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15 July 2015

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Qu Yuan

Qu Yuan (340 BC - 278 BC) was a Chinese patriotic poet from south Chu during the Warring States Period. His works are mostly found in an anthology of poetry known as Chu Ci. His death is commemorated on Duan Wu, commonly known as the Dragon Boat F...

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Cai Lun

Cai Lun (61AD-121AD), courtesy name Jingzhong, is conventionally regarded as the inventor of paper and the paper making process, and in forms recognizable in modern times as paper (as opposed to Egyptian papyrus).

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Ouyang Xun

Ouyang Xun (557-641), courtesy name Xinben, was a Confucian scholar and calligrapher of the early Tang Dynasty. He was born in Changsha, Hunan Province, to a family of government officials; and died in modern Anhui Province.

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Zhou Dunyi

Zhou Dunyi (1017-1073), born Zhou Dunshi, courtesy name Maoshu, was a Chinese Neo-Confucian philosopher and cosmologist born in present-day Dao County, Yongzhou, Hunan Province during the Song Dynasty.

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Wang Fuzhi

Wang Fuzhi, (courtesy name Ernong, pseudonym Chuanshan), was a Chinese philosopher of the late Ming, early Qing dynasties.

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Zeng Guofan

Zeng Guofan (original name:Zeng Zicheng; posthumous name:Wenzheng; created Marquis Yiyong of the First Class; November 21, 1811-March 12, 1872) was an eminent Han Chinese official, military general and devout Confucian scholar of the late Qing Dyn...

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Zuo Zongtang

Zuo Zongtang was born on November 10, 1812, into a poor family in Xiangyin County, Hunan.

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Master Jing'an

Born in Xiangtan County, Hunan province, Master Jing’an was a distinguished patriotic monk and the first president of the Chinese General Buddhist Association.

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