Liang Jun became a national icon for driving tractors. Photo: Weibo

Chinese socialist icon and tractor-driving pioneer Liang Jun dies, aged 89

  • Liang was the only woman in her class of learner drivers in northeastern China in 1948
  • By 1962, she was a ‘model worker’ and celebrated on the 1 yuan banknote
Topic |   China Society
Liang Jun became a national icon for driving tractors. Photo: Weibo
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