Guo Moruo

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Birthday
16, 1892
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Jun 12, 1978 (85)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1892
Birthplace
China
Death Date
Jun 12, 1978 (85)

About

A Chinese author and twentieth-century Communist leader, he is best known for a historical and political work entitled Corpus of Inscriptions on Bronzes from the Two Zhou Dynasties.

Before Fame

He was expelled from his primary school for inciting conflict between the students and the faculty.

Trivia

In 1949, he became the first President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He held this office until his death.

Family Life

He was married three times and had eleven children.

Associated With

He was one of the first literary figures to become a target of Mao Tse Tung's Cultural Revolution.