Zhao Mengfu (1254-1322) was a Chinese scholar, painter, as well as calligrapher during the Yuan Dynasty (1271–1368).
Born in Huzhou, East China's Zhejaing province, Qian Zhuangfei joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 1926.
Yan Zhenqing (709-785) was a Chinese calligrapher, military general, politician, poet and litterateur.
Wu Changshuo (1844-1927) was a prominent painter, calligrapher and seal artist of the late Qing Dynasty (1840-1921).
Shen Kuo (1031–1095), was a Chinese polymathic scientist and statesman of the Song Dynasty (960–1279).
Qian Sanqiang (1913-1992), originally from Huzhou, was a nuclear physicist and an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Lu Yu (733-804) was born in Jingling, Fuzhou (now Tianmen, Hubei province), during the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
Su Shi (1037 - 1101) was born in Meishan, Meizhou (now part of Sichuan province). His courtesy name was Zizhan and his literary name Dongpo Jushi.