|Regions with significant populations|
|Mainland China (Shandong Peninsula, Beijing, Shanghai, Northeast China), Hong Kong. etc.|
|Various forms of Mandarin|
|Ancestral worship, Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity, Atheism, etc.|
|Related ethnic groups|
|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.
Scientists and mathematicians
- Gan De - believed to be the first person in history known by name to compile a star catalogue.
- Liu Hui - invented the Gaussian elimination method considered to be one of the two most greatest mathematicians in Ancient China.
- 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.
- Fu Sinian
- Ke Ting Sui - known for the Kê pendulum and Kê grain-boundary internal friction peak he invented.
- Guo Yonghuai
- Samuel C. C. Ting - Nobel laureate in physics.
- Peng Shige
- Zhan Tao
- 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.
- Zou Yan
- Zheng Xuan
- Linji Yixuan
- Mou Zongsan
Writers and Poets
- 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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