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Man Who Made Learning Chinese Easier Dies at 111 - NextShark;

Man Who Made Learning Chinese Easier Dies at 111 - NextShark

NextSharkMan Who Made Learning Chinese Easier Dies at 111NextSharkLinguist Zhou Youguang, recognized as the father of Pinyin, died at the age of 111 in Beijing on Saturday. Pinyin is the official writing system that translates standard Chinese characters into Roman alphabets. For this, Zhou, who also lived as a ...and more »

Zhou Youguang, whose Pinyin writing system helped modernize China, dies at 111 - Washington Post;

Zhou Youguang, whose Pinyin writing system helped modernize China, dies at 111 - Washington Post

Washington PostZhou Youguang, whose Pinyin writing system helped modernize China, dies at 111Washington PostZhou Youguang, a onetime Wall Street banker from China who developed Pinyin, a Romanized writing system that has helped more than 1 billion Chinese and countless foreigners learn Mandarin, died Jan. 14 in Beijing, one day after celebrating his 111th ...and more »

Zhou Youguang's extraordinary role in making the Chinese language as easy as ABC - South China Morning Post;

Zhou Youguang's extraordinary role in making the Chinese language as easy as ABC - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostZhou Youguang's extraordinary role in making the Chinese language as easy as ABCSouth China Morning PostZhou Youguang, who died at the weekend at the extraordinary age of 111, is often called the father of pinyin. That was a moniker he had always disliked. He was probably right. For it ignores the full history of one of China's most successful ...and more »

What you should know about China's Zhou Youguang, inventor of Pinyin - Christian Science Monitor;

What you should know about China's Zhou Youguang, inventor of Pinyin - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWhat you should know about China's Zhou Youguang, inventor of PinyinChristian Science MonitorZhou Youguang, who in 1958 invented Pinyin, the romanized spelling system that linked ancient Chinese writing to the modern age, died Saturday in Beijing. The system forever changed how the world learns and types Chinese. Monitor's Best: Top 5 ...and more »

Tributes to Zhou Youguang stir debate over who deserves the title: the 'father of Pinyin' - Global Times;

Tributes to Zhou Youguang stir debate over who deserves the title: the 'father of Pinyin' - Global Times

Global TimesTributes to Zhou Youguang stir debate over who deserves the title: the 'father of Pinyin'Global TimesPinyin, the official Romanization system for standard Chinese, is widely used in learning how to read Chinese characters. After the death of famed Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang on Saturday, Chinese media outlets across the nation published articles ...and more »

Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, dies - Jagran Josh

Zhou Youguang, father of Pinyin writing system, diesJagran JoshChinese linguist Zhou Youguang, known as the father of Pinyin for creating the system of Romanized Chinese writing, passed away on 14 January 2017 in Beijing, China. He was 111. Pinyin is the writing method that coverts Chinese characters into words ...and more »

Father of China's Pinyin Writing System Zhou Youguang Dies At 111 - China Christian Daily;

Father of China's Pinyin Writing System Zhou Youguang Dies At 111 - China Christian Daily

China Christian DailyFather of China's Pinyin Writing System Zhou Youguang Dies At 111China Christian DailyThe famous Chinese linguist and the one who created the Pinyin writing system, Zhou Youguang has died at the age of 111. Zhou died on Saturday, a day after his birthday. Zhou was born in 1906 during the Qing Dynasty and he became a fierce critic of ...and more »

Creator of Chinese Pinyin writing system dies at 111 - gbtimes;

Creator of Chinese Pinyin writing system dies at 111 - gbtimes

gbtimesCreator of Chinese Pinyin writing system dies at 111gbtimesCreator of the Chinese Pinyin writing system Zhou Youguang died at his home on January 14, a day after celebrating his 111th birthday. (Photo: CRI). Tags: Chinese language · Pinyin · Chinese literature · Literacy · censorship · China Flash ...and more »

Creator of Pinyin Zhou Youguang Dies at 111 - That's Online (registration);

Creator of Pinyin Zhou Youguang Dies at 111 - That's Online (registration)

That's Online (registration)Creator of Pinyin Zhou Youguang Dies at 111That's Online (registration)Zhou Youguang, the Chinese linguist "father of Pinyin," passed away this weekend at the age of 111. Together with the Communist party, Zhou spent three years creating the Pinyin system starting in 1955. Pinyin took characters for Mandarin Chinese and ...and more »

Father of pinyin writing system dies at 111 - China.org.cn

Father of pinyin writing system dies at 111China.org.cnZhou Youguang, a linguist considered the father of pinyin, a system of Latin letters for reading and writing standard Chinese, died on Saturday at his home in Beijing at age 111, one day after his birthday. In 1955, Zhou, then an economics professor at ...and more »

