Jin Yong

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Birthday
6, 1924
Birthplace
Haining City, China
Death Date
Oct 30, 2018 (94)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1924
Birthplace
Haining City, China
Death Date
Oct 30, 2018 (94)

About

Chinese novelist and journalist, he co-founded and edited Ming Pao, a Hong Kong daily newspaper. His popular novels include The Book and the Sword, The Deer and the Cauldron, and Laughing in the Wind.

Before Fame

He worked as a journalist for Ta Kung Pao, a Shanghai newspaper agency.

Trivia

He was born Louis Cha Leung-yung; he adopted Jin Yong as his pen name.

Family Life

He was married three times, and he had two sons and two daughters.

Associated With

He and James Wong are both Chinese-born writers.