Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, a 17th–18th century German polymath who made significant contributions in many areas of physics, logic, history, librarianship, and studied numerous aspects of Chinese culture
A Sinophile (from sino- meaning "Chinese" [originating through Persian and Sanskrit from Late Latin Sinæ] and -philos meaning "loving" [from Greek ϕίλος]) is a person who demonstrates a strong interest and love for Chinese culture or its people. It is also commonly used to describe those knowledgeable of Chinese history and culture (such as scholars and students), non-native Chinese language speakers, pro-Chinese politicians, and people perceived as having a strong interest in any of the above.
Rafael Correa, Ecuadorian President and economist whose foreign policies include socioeconomic cooperation with the People's Republic of China with regards to finance and industry, trade and resource development of both oil and hydroelectricity, and infrastructure.
Paul Robeson, an American baritone singer, actor of film and stage, peace and civil rights activist, and All-American football athlete who temporarily resided in China, was fluent in Chinese, and compared the struggle of the Chinese to Black people in the United States.
Wu-Tang Clan, a rap group from New York. There are many Chinese cultural themes within their songs.
Huey Newton, an African-American social activist who was deeply influenced by Maoism and described his time in China as a "psychological liberation" praising Chinese contemporary society throughout his works.