Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography

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Here's the description from the publisher's website:

The Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography collects in one volume more than 500 specially commissioned entries on men and women from Hong Kong history. Ninety contributors, including prominent academics, journalists and other experts, have written entries for the collection. The contents are arranged alphabetically and include some 370 illustrations in colour and black and white. The first of its kind for Hong Kong, the dictionary will be an enduring work of reference for scholars and researchers and a source of pleasure for the general reader.

More information, and online ordering is available at the Hong Kong University Press website.

The dictionary includes biographies of the following people:

  1. Addis, Sir Charles Stewart
  2. Alabaster, Sir Chaloner Grenville
  3. Aldrich, Major Edward
  4. Alford, Charles Richard
  5. Andrew, Kenneth Walter
  6. Ann Tse-kai
  7. Ansari, Mateen Ahmed 
  8. Anstey, Thomas Chisholm
  9. Aoyama Tanemichi
  10. Aquinas, Sister Mary Monahan
  11. Arisue Yadoru
  12. Au Tack
  13. Aw Boon Haw
  14. Aw Boon Par
  15. Ayres, Philip Burnard Chenery
  16. Baker, John Gilbert Hyndley 
  17. Ball, James Dyer
  18. Banaji, Dadabhoy Rustomjee
  19. Banaji, Maneckjee Rustomjee
  20. Banister, William
  21. Baptista, Marciano Antonio
  22. Barker, Sir George Digby 
  23. Barnett, Ernest Judd
  24. Barnett, Kenneth Myer Arthur
  25. Barretto, Gloria d’Almada
  26. Barrow, Sir Edmund George
  27. Bate, William Thornton
  28. Baxter, Susan Harriet Sophia 
  29. Beato, Felice
  30. Belcher, Sir Edward 
  31. Belilios, Emanuel Raphael
  32. Bell-Irving, John
  33. Benson, Stella
  34. Berger, Ernest Lewis Corbett 
  35. Bernacchi, Brook Antony 
  36. Bird, Isabella Lucy
  37. Bisney, Dhunjeebhoy Ruttonjee 
  38. Black, Sir Robert Brown 
  39. Black, Sir Wilson 
  40. Blake, Sir Henry Arthur
  41. Blunden, Edmund Charles
  42. Bodell, James
  43. Bonham, Sir Samuel George
  44. Booth, Martin
  45. Borget, Auguste
  46. Bowen, Sir George Ferguson
  47. Bowring, Sir John 
  48. Boxer, Charles Ralph
  49. Braga, José Pedro 
  50. Bremer, Sir James John Gordon 
  51. Bremridge, Sir John Henry 
  52. Bridges, William Thomas 
  53. Brown, Samuel Robbins 
  54. Bruce, Murdoch 
  55. Burdon, John Shaw 
  56. Burgess, Claude Bramall 
  57. Butters, Henry Robert
  58. Caine, Sir Sydney 
  59. Caine, William 
  60. Caldecott, Sir Andrew
  61. Caldwell, Daniel Richard Francis 
  62. Cameron, Sir William Gordon 
  63. Cantlie, Sir James 
  64. Cater, Sir Jack 
  65. Chadwick, Osbert
  66. Chalmers, John
  67. Champion, John George
  68. Chan Ayin 
  69. Chan Chak 
  70. Chan Kai-ming
  71. Chan Lim-pak
  72. Chan, Luis 
  73. Chan Pak-keung, Danny 
  74. Chan Tai-kwong
