The Man Who Helped Bring Shakespeare to China

Lang Shiqiu, the man who helped introduce Shakespeare to China, once lived in Neiwubujie Hutong.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 26 July 2021

Wan Rong, Wife of Last Emperor Puyi and Her 'Progressive' Father

Wan Rong was the wife of China's last emperor Puyi and once lived in Beijing's Mao’er Hutong.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 27 May 2021

The Mysterious Death of Chinese Warlord Wu Peifu

Warlord Wu Peifu once lived in Beijing's Shijin Huayuan Hutong until his somewhat mysterious death in 1939.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 10 May 2021

Still Writing Aged 94 – Renowned Chinese Author Yang Jiang

We take a look at author and translator Yang Jiang who once lived in Dongluojuan Hutong.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 29 March 2021

Tian Han – The Man Who Wrote the Chinese National Anthem

Tian Han's Beijing ancestral home lies in Xiguan Hutong, Dongcheng district.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 26 February 2021

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