Cyrus Tang

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Cyrus Tang (Chinese: 唐仲英; pinyin: Táng Zhòngyīng; born 1930 in Suzhou, China[1]) is a Chinese-born American businessman and philanthropist who has holdings in steel, pharmaceutical and furniture.

He arrived in the United States in 1950 from Hong Kong.[2] He studied at Widener University and the Illinois Institute of Technology.[3]

He has donated $150 million to three foundations. His primary philanthropic projects include over 10,000 scholarships to Chinese students; hundreds of schools and hospitals in China; a U.S.-China institute at the RAND Corporation; the Tang Center for Herbal Medicine Research at the University of Chicago and grants for research to the Asian Pacific American Legal Center.[4] In 2015, the Field Museum of Natural History opened the Cyrus Tang Hall of China.[5]


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