  75. Chan Yi-wo 
  76. Chang Ai-ling, Eileen 
  77. Chang Cheh 
  78. Chao Shao-an 
  79. Chater, Sir Catchick Paul 
  80. Chau Sik-nin
  81. Chau Tsun-nin
  82. Che Kam-kwong 
  83. Chen Dieyi 
  84. Chen Guiji
  85. Chen Shaobai
  86. Cheng, Irene
  87. Cheong Alum
  88. Cheung Kwok-wing, Leslie
  89. Cheung, Sir Oswald Victor 
  90. Cheung Pat Sze
  91. Cheung Po Tsai 
  92. Cheung Wood-yau
  93. Cheung Ying 
  94. Cheung Yuk-tong 
  95. Ching, Henry
  96. Chinnery, George
  97. Choa, Gerald Hugh
  98. Choa Leep-chee
  99. Chow Shouson
  100. Choy, Rudy Wing-hay 
  101. Chui Apo
  102. Chun Wai-chan, Daphne 
  103. Clague, Sir John Douglas
  104. Clavell, Charles Edmund Dumaresq
  105. Clementi, Sir Cecil
  106. Cleverly, Charles St George
  107. Coates, Austin
  108. Cochrane, Sir Thomas John 
  109. Collinson, Sir Richard 
  110. Collinson, Thomas Bernard 
  111. Cooper, Luise 
  112. Cowperthwaite, Sir John James 
  113. Cradock, Sir Percy
  114. Crawford, Ninian 
  115. Cree, Edward Hodges 
  116. Croucher, Noel Victor Amor
  117. D’Aguilar, Sir George Charles 
  118. d’Almada e Castro, Christopher Paulo
  119. d’Almada e Castro Jr., Leonardo Horátio
  120. d’Almada e Castro, Leonardo
  121. d’Almada e Castro, José Maria
  122. Davis, Sir John Francis 
  123. Delano Jr., Warren 
  124. Dent, Lancelot
  125. Dent, Wilkinson
  126. Dent, John 
  127. Des Voeux, Sir George William
  128. Dew, Gwendolyn Janet 
  129. Dhunjishaw, Rustomjee 
  130. Ding Yanyong
  131. Doberck, August William 
  132. Dodwell, George Benjamin
  133. dos Remedios, João Joaquim 
  134. Du Yuesheng
  135. Duddell, George
  136. Duppuy, Charles Ridley 
  137. Edwards, Jack
  138. Eitel, Ernst Johann
  139. Eliot, Sir Charles Norton Edgcumbe
  140. Elliot, Sir Charles 
  141. Emerson, Bella
  142. Endacott, George Beer
  143. Epstein, Israel 
  144. Eu Tong Sen 
  145. Fang Zhaoling
  146. Fei Yi-ming
  147. Feng Tzu-yu 
  148. Fleming, Sir Francis
  149. Floyd, William Pryor 
  150. Fok Hing-tong
  151. Fok Ying-tung, Henry
  152. Forbes, John Murray 
  153. Forbes, Robert Bennet 
  154. Ford, Charles
  155. Forsgate, Hugh Moss Gerald
  156. Forster, Gladys
  157. Fraser, John Alexander
  158. Freedman, Maurice 
  159. Fung King-hey
  160. Fung Ming-shan
  161. Fung Ping-fan, Sir Kenneth
  162. Fung Ping-shan
  163. Gabriel, Sister Mary O’Mahoney
  164. Gimson, Sir Franklin Charles
  165. Gittins, Jean
  166. Gock Chin, Philip
  167. Gock Lock, James
  168. Godber, Peter Fitzroy
  169. Gough, Sir Hugh 
  170. Grantham, Sir Alexander William George Herder 
  171. Grasett, Sir Arthur Edward 
  172. Grayburn, Sir Vandeleur Molyneux
  173. Gützlaff, Karl Friedrich August 
  174. Haddon-Cave, Sir Charles Philip
  175. Hahn, Emily
  176. Hall, Ronald Owen
  177. Hamberg, Theodore
  178. Hance, Henry Fletcher
  179. Harcourt, Sir Cecil Halliday Jepson
  180. Harland, William Aurelius
  181. Haslewood, Clara
