#133 Overall Influence

Peking University

University in Beijing, China

From Wikipedia

Peking University , is a major research university in Beijing, China, and a member of the elite C9 League of Chinese universities. Peking University was established as the Imperial University of Peking in 1898 when it received its first royal charter by the Guangxu Emperor. A successor of the older Guozijian Imperial College, the university's romanized name 'Peking' retains the older transliteration of 'Beijing' that has been superseded in most other contexts. Perennially ranked as one of the top academic institutions in China and the world, as of 2021, PKU is ranked 2nd in the Asia-Pacific and emerging countries, and 23rd in the world by Times Higher Education.


Influential People

Who are Peking University's Most influential alumni?

Peking University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of

Luo Jialun

Chinese educator, civil servant and diplomat

Yuan Hongbing

Yuan Hongbing

Mongolian activist

Wu Shuqing

Chinese economist



Canadian comedian

Xiang Junbo

Chinese banker

Mao Shoulong

Chinese academic

Tang Aoqing

Chinese chemist

Wang Canfa

Wang Canfa

Chinese environmentalist

Michelle Whitten

American activist

Alex Liu

Chinese American data scientist

Yu Pingbo

Chinese historian

Zhang Yumao

Chinese literary scholar