Date of Birth: December 28, 1955
Place of Birth: Changchun, Jilin, China
Date of Death: July 13, 2017
Place of Death: Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Ethnicity: Han Chinese
Liu Xiaobo was a Chinese literary critic, writer, human rights activist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2010.
His father, Liu Ling, was a professor, who taught Chinese literature at Northeast Normal University, and was born in Hauide, Gongzhuling, Jilin. His mother, Zhang Suqin, worked at a kindergarten affiliated with the university.
He was married to poet Liu Xia, until his death. He had a son with his former wife, Tao Li.
Source: Biography of Liu Xiaobo – Steel Gate to Freedom: The Life of Liu Xiaobo (2015), by Yu Jie