Famous Chinese People Born in Year of Pig
Zheng He, (also known as Cheng Ho), Chinese Ming Dynasty navigator, who navigated the West Ocean seven times
Zhao Kuangyin: the first emperor of Song Dynasty (960 - 1279)
Kublai Khan, also named Hu Bilie, the founder of China's Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)
Qian Xuesen (Tsien Hsue-shen), Father of China's Aerospace. He's a scientist in applied mechanics, space technology, and system engineering.
Henry Fok Ying Tung; Chairman of Fok Ying Tung Group and vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)
Ding Lei: founder and CTO of Netease.com Inc.
Liu Xiang: Olympic champion and world record holder in the men's 110 meter hurdles
Famous Foreigners Born in Year of Pig
Hillary Rodham Clinton, Nigella Lawson, Sarah Ferguson, Julie Andrews, Winona Ryder, Marie Osmond, Jenna Elfman, Shannen Doherty, Camilla Parker-Bowles, Paula Yates, Marie Antoinette, Christina Applegate, Ginger Rogers, Bryan Adams, Woody Allen, Julie Andrews, Fred Astaire, Richard Attenborough, Lucille Ball, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Glenn Close, Richard Dreyfuss, Farrah Fawcett, Ernest Hemingway, Barry Gibb, Alfred Hitchcock, Elton John, Kevin Kline, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dudley Moore, Marie Osmond, Michael Parkinson, Lee Remick, Ginger Rogers, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Steven Spielberg, Emma Thompson, Alain Delon.
(China.org.cn February 13, 2007)