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|Various forms of Mandarin|
|Ancestral worship, Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity, Atheism, etc.|
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|Ancient Dongyi† and other Han Chinese|
The people of Shandong province or Shandong people (simplified Chinese: 山东人; traditional Chinese: 山東人; pinyin: Shāndōng rén) refers to those who are native to Shandong province, the majority (99%) of whom are Han Chinese. They speak various forms of Mandarin dialects such as Jilu, Jiaoliao, and Zhongyuan. There is a small Shandong community in Singapore and Malaysia. Nine-tenths of the early overseas Chinese in Korea also came from Shandong.
Remains of Ancient Linzi city sewer passing underneath the former city wall
Nanshan Temple in Longkou.
- Liu Hui - invented the Gaussian elimination method considered to be one of the two most greatest mathematicians in Ancient China.
- Zhan Tao - Chinese mathematician and president of Jilin University.
- Wang Zhen - one of the early innovators of the wooden movable type printing system.
- Jiao Bingzhen - a noted astronomer and also a painter during the Qing Dynasty.
- Ke Ting Sui - known for the Kê pendulum and Kê grain-boundary internal friction peak he invented.
- Guo Yonghuai - expert in aerodynamics of China.
- Confucius - considered to be the greatest Chinese philosopher, founder of Confucianism and contributed greatly to Chinese culture.
- Mozi - founder of Mohism.
- Disciples of Confucius - they helped to compile much of the teachings of the greatest Chinese philosopher and their teacher, Confucius, in the Annalects.
- Mencius - the most famous Confucian after Confucius himself.
- Zou Yan - best known as the representative thinker of the Yin and Yang School (or School of Naturalists) during the Hundred Schools of Thought era in Chinese philosophy.
- Zheng Xuan
- Linji Yixuan
- Mou Zongsan
- Han Xizai - official of states Wu (Ten Kingdoms) and Southern Tang, famed for his writing and calligraphy skills.
- Mo Yan - Nobel Prize in Literature laureate.
- Tan, Chee-Beng (2004), Chinese Overseas: Comparative Cultural Issues, Hong Kong University Press, ISBN 978-962-209-662-2
- Rhee, Young-ju (2009), "Diversity within Chinese Diaspora: "Old" versus "New" huaqiao Residents in South Korea", in Fernandez, Jane, Diasporas: Critical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (PDF), Oxford, United Kingdom: Inter-Disciplinary Press, pp. 111–126, ISBN 978-1-904710-68-4
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