Zhang Benren (Chinese: 张本仁; 28 May 1929 – 1 November 2016) was a Chinese geochemist.
Born on 28 May 1929 in Huaiyuan County, Anhui, Zhang studied geology at Nanjing University, graduating in 1952. He then earned a degree from the Beijing Institute of Geology in 1956 and later became a faculty member. Zhang was named to the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999 and also received the National Natural Science Award.
Zhang died at the age of 87 in 2016.
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