Zhuhai's native son, Yung Wing, honored widely as the "forefather of overseas Chinese students," was the first student from China to graduate from an American university
With footprints on the land across the nation, Gu Yuan incorporated diversified folk customs and adopted paper-cutting skills to his woodprints.
Qin Mu, also called Lin Paike and Lin Juefu, was a famous Chinese educator and writer particularly known for his essays, novels, plays, poems and criticism.
Jeme Tien Yow is known as the "Father of China's Railroad".
Sun Yat-sen is a megalith in the annals of 20th century Chinese history. He was an ardent revolutionary, co-founder of the Kuomintang (KMT), and is widely regarded as the father of modern China.
Ma Sicong, born in 1913 in Haifeng, Guangdong province, was a Chinese violinist and composer. He was known in China as "The King of Violinists."