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(Encyclopedia) Li, symbol for the element lithium.

Gong Li

Gong Li -- also credited as Li Gong -- was still in acting school when she got the lead role in the 1988 film Red Sorghum. She was an international hit and starred in many Chinese films throughout?

Jet Li

Name at birth: Jet Li Lian JieJet Li was a martial arts champion as a child and now he's a martial arts movie star in the U.S. and China. His first Hong Kong action movie, 1979's Shaolin Temple,?

Li Pai

(Encyclopedia) Li Pai: see Li Po.

Li Po

(Encyclopedia) Li Po l? b, Li Pail? b?, or Li T'ai-pol? t?-b, c.700?762, Chinese poet of the T'ang dynasty. He was born in what is now Sichuan prov. Most authorities believe that he was a?

Li Dazhao

(Encyclopedia) Li Dazhao l? d-jou, 1888?1927, professor of history and librarian at Beijing Univ., cofounder of the Chinese Communist party with Chen Duxiu. He was the first important Chinese?

Li Keqiang

(Encyclopedia) Li Keqiang, 1955?, Chinese political leader. He became a member of the Communist party while performing manual labor in the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. Li joined the?

Li Peng

(Encyclopedia) Li Peng l? p?ng, 1928?2019, Chinese Communist leader, premier of China (1988?98), b. Chengdu, Sichuan prov., China. Orphaned at age three when his father was executed by the Kuomintang?

Li Ang

(Encyclopedia) Li Ang l? ng, pseud. of Shih Shu-tuanshr sho?o-dwn, 1952?, Taiwanese writer. After graduating from college in Taiwan she studied drama in the United States in the 1970s. Her fiction?

Li Po Biography

Li Po Li BoChinese poetBorn: c. 700 Li Po is considered the greatest poet of the Tang Dynasty, China?s ?middle period,? during which literature flourished. His poetry is often associated?