The novelist Jin Yong died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Chinese novelist and journalist, he co-founded and edited Ming Pao, a Hong Kong daily newspaper. His popular novels include The Book and the Sword, The Deer and the Cauldron, and Laughing in the Wind.
He worked as a journalist for Ta Kung Pao, a Shanghai newspaper agency.
He was born Louis Cha Leung-yung; he adopted Jin Yong as his pen name.