  182. Hau Ng-long 
  183. Heard, Albert Farley 
  184. Heard, Augustine 
  185. Heard, George Washington 
  186. Heard, John 
  187. Heard Jr., Augustine
  188. Hennessy, Sir John Pope
  189. Herklots, Geoffrey Alton Craig
  190. Hillier, Charles Batten
  191. Ho Alloy
  192. Ho A-mei 
  193. Ho Asek
  194. Ho Chi Minh
  195. Ho Fook
  196. Ho Kai
  197. Ho Kom-tong
  198. Ho Shai-lai, Robert 
  199. Ho Sin-hang 
  200. Ho Tim 
  201. Ho Tsun-sheen
  202. Ho Tung, Clara
  203. Ho Tung, Sir Robert
  204. Hoare, Joseph Charles 
  205. Holmes, Sir David Ronald 
  206. Hong Ren’gan
  207. Hsu Chen Ping, Francis Xavier 
  208. Hu King 
  209. Hughes, Richard
  210. Hulme, John Walter
  211. Isogai Rensuke
  212. Jackson, Sir Thomas
  213. Jardine, Andrew
  214. Jardine, David
  215. Jardine, Joseph
  216. Jardine, Sir Robert 
  217. Jardine, William
  218. Jebsen, Hans Jacob
  219. Jebsen, Jacob Friedrich Christian 
  220. Jebsen, Michael (1835-1899)
  221. Jebsen, Michael (1911-2000)
  222. Jenyns, Roger Soame 
  223. Jian Jinglun
  224. Johnston, Alexander Robert Campbell
  225. Johnston, Sir Reginald Fleming
  226. Johnstone, Margaret Elizabeth 
  227. Kadoorie, Sir Ellis 
  228. Kadoorie, Sir Elly 
  229. Kadoorie, Sir Horace 
  230. Kadoorie, Lawrence 
  231. Kan Tong-po
  232. Kellett, Sir Henry 
  233. Kennedy, Sir Arthur Edward
  234. Keswick, James Johnstone
  235. Keswick, Sir John Henry 
  236. Keswick, Margaret
  237. Keswick, William
  238. King, Gordon
  239. Kitasato Shibasaburo
  240. Klitzke, Ernst 
  241. Ko Mun-wah
  242. Kotewall, Sir Robert Hormus 
  243. Kwan Tak-hing 
  244. Kwok Acheong
  245. Kwok Tak-seng
  246. Kwok Tak Wa 
  247. Kwong Ki-chiu 
  248. Kwong Yat-shau 
  249. Ladany, Laszlo
  250. Lai Afong
  251. Lai Man-wai
  252. Laisun, Spencer 
  253. Lai Yan-tseuk 
  254. Lam Bun 
  255. Lam Fung, Patricia 
  256. Lamqua
  257. Lander, Gerard Heath 
  258. Lane, Thomas Ash
  259. Lane, William Farleigh Otway 
  260. Lapraik, Douglas
  261. Lau Chu-pak 
  262. Lechler, Rudolf Christian Friedrich
  263. Lee Chenche 
  264. Lee, Harold Hsiao-wo
  265. Lee Hysan
  266. Lee Jung Sen 
  267. Lee Kau Yan, Samuel
  268. Lee, Richard Charles Ming-chak 
  269. Lee Siu-lung, Bruce
  270. Legge, James
  271. Lei Ho-shing 
  272. Lerda, Francisco 
  273. Leung Chee Tung 
  274. Leung On
  275. Leung Sing-po 
  276. Li Chi-chung 
  277. Li Chi-tang
  278. Li Choh-ming 
  279. Li Han-hsiang 
  280. Li Huitang 
  281. Li Kam-moon
  282. Li Koon-chun 
  283. Li Leong 
  284. Li Po-chun 
  285. Li Shu-fan 
  286. Li Shu-pui
  287. Li Sing 
  288. Li Tim-oi, Florence 
  289. Li Tsao Sau-kwan, Ellen 
  290. Li Tse-fong
  291. Li Yuk-tong 
  292. Liao Chengzhi 
  293. Lin Dai
  294. Lin Fengmian 
  295. Little, Alicia Ellen Neve 
  296. Liu Chung-kit 
  297. Lo Aqui
  298. Lo Dun 
  299. Lo Hok-pang 
  300. Lo Hsiang-lin 
  301. Lo Kwee Seong 
