Zhan Tianyou/Chan T'ien-yu (Chinese: 詹天佑; pinyin: Zhān Tiānyòu; Wade–Giles: Chan1 T’ien1-yu4; Jyutping: Zim1 Tin1 Jau6; 26 April 1861 – 24 April 1919), or Jeme Tien-Yow as he called himself in English, based on the Cantonese pronunciation, was a pioneering Chinese railroad engineer. Educated in the United States, he was the chief engineer responsible for construction of the Peking-Kalgan Railway (Beijing to Zhangjiakou), the first railway constructed in China without foreign assistance. For his contributions to railroad engineering in China, Zhan is known as the "Father of China's Railroad".

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  • Zhan Tianyou/Chan T'ien-yu (Chinese: 詹天佑; pinyin: Zhān Tiānyòu; Wade–Giles: Chan1 T’ien1-yu4; Jyutping: Zim1 Tin1 Jau6; 26 April 1861 – 24 April 1919), or Jeme Tien-Yow as he called himself in English, based on the Cantonese pronunciation, was a pioneering Chinese railroad engineer. Educated in the United States, he was the chief engineer responsible for construction of the Peking-Kalgan Railway (Beijing to Zhangjiakou), the first railway constructed in China without foreign assistance. For his contributions to railroad engineering in China, Zhan is known as the "Father of China's Railroad". (en)
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