Empress Dowager Cixi’s interpreter:Princess Der Ling. Princess Der Ling, Manchu, born in Wuchang in 1886, spent her childhood and teenage years in Jingzhou and Shashi. In the early years of last century, the beautiful and intelligent Princess De Ling who had a good command of eight foreign languages, as the lady-in-waiting interpreting for EmpressDowager Cixi, stepped into the mysterious, strange and sinister imperial palace.
Soong May-ling, as Chiang Kai-shek’ssecretary and English interpreter after marriage, was active in diplomatic occasions.
Shi Yanhua served as Deng Xiaoping’s English interpreter. The second person from right was interpreter Shi Yanhua when Deng Xiaoping accepted an interview from Italian reporter Oriana Fallaci in 1980.
Chairman Mao Zedong’s interpreter Wu Lili
The interpreter of Chairman Mao Zedong after the foundation of the People’s Republic of China: Zhang Hanzhi. The person from right is Zhang Hanzhi.
Tang Wensheng. During Nixon’s visit to China, Jiang Qing entertained the guest with the model opera. Tang Wensheng served as an interpreter for them.
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