Chien-shiung Wu bio

Birth Name: Chien-Shiung Wu

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: China

Date Of Birth: May31, 1912

Date Of Death: February 16, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Asian

Nationality: Chinese

Chien-shiung Wu was born on the 31st of May, 1912. She was popular for being a Physicist. Chinese-American physicist best known for her work on The Manhattan Project. She was also the first female President of the American Physical Society.

Chien-shiung Wu was born in China. She attended the National Central University in China and then relocated to the United States to continue studying physics. Among the awards she received were the Wolf Prize, National Medal of Science, Bonner Prize, and the Comstock Prize in Physics.

Chien-shiung Wu was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Chien-shiung Wu was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Chien-Shiung Wu is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Chien-shiung’s Chien-Shiung Wu attended National Central University, University of California, Berkeley.


Chien-shiung Wu’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Chien-shiung Wu’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Chien-shiung Wu kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Chien-shiung Wu was born in the Year of the Rat.

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Zodiac Sign: Chien-shiung Wu was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Chien-shiung Wu was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Chien-shiung Wu had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Chien-shiung Wu’s birth sign is Gemini and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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