Iris Chang

Iris Chang

March 28, 1968 – November 09, 2004

Iris Shun-Ru Chang (March 28, 1968 – November 9, 2004) was an American-born Chinese author, journalist, historian, and human rights activist. She is best known for her best-selling 1997 account of the Nanking Massacre, The Rape of Nanking. Chang is the subject of the 2007 biography, Finding Iris Chang, and the 2007 documentary film Iris Chang: The Rape of Nanking.