China News Service, Wuhan, May 28. According to information from Central China Normal University, former president of Central China Normal University, senior professor of humanities and social sciences, founder of the Institute of Modern Chinese History of the school, Mr. Zhang Kaiyuan at 8:15 on May 28, 2021 Passed away in Wuhan at the age of 95.

Famous historian, educator, and former principal of Central China Normal University, Mr. Zhang Kaiyuan (data map).

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  Zhang Kaiyuan, born in Wuhu, Anhui in 1926, served as the president of Central China Normal University. He is a famous Chinese historian and educator. He has made groundbreaking academic contributions in the research fields of the Revolution of 1911 and the Nanjing Massacre.

His profound academic attainment and personality charm have been highly praised by the academic circles, and he is a leading figure in modern Chinese historiography.

  Zhang Kaiyuan is rich in writings, including "History of the Revolution of 1911", "Revolution of 1911 and Modern Society", "Historical Witnesses of the Nanjing Massacre", etc. His work "History of the Revolution of 1911" is the world's first comprehensive study of the history of the Revolution of 1911. focus on.