Zeng Liansong

Zeng Liansong (simplified Chinese: 曾联松; traditional Chinese: 曾聯松; pinyin: Zēng Liánsōng; 17 December 1917 - 19 October 1999) was the designer of the Flag of the People's Republic of China.[1][2] He was from Rui'an, Wenzhou, Zhejiang province.[1][2]

Zeng Liansong
Born(1917-12-17)17 December 1917
Died19 October 1999(1999-10-19) (aged 81)
OccupationUniversity academic
Known forDesigner of the PRC Flag
Home townRuian, Wenzhou, Zhejiang
Zeng Liansong
Traditional Chinese曾聯松
Simplified Chinese曾联松

He entered the economics department at the National Central University (Nanjing University) in 1936.[2][3] During the Second Sino-Japanese War, he participated in confrontation against Japanese forces. He was also a member of the standing committee of the CPPCC Shanghai committee.

He died in 1999 at the age of 81.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 February 2009. Retrieved 3 November 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c d http://www.s9.com/Biography/Zeng-Liansong
  3. ^ National Central University renamed Nanjing University in 1949.