Iris Chang

Iris Chang

Born: March 28, 1968

Died: November 9, 2004

Nationality: Chinese

Occupation: Historian, author, journalist

Biography: Iris Shun-Ru Chang was an American historian and journalist. She is best known for her best-selling 1997 account of the Nanking Massacre, The Rape of Nanking. She committed suicide on November 9, 2004. Chang is the subject of the 2007 biography, Finding Iris Chang, and the 2007 documentary film Iris Chang: The Rape of Nanking.

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