Liang Baiquan, former director of Nanjing Museum, passed away at the age of 95

The Paper reporter learned from the Nanjing Museum that Mr. Liang Baiquan, the former director of the Nanjing Museum and retired cadre, died in Nanjing due to illness on the evening of September 12, 2023. He was 95 years old.

Public information shows that Liang Baiquan was born in 1928 in Hechuan, Chongqing. In 1946, he was admitted to the Geography Department of the former National Central University (now Nanjing University), and later transferred to the History Department. He joined the Communist Party of China in February 1949. After graduating in 1951, he entered the Nanjing Museum and worked.

He has served as a director of the Chinese Cultural Relics Society, a director of the Chinese Museum Society, president of the Jiangsu Provincial Folklore Society, vice president of the Nanjing Ancient Capital Society, and concurrently a professor at Fudan University, Nanjing University of the Arts, and Anhui University. Enjoy special government subsidies from the State Council.

Liang Baiquan is diligent in writing and has made fruitful achievements in the fields of cultural relics, archeology, folklore and other fields. He is the editor-in-chief of books such as “Selected Chinese Portraits”, “National Treasures”, “Nanjing Museum Treasure Record”, “Nanjing Six Dynasties Stone Carvings”, “Wuyue Culture” and other books; Archaeological excavation projects such as Tianshan Han Tombs, Dongyang City, and Zhenjiang Ganlu Temple; and the planned “Five Thousand Years of Civilization Exhibition of the Lower Yangtze River” have been highly praised by the industry and the public.

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