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She braved ostracism, assault and the loss of her job to expose the spread of the disease in rural China. A play about her has opened in London.
He received one of China’s highest — and most intimidating — honors: responsibility for creating the huge portrait that gazes down on Tiananmen Square.
Mr. Wang was an entrepreneur and deal-maker who built a multibillion-dollar software business, then was a majority owner of the New York Islanders.
The death of a key figure in the company’s rise as a global conglomerate comes as it grapples with high debt after a huge shopping spree.
Nina Wang, reported to be the richest woman in Asia, won control of her husband’s Hong Kong real-estate empire after a tumultuous legal melodrama.
HONG KONG — Hong Kong's richest woman, Nina Wang, known for a sensational legal battle over her missing husband's estate, died on Tuesday, her spokesman said. She was 69.
WANG--Emma The Jewish Center mourns the passing of the mother of our member, Elaine Blech. May her entire family be comforted among all who mourn for Zion and Jerusalem. Ari Berman, Rabbi Steve Graber, President
Wang Guangmei was the widow of President Liu Shaoqi and a powerful figure in China before she was imprisoned during the Cultural Revolution.
Obituaries: Wang Guangmei, 85, former Chinese first lady - Asia - Pacific - International Herald Tribune
BEIJING — Wang Guangmei, the former Chinese first lady who was persecuted in the 1960s during the Cultural Revolution with her husband, President Liu Shaoqi, has died, news reports said Monday. She was 85.
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With her own firm in San Francisco and a foundation in New York, she made it her mission to recognize the work of her female predecessors and contemporaries.
She was an often defiant, galvanizing force in pressing for equal treatment for women in marriage, employment, education and more.
After surrendering a homer that ended the Red Sox run in 2003, he played a critical role in the team’s World Series victory a year later.
Trained as a physicist and biologist, she argued that science had become gendered, with a narrow masculine framework that distorted inquiry.
The assistant general manager of the Calgary Flames, he was given a year to live in 2019. He and his wife used the time to document life with the disease.
An heir to an oil fortune, he built his own empire with TCW Group and was an influential California donor, including to his alma mater, Claremont McKenna College.