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Liang Jun (tractor driver)
Liang graduating from the Beijing Agricultural Machinery Academy in 1957
|Died||14 January 2020 (aged 89)|
Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China
|Known for||China's first female tractor driver|
Liang Jun (Chinese: 梁军) (April 1930 — 14 January 2020) was a Chinese female tractor driver. She became a folk hero and model worker in Communist China. She is on China's one yuan banknote. She also was a politician. She was also celebrated for breaking down class and gender barriers.
- "Liang Jun 梁军 (Biographical details)" (in en-GB). https://research.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/term_details.aspx?bioId=209927.
- "Tractor 'heroine' immortalised on banknote dies" (in en-GB). BBC. 15 January 2020. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-51116035. Retrieved 16 January 2020.