Cai Yuanpei

Philosopher, Deceased Person

1868 – 1940

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Who was Cai Yuanpei?

Cai Yuanpei was a Chinese educator, Esperantist, president of Peking University, and founder of the Academia Sinica. He was known for his critical evaluation of Chinese culture and synthesis of Chinese and Western thinking, including anarchism. At Peking University he assembled influential figures in the New Culture and May Fourth Movements.

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Born
Jan 11, 1868
Shaoxing
Nationality
  • China
Profession
Education
  • University of Leipzig
Lived in
  • Zhejiang
Died
Mar 5, 1940
Hong Kong

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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