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Liang Jun
梁军
Liang Jun in 1957.jpg
Liang graduating from the Beijing Agricultural Machinery Academy in 1957
BornApril 1930
Died14 January 2020 (aged 89)
Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China
Known forChina's first female tractor driver

Liang Jun (Chinese: 梁军)[1] (April 1930[2][3] — 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.[4]

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