  302. Lo Man Kam 
  303. Lo Ming-yau 
  304. Lo Pak-sheung 
  305. Lo Tak-shing 
  306. Lo Tung-fan 
  307. Lobscheid, Wilhelm
  308. Lockhart, Sir James Haldane Stewart
  309. Loke Wan Tho 
  310. Loke Yew
  311. Louey Sui-tak, William 
  312. Luddington, Sir Donald Collin Cumyn 
  313. Lugard, Dame Flora Louise
  314. Lugard, Sir Frederick John Dealtry 
  315. Lui Lok
  316. Lui Shou-kwan
  317. Ma Sze-tsang 
  318. Ma Ying-piu 
  319. MacDonnell, Sir Richard Graves
  320. MacDougall, David Mercer
  321. MacLehose, Sir Crawford Murray 
  322. MacLennan, John 
  323. Mak, Hin-yeung, Antonio 
  324. Maltby, Christopher Michael
  325. Man Sai-ko 
  326. Man Tsam-chuen 
  327. Man Yam 
  328. Manson, Sir Patrick 
  329. Marden, George Ernest 
  330. Marden, John Louis
  331. Marsh, Sir William Henry
  332. Martin, Robert Montgomery
  333. Mason, Richard
  334. Matheson, Sir Alexander
  335. Matheson, Donald
  336. Matheson, Sir James Nicholas Sutherland 
  337. May, Charles
  338. May, Sir Francis Henry 
  339. May, Helena Augusta Victoria 
  340. McSwyney, Percy Caulincourt
  341. Mercer, William Thomas
  342. Miller, Marshall Milton 
  343. Mithaiwala, Dorabjee Naorojee 
  344. Mody, Sir Hormusjee Naorojee
  345. Mok Kon-sang 
  346. Mok Man Cheung
  347. Mok Shau Tsang 
  348. Mok Sze-yeung 
  349. Mok Tso-chun 
  350. Mok Ying-kwai 
  351. Mong Man Wai, William 
  352. Morrison, Hedda
  353. Morrison, John Robert 
  354. Morrison, Robert 
  355. Morse, Sir Arthur
  356. Mui Yim-fong, Anita
  357. Müller, Johannes 
  358. Murrow, Yorick Jones 
  359. Nathan, Sir Matthew
  360. Ng Akew
  361. Ng Cho-fan
  362. Ng Choy 
  363. Ng Shing-chi 
  364. Ng Shue-tong 
  365. Ngan Shing-kwan 
  366. Noma Kennosuke
  367. Noordin, Seth Ebrahim 
  368. Northcote, Sir Geoffry Alexander Stafford
  369. Norton-Kyshe, James William
  370. Odell, Harry Oscar 
  371. Ong Guan Bee 
  372. Osouf, Pierre-Marie
  373. Ouyang Hui 
  374. Pak Yin
  375. Pan Huaguo
  376. Pang Kwai 
  377. Pao Yue-kong
  378. Parker, Sir William
  379. Pauncefote, Sir Julian 
  380. Peel, Sir William
  381. Piggott, Sir Francis Taylor
  382. Pottinger, Sir Henry
  383. Prendergast, Sir John 
  384. Pui To 
  385. Qiao Guanhua
  386. Qiying
  387. Raimondi, John Timoleon
  388. Rennie, Alfred Herbert
  389. Ride, Sir Lindsay Tasman 
  390. Rizal, José
  391. Robinson, Sir Hercules George Robert
  392. Robinson, Sir William
  393. Rodrigues, Sir Albert Maria 
  394. Romano, Agostinho Guilherme
  395. Ross, Daniel 
  396. Ruttonjee, Dhun 
  397. Ruttonjee, Jehangir Hormusjee 
  398. Ryan, Thomas Francis 
  399. Ryrie, Phineas 
  400. Sakai Takashi
  401. Sanguinetti, Albert
  402. Sassoon, Sir Albert (Abdullah) David
  403. Sassoon, Elias David
  404. Sassoon, Sir Jacob Elias 
  405. Sayer, Geoffrey Robley
  406. Sayer, Guy Mowbray 
  407. Seemann, Berthold Carl
  408. Selwyn-Clarke, Hilda Alice 
  409. Selwyn-Clarke, Sir (Percy) Selwyn
