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Liu Xiaobo

Writer and Human Rights Activist Liu Xiaobo
The Nobel Prize

Full Name: 刘晓波 / Liu Xiaobo
Profession: Writer and Human Rights Activist

Nationality:
China
Chinese

Born: December 28, 1955
Birthplace: Changchun, Jilin, China

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: July 13, 2017 (aged 61)
Cause of Death: Liver cancer

Events in the Life of Liu Xiaobo

  • 2009-12-25 Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo sentenced to 11 years in prison in Beijing, China for "inciting subversion of state power"
  • 2010-12-10 Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Stockholm, while imprisoned in China

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