Chen Wangdao (1891-1977), originally called Chen Canyi, was from Fenshuitang village in Yiwu city.
Xu Qiao (1160-1237) was from Fotang town, Yiwu city.
Zhu Danxi (1281-1358), known as Mr Danxi by later generations, was a well-known medical scientist of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).
Feng Xuefeng (1903-1976), a well-known literary theorist, writer and poet, was from Chi'an town, Yiwu city.
Wu Han (1909-1969), originally known as Chun Han, was from Shangxi town, Yiwu city.