Adeline Yen Mah Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at March 3, 2024 by BirthdayDBs Team

Adeline Yen Mah Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Adeline Yen Mah Facts

Full NameAdeline Yen Mah
BirthdateNovember 30, 1937
Birth PlaceTianjin, China
Age (in 2024)86 Years Old

Adeline Yen Mah Age & Birthday

Adeline Yen Mah is best known as Memoirist who has born on November 30, 1937 in Tianjin, China. Currently, Adeline Yen Mah is 86 years, 3 months and 3 days old. Adeline Yen Mah will celebrate 87th birthday on Saturday, 30th of November 2024. Below the countdown to Adeline Yen Mah upcoming birthday.

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Adeline Yen Mah Biography


Famous for her 1997 memoir Falling Leaves: Return to their Roots, this writer and medical doctor also penned a second bestselling autobiographical work, Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter (1999), which details the abuse she suffered as a child.

Before Fame

She left her native China in the early 1950s to attend the London Hospital Medical School and subsequently opened a medical practice in the United States.


Falling leaves details her love for the only family members who cared for her well-being: Aunt Baba (her father's sister) and Ye Ye (her grandfather). Her other literary works include the young adult novel Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society (2003) and the Chinese philosophy-themed work Watching the Tree (2001).

Family Life

She and her siblings Lydia, Gregory, Edgar, and James are the children of Joseph Yen and Ren Yong-ping. With her first husband, Byron Bai-lun Soon, Mah has a son named Roger. Her second marriage, to Robert A. Mah, produced a daughter named Ann.

Associated With

She and fellow Chinese memoirist Ji-li Jiang published their popular debut works just one year apart.

Top Asked Questions about Adeline Yen Mah

How old is Adeline Yen Mah in 2024?

Adeline Yen Mah is 86 years old today.

When was Adeline Yen Mah born?

Adeline Yen Mah was born on November 30, 1937 in Tianjin, China.

What is Adeline Yen Mah zodiac sign?

Adeline Yen Mah zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

What was Adeline Yen Mah best known for?

Adeline Yen Mah was best known as Memoirist.

Fun Facts about Adeline Yen Mah's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Adeline Yen Mah's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Adeline Yen Mah was born on Tuesday, 334th day / 48th week of 1937
  • Adeline Yen Mah has Sagittarius zodiac sign and Fire element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Adeline Yen Mah birthday is XXX.XI.MCMXXXVII
  • Adeline Yen Mah's birthstone is Topaz
  • Adeline Yen Mah's birth flower is Chrysanthemum that symbolize cheerfulness, friendship & abundance
  • Adeline Yen Mah age in year is 86 years old
  • Adeline Yen Mah age in month is 1035 months old
  • Adeline Yen Mah age in day is 31505 days old
  • Adeline Yen Mah age in hour is 756120 hours old
  • Adeline Yen Mah age in minute is 45367200 minutes old
  • Adeline Yen Mah age in second is 2722032000 seconds old
  • Next Adeline Yen Mah birthday is on Sunday, November 30th 2025
  • Adeline Yen Mah age in next birthday (2025) is 87 years old
  • Learn more interesting facts about November 30, 1937 birthday

Historical Events on Adeline Yen Mah Birthday (November 30)

Below are historical events that coincided with Adeline Yen Mah's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

1971Iran seizes the Greater and Lesser Tunbs from the Emirates of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.
1972Vietnam War: White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler tells the press that there will be no more public announcements concerning American troop withdrawals from Vietnam because troop levels are now down to 27,000.
1981Cold War: In Geneva, representatives from the United States and the Soviet Union begin to negotiate intermediate-range nuclear weapon reductions in Europe. (The meetings end inconclusively on December 17.)
1995Official end of Operation Desert Storm.
1995U.S. President Bill Clinton visits Northern Ireland and speaks in favor of the "Northern Ireland peace process" to a huge rally at Belfast City Hall; he calls IRA fighters "yesterday's men".
1999Exxon and Mobil sign a US$73.7 billion agreement to merge, thus creating ExxonMobil, the world's largest company.
1999In Seattle, United States, demonstrations against a World Trade Organization meeting by anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared and force the cancellation of opening ceremonies.
1999British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems merge to form BAE Systems, Europe's largest defense contractor and the fourth largest aerospace firm in the world.
2000NASA launches STS-97, the 101st Space Shuttle mission.
2004Lion Air Flight 538 overshoots the runway while landing at Adisumarmo International Airport and crashes, killing 25 people.
2005John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.
2012An Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane belonging to Aéro-Service, crashes into houses near Maya-Maya Airport during a thunderstorm, killing at least 32 people.
2018A magnitude 7.1 earthquake with its epicenter only 24 km from Anchorage, Alaska causes significant property damage but no deaths.
2021Barbados becomes a republic.
2021A 15-year-old gunman murders four students and injures seven people, including a teacher, in a mass shooting at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, Michigan.
1985The birth of Hikari Mitsushima, Japanese actress and singer
1985The birth of Chrissy Teigen, American model
1986The birth of Jordan Farmar, American basketball player
1986The birth of Evgenia Linetskaya, Israeli tennis player
1987The birth of Vasilisa Bardina, Russian tennis player
1987The birth of Naomi Knight, American wrestler, model, and dancer
1987The birth of Dougie Poynter, English singer-songwriter and bass player
1988The birth of Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer (d. 2014)
1988The birth of Vitaliy Polyanskyi, Ukrainian footballer
1988The birth of Tomi Saarelma, Finnish footballer
1989The birth of Vladimír Weiss, Slovak footballer
1990The birth of Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian chess player
1990The birth of Antoine N'Gossan, Ivorian footballer
1991The birth of Agnatius Paasi, Tongan rugby league player
1994The birth of Sofia Araújo, Portuguese tennis player
2015The death of Pío Caro Baroja, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1928)
2015The death of Minas Hatzisavvas, Greek actor and screenwriter (b. 1948)
2015The death of Marcus Klingberg, Polish-Israeli physician and biologist (b. 1918)
2015The death of Fatema Mernissi, Moroccan sociologist and author (b. 1940)
2015The death of Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese author and illustrator (b. 1922)
2015The death of Eldar Ryazanov, Russian director and screenwriter (b. 1927)
2015The death of Nigel Buxton, British travel writer and wine critic (b. 1924)
2017The death of Jim Nabors, American actor and comedian (b. 1930)
2017The death of Surin Pitsuwan, Thai politician and diplomat (b. 1949)
2017The death of Marina Popovich, Soviet pilot, engineer and military officer (b. 1931)
2017The death of Alfie Curtis, British actor (b. 1930)
2018The death of George H. W. Bush, American politician, 41st President of the United States (b. 1924)
2020The death of Irina Antonova, Russian art historian (b. 1922)
2022The death of Jiang Zemin, Chinese politician, former General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (paramount leader) and President of China (b. 1926)
2022The death of Christine McVie, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (b. 1943)

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