  410. Senhouse, Sir Humphrey le Fleming 
  411. Sethna, Pestonjee Cowasjee 
  412. Severn, Sir Claud 
  413. Sharp, Granville 
  414. Sharp, Matilda Lincolne 
  415. Shuck, Henrietta
  416. Shuck, Jehu Lewis
  417. Shum Tin-ha, Lydia
  418. Sin Ping-hei, Peter Henry 
  419. Sin Tak Fan
  420. Sit Kok-sin 
  421. Smale, Sir John Jackson
  422. Smith, Carl Thurman 
  423. Smith, Sir Cecil Clementi
  424. Smith, George
  425. Smith, Norman Lockhart 
  426. Smith, Thomas Sercombe 
  427. Soong Ching-ling 
  428. Southorn, Bella Sidney Woolf 
  429. Southorn, Sir Wilfrid Thomas 
  430. Speak, Geoffrey Lowrey 
  431. Stanton, Vincent John
  432. Stewart, Evan George 
  433. Stewart, Frederick
  434. Stubbs, Sir Reginald Edward
  435. Suganami Ichiro
  436. Sun Ma Sze-tsang
  437. Sun Yat-sen
  438. Sutcliffe, Charles Payne 
  439. Sutherland, Sir Thomas
  440. Su Zhaozheng 
  441. Swire, George Warren 
  442. Swire, John Kidston 
  443. Swire, John Samuel
  444. Symons, Catherine Joyce
  445. Szeto Wah 
  446. Tam Achoy
  447. Tam Pak-sin
  448. Tanaka Hisakazu
  449. Tang-A-shing 
  450. Tang Chi-ngong
  451. Tang Fu-hip 
  452. Tang Ping Yuan 
  453. Tang Shaoyi 
  454. Tang Shiu-kin
  455. Tarrant, William
  456. Thomson, John
  457. Ting Hsiung Chao 
  458. Tong King-sing
  459. Tong King-sum 
  460. Tong Mow-chee 
  461. Tong Tik-sang 
  462. Tonnochy, Malcolm Struan
  463. Trench, Sir David Clive Crosbie
  464. Tsang Lai-sun
  465. Tse Tsan Tai
  466. Tso Seen-wan 
  467. Tso Tat-wah, Walter
  468. Tsui Ka-cheung, Paul
  469. Tsui Tsin Tong 
  470. Tung Chao-yung
  471. Uttley, Kenneth Harrison 
  472. Van Es, Hubert 
  473. Vetch, Henri
  474. von Overbeck, Baron Gustav Ernst Hugo  
  475. Wade, Sir Thomas Francis
  476. Wai Kin-yuen 
  477. Wang Chung Yick 
  478. Wang Kung Yu-sum, Nina 
  479. Wang Tao 
  480. Ward, Barbara Elsie 
  481. Watson, Alexander Skirving 
  482. Wei Akwong
  483. Wei Yuk
  484. Whitehead, Thomas Henderson 
  485. Wong Akee
  486. Wong Chok-mui, Raymond 
  487. Wong Foon
  488. Wong Jim 
  489. ‘Wong Kwu’ 
  490. Wong Man-lei
  491. Wong Shing
  492. Wong Wai-nam 
  493. Woo Hay-tong
  494. Woo Lai-woon 
  495. Woo Pak-chuen 
  496. Woo Pak-foo 
  497. Woo So-ching, Catherine F. 
  498. Woo Wai-tak, Arthur 
  499. Wright, George Henry Bateson 
  500. Wright-Nooth, George Allan Rodney 
  501. Wu Cheng-chung, John Baptist 
  502. Wu Shun-tak 
  503. Xu Dishan 
  504. Yam Kim-fai
  505. Yang Heling
  506. Yang Shen-sum 
  507. Yao Ming 
  508. Yau Lit 
  509. Yazaki Kanju
  510. Ye Lingfeng 
  511. Ye Mingchen
  512. Yee Shiu Kee 
  513. Yen Chun 
  514. Yersin, Alexandre Emile Jean 
  515. Yeung Kui-wan 
  516. Youde, Sir Edward
  517. Young, Sir Mark Aitchison
  518. Youngsaye, James Lawrence 
  519. Yung Sze-chiu
  520. Yung Wing
  521. Zeng Sheng
  522. Zhang Shankun 
  523. Zhao Bing 
  524. Zhao Shi
  525. Zhu Shilin