Zhou Youguang, who simplified Chinese script, passes away - NewsX

Zhou Youguang, who simplified Chinese script, passes awayNewsXBeijing: Zhou Youguang, who simplified Chinese language by introducing Pinyin, died here on Saturday. He was 112. Pinyin is the romanised form of Mandarin characters — one of the most complicated languages of the world — which makes it much easier ...and more »

China's Zhou Youguang, linguist turned dissident, dies at 111 - Hong Kong Free Press;

China's Zhou Youguang, linguist turned dissident, dies at 111 - Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong Free PressChina's Zhou Youguang, linguist turned dissident, dies at 111Hong Kong Free PressLinguist Zhou Youguang, the man who helped invent the Pinyin system used for writing Chinese worldwide before becoming an outspoken critic of the communist government died Saturday in Beijing. He was 111. Zhou, who was probably China's oldest ...and more »

The father of pinyin, translator of encyclopedias and outspoken economist who denounced Marx - South China Morning Post;

The father of pinyin, translator of encyclopedias and outspoken economist who denounced Marx - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostThe father of pinyin, translator of encyclopedias and outspoken economist who denounced MarxSouth China Morning PostZhou Youguang, an economist-turned-linguist known as the father of the pinyin system of romanisation for Mandarin and who later become an outspoken critic of the communist government, has died at age 111. The phonetic system he helped create six ...and more »

Linguist who simplified Chinese writing dies at 111 - Financial Times;

Linguist who simplified Chinese writing dies at 111 - Financial Times

Financial TimesLinguist who simplified Chinese writing dies at 111Financial TimesZhou Youguang, the linguist considered the father of the Pinyin system used to represent the pronunciation of Chinese characters and who was an outspoken critic of the ruling Communist party, has died in Beijing at the age of 111. Sample the FT's top ...and more »

Father of Chinese Pinyin dies at 111 - China.org.cn;

Father of Chinese Pinyin dies at 111 - China.org.cn

China.org.cnFather of Chinese Pinyin dies at 111China.org.cnRenowned Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, the creator of Pinyin writing system, died on January 14th, one day after his 111th birthday. The Hinabook publishing house, which published several of Zhou's books in recent years, confirmed Zhou's death.and more »

Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang dies at 112 - CCTV;

Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang dies at 112 - CCTV

CCTVChinese linguist Zhou Youguang dies at 112CCTVBEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Zhou Youguang, a renowned Chinese linguist, died at the age of 112 on Saturday morning in Beijing. Zhou was born in Changzhou in east China's Jiangsu Province. He spent his early years studying economics and began ...and more »

Father Of Pinyin, Zhou Youguang, Dies At 111; He Made Writing Chinese Simple - SRJ News;

Father Of Pinyin, Zhou Youguang, Dies At 111; He Made Writing Chinese Simple - SRJ News

SRJ NewsFather Of Pinyin, Zhou Youguang, Dies At 111; He Made Writing Chinese SimpleSRJ NewsFather of Pinyin, Zhou Youguang died on Saturday in his home in Chinese capital Beijing, a day after his birthday. He was 111. Youguang is known for creating system of Romanized Chinese writing some sixty years ago that became international standard.and more »

The creator of Hanyu Pinyin, Zhou Youguang, has died - Mothership.sg (registration);

The creator of Hanyu Pinyin, Zhou Youguang, has died - Mothership.sg (registration)

Mothership.sg (registration)The creator of Hanyu Pinyin, Zhou Youguang, has diedMothership.sg (registration)The man you never knew who you probably owe the ease of your Mandarin education to. Henedick Chng. Zhou Youguang, the linguist who created the Hanyu Pinyin system, died in his Beijing home on Saturday (Jan. 14) at the grand age of 111. He had just ...and more »

Zhou Youguang, 111; created system of written Chinese - The Boston Globe;

Zhou Youguang, 111; created system of written Chinese - The Boston Globe

The Boston GlobeZhou Youguang, 111; created system of written ChineseThe Boston GlobeNEW YORK — Zhou Youguang, known as the father of Pinyin for creating the system of Romanized Chinese writing that has become the international standard since its introduction some 60 years ago, died Saturday in Beijing, Chinese state media reported.and more »

Zhou Youguang, linguist who developed modern China's Pinyin Romanized writing system, dies at 111 - Los Angeles Times;

Zhou Youguang, linguist who developed modern China's Pinyin Romanized writing system, dies at 111 - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesZhou Youguang, linguist who developed modern China's Pinyin Romanized writing system, dies at 111Los Angeles TimesZhou Youguang, a linguist considered the father of modern China's Pinyin Romanization writing system, died Saturday at the age of 111. Born in 1906 during China's last imperial dynasty, the Qing, Zhou died at his home in Beijing one day after ...and more »