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Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster

By Li Hongrui
Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster
Young Ye Jianying (left), Ye in 1949. (Photo/IC; File photo)

Ye Jianying

As one the Ten Marshals of China, Ye Jianying was born on April 28 in 1897 in Guangdong province. In 1919, Ye graduated from the Yunnan Military Academy and later joined the Kuomintang and followed Sun Yat-sen. He then joined the Communist Party in 1927 and participated in the Nanchang Uprising.

Mao Zedong once used two important officials in China to describe Ye, one is Zhuge Liang, a famous strategist and ancient scholar from the Tree Kingdoms (220-280), the other Lv Duan, an outstanding prime minister from the Song Dynasty (960-1279).

Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster
Matthew Perry (left), Perry and actress Courteney Cox (right). (Photo/VCG; Sina Weibo)

Matthew Perry

To many Chinese faithful fans of TV sitcom Friends, Matthew Perry was nice guy Chandler Bing in the series. Chandler might be not that popular among women, yet the actor born on Aug 19 in 1969 is very attractive in real life.

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