Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, also known as the “father of pinyin” for his work in...
Oct 19, 2011
NPR’s Louisa Lim talks to Zhou Youguang about the changes he has witnessed and those he still hopes to see. Born in 1906, Zhou became friends with Einstein while living in the US, and “father of pinyin” after...
Jan 12, 2011
Zhou Youguang, father of pinyin, celebrated his 106th birthday (January 13th) with two cakes, one shaped like a typewriter and the other like a copy of his latest book. Among the enormous changes he has witnessed since his...
Oct 8, 2009
For last week’s National Day celebrations, the The New York Times published an interview with 103-year-old who gives a firsthand account of the past 60 years of CCP rule: Zhou Youguang was a child of 6 when a revolution...
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