in Chinese history from approximately 771 to 476 BC (or according to some authorities until 403 BC).

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Stage name

A stage name, also called a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, wrestlers, comedians, and musicians.

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Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu (also rendered as Sun Zi) was a Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher who lived in the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China.

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Tai chi

Often shortened to t'ai chi, taiji or tai chi in English usage, T'ai chi ch'uan or tàijíquán is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits.

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Taibo of Wu

Taibo (Chinese: t 伯, s 泰伯, p Tàibó) was the eldest son of King Tai of Zhou and the legendary founder of the State of Wu.

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The Art of War

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician, and kindred to the Realpolitik of his time, termed in China as Legalism.

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Theresa Goh

Theresa Goh Rui Si (born 16 February 1987) is a Singaporean Paralympic swimmer.

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United States House of Representatives

The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (a bicameral legislature).

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Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China

The Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China is a high-ranking executive assistant to the Premier.

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Vivian Wu

Vivian Wu (born February 5, 1966), is a Chinese actress, known for her roles in The Last Emperor (1987), Heaven & Earth (1993), The Joy Luck Club (1993), and The Pillow Book (1996) and as the historical figure of Soong May-ling, commonly referred to as Madam Chiang Kai-shek, in The Soong Sisters (1997 film) and The Founding of a Republic (2009 film) and Departed Heroes (2011 TV series).

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Water Margin

Water Margin (Shui Hu Zhuan, sometimes abbreviated to Shui Hu), also translated as Outlaws of the Marsh, Tale of the Marshes, All Men Are Brothers, Men of the Marshes, or The Marshes of Mount Liang, is a novel attributed to Shi Nai'an.

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William F. Wu

William F. Wu (born 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Chinese-American science fiction author.

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Wu (state)

Wu (Old Chinese: &#42) was one of the states during the Western Zhou Dynasty and the Spring and Autumn Period.

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Wu Bai

Wu Chun-lin (Taiwanese: Ngô· Chùn-lîm; born 14 January 1968), better known by his stage name Wu Bai (Taiwanese: Gō·-pah), is a Taiwanese rock singer and songwriter.

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Wu Bangguo

Wu Bangguo (born July 1941) is a retired high-ranking politician in the People's Republic of China.

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Wu Chengsi

Wu Chengsi (Chinese: 武承嗣; Pinyin: Wǔ Chéngsì) (died July 22, 698), formally Prince Xuan of Wei (魏宣王), was a nephew of Chinese sovereign Wu Zetian and an imperial prince during her Zhou Dynasty.

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Wu Chien-ch'uan

Wu Chien Ch'uan or Wu Jianquan (1870–1942), was a famous teacher and founder of the neijia martial art of Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan in late Imperial and early Republican China.

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Wu Chun

Wu Chun was born on 10 October 1979, birth name Goh Kiat Chun, is a Brunei-born-Chinese Taiwanese actor, singer, former model and gym instructor.

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Wu Di (pianist)

Di Wu is a Chinese-American pianist.

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Wu Han (Han dynasty)

Wu Han (died 44) was an Eastern Han Dynasty general who made great contributions to Emperor Guangwu (Liu Xiu)'s reestablishment of the Han Dynasty and who is commonly regarded as Emperor Guangwu's best general, but who was also known for cruelty against civilians.

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Wu Jing (Han dynasty)

Wu Jing (died 203) was a military general who lived in the late Eastern Han dynasty.

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Wu Lebao

Wu Lebao (born 8 June 1983) is a cyber-dissident from Bengbu, Anhui, People's Republic of China.

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Wu Lien-teh


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Wu Lihong

Wu Lihong (born 1968) is an environmental activist of the People's Republic of China.

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Wu Man

Wu Man (born 1963 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang) is a Chinese pipa player and composer.

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Wu Rui

Wu Rui was a Chinese eunuch in 15th century Lê Dynasty Đại Việt (modern Vietnam) during Emperor Le Thanh Tong's rule at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long.

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Wu Sangui

Wu Sangui (courtesy name Changbai (長白) or Changbo (長伯); 1612 – 2 October 1678) was a Chinese military general who was instrumental in the fall of the Ming Dynasty and the establishment of the Qing Dynasty in 1644.

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Wu Shuijiao

Wu Shuijiao (born 19 June 1992) is a female Chinese track and field athlete who competes in hurdling.

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Wu Song

Wu Song, nicknamed "Pilgrim",行者 translates literally to "Traveller".

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Wu Tianming

Wu Tianming (December 5, 1939 – March 4, 2014) was a Chinese film director and producer who was considered one of the leading "Fourth Generation" directors.

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Wu Wenjun

Wu Wenjun (born on 12 May 1919) is a Chinese mathematician and academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

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Wu Yi

Wu Yi (born November 1938) is a retired Chinese politician.

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Wu Yi (Three Kingdoms)

Wu Yi (died 237) was a general of the state of Shu Han in the Three Kingdoms period.

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Wu Zao

Wu Zao (1799 – 1862) was a Chinese poet.

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Wu Zetian

Wu Zetian (February17, 624December16, 705),Paludan, 100 also known as Wu Zhao (Wu Chao), Wu Hou and during the later Tang dynasty as Tian Hou (天后), referred to in English as Empress Consort Wu or by the deprecated term "Empress Wu", was a Chinese sovereign who ruled unofficially as Empress and later, officially as Emperor of China (皇帝) during the brief Zhou dynasty (周, 690-705), which interrupted the Tang dynasty (618–690 & 705–907).

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Wu Zixu

Wu YunYún is the correct pronunciation of Wu Zixu's given name 員, not Yuán.

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Zhongyong of Wu

Zhongyong was the second ruler of the ancient Chinese State of Wu according to traditional Chinese history.

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Zhou (surname)

Zhōu is the Hanyu Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese family name 周, which now ranks as the 10th most common surname in Mainland China, and 71st in South Korea.

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Zhou dynasty

The Zhou dynasty was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty.

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