Ho Feng-Shan Diplomat

Ho feng shan

Dr. Ho Feng-Shan (simplified Chinese: 何凤山; traditional Chinese: 何鳳山; pinyin: Hé Fèngshān, sometimes translated as He Fengshan) born September 10, 1901, Yiyang, Hunan, China—died September 28, 1997, San Francisco, California, USA) was a Chinese diplomat in Vienna who saved more than one thousand Jews, risking his own life and his career. Ho's actions were recognized posthumously when he was awarded the title Righteous among the Nations by the Israeli organization Yad Vashem in 2000 . He is known as "China’s Schindler. Ho Feng-Shan's father died when Ho was 7 years old. A diligent and hard-working student, he managed to enter the Yali School in the provincial capital of Changsha, and later Yale-in-China University. He went to Munich University in 1926, and received his Ph.D in political economics in 1932. In 1935, Ho started his diplomatic career within the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of China. His first posting was in Turkey. He was appointed First Secretary at the ROC legation in Vienna in 1937. When Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany in 1938, and the legation was turned into a consulate, Ho was assigned the post of Consul-General.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 10th, 1901
Date of death
September 28th, 1997 at age of 96
Place of death
San Francisco, California, United States of America


1. Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Colleges/University

The Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (German: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), commonly known as the University of Munich or LMU, is a university in Munich, Germany. A public research university, it is amongst Germany's oldest universities.

Type Public university
2011. 303 mil. €
2009. 293 mil. €
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Leopoldstr. 3, 80802 - Munich, Bavaria
Official web page www.uni-muenchen.de
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