Cao Ying


Age: 92

Chinese revered translator of Russian literature who had been honored by the Government of the Russian Federation with the Maxim Gorky Literature Prize in 1987 and became the only Chinese translator to have won that award to date, but who is best known for his translations of many Russian literary works into Chinese including the works of Russian novelists Leo Tolstoy and Mikhail Sholokhov.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: March 23, 1923

Died: October 25, 2015

Shanghai, China