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Friday, January 6, 2017, 17:02

Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster

By Li Hongrui
Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster
Peter Drucker and his two books. (Photo/VCG; amazon)

Peter Drucker

Born on Nov 19 in 1909, Peter Drucker was described as "founder of the modern management". As a management consultant and educator, he invented the concept known as "management by objectives" and "self-control".

Celebrities born in the Year of the Rooster
Tie Ning (right) and her book Mei Gui Men. (Photo/amazon; VCG)

Tie Ning

Chinese writer Tie Ning, born in September in 1957, have penned several must-read books for college students majoring in Chinese language and literature. She's published 13 novels and 50 prose pieces, among which Oh, Sweet Snow and Da Yu Nv have been adapted into film and TV series.

The themes of her books always center on women's struggles and experiences in relationships with families, lovers and society. She was called a feminist writer by readers, yet what impressed people most are those strong women who fought against fate, as portrayed in her works.

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