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Yang Pao'an Exhibition Hall


Updated: 2020-06-28

Yang Pao'an (1896-1931) was born in Beishan Village of Nanping Town and was also known as Lintao or Jintao. A remarkable early theorist of the Communist Party of China and revolutionary activist, he introduced Marxism to South China during the May 4th Movement of 1919. He was employed as a part-time journalist by the Guangdong Zhonghua Xinbao and joined the Communist Party of China in 1921.


Yang Pao'an Exhibition Hall [Photo courtesy]

Yang had engaged in labor movements, the united front work, and theory publicity and then was secretly executed in Shanghai in August 1931 at age 36.

Covering 350 sq m (419 sq yd) and having an exhibit area of 170 sq m (203 sq yd), the Exhibition Hall was unveiled in Beishan Village in December 2018. It has civil engineering structures composed of black bricks, and houses a large collection of Yang's stories and outstanding contributions to promoting Marxism, building the CPC, and revolutionary processes.

Nearby, his statue is among bronzes of Su Zhaozheng, Lin Weimin, and others in Beishan's Historical Figures Sculpture Garden. Furthermore, Yang Pao'an Memorial School on 79 Yinshiyuan St in the neighborhood is one of the first-batch National Civilized Schools.

Beishan Village, Nanping Town, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai

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