"the University of Beijing"
Peking University
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The University of Beijing (Peking University) is a major university in China and a member of the C9 League.  Founded as the Imperial University of Peking in 1898, it is considered the first modern university in China.

The University has educated many important Chinese figures, including Mao Zedong, and has thus played a major role in influencing events in Chinese History.