chinese
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  • Ban Gu (32-92)
  • Ban Zhao (fl. 1st century)
  • Cao Cao (155-220)
  • Cao Pi (187-226)
  • Cao Zhi (192-232)
  • Cai Yan (fl. 2nd century)
  • Cai Yong (132-192)
  • Chen Shou (233-297)
  • Dong Zhongshu (179-104 BC)
  • Fan Ye (398-445)
  • Ge Hong (284-364)
  • Guo Pu (276-324)
  • Jing Fang (78-37 BC)
  • Li Delin (531-591)
  • Lu Ji (261-303)
  • Liu Hui (fl. 3rd century)
  • Liu Xie (fl. 5th century)
  • Liu Xin (d. 23)
  • Liu Xiang (77-6 BC)
  • Ma Rong (79-166)
  • Shen Yue (441-513)
  • Sima Qian (c. 145-90 BC)
  • Sima Xiangru (179-117 BC)
  • Su Hui (fl. 4th century)
  • Su Xiaoxiao (fl. 4th century)
  • Sunzi (fl. 3rd century)
  • Tao Yuanming (365-427)
  • Wang Bi (226-249)
  • Wang Chong (27-97)
  • Wang Xizhi (303-361)
  • Wang Xianzhi (344-386)
  • Wei Shou (506-572)
  • Wei Shuo (272-349)
  • Wei Boyang (fl. 2nd century)
  • Wei Huacun (252-334)
  • Xi Kang (223-262)
  • Xie Daoyun (fl. 4th century)
  • Xie Lingyun (385-433)
  • Xie He (fl. 5th century)
  • Yan Zhitui (531-591)
  • Yu Huan (fl. 3rd century)
  • Yang Xiong (53 BC-18)
  • Zu Chongzhi (429-500)
  • Zu Geng (fl. 5th century)
  • Zhong Yao (151-230)
  • Zhong Hui (225-264)
  • Zheng Xuan (127-200)
  • Zhang Zhi (fl. 2nd century)
  • Zhang Heng (78-139)
  • Shide (fl. 9th century)
  • Shi Naian (c. 1296 - 137
  • Zhan Ruoshui (1466-156
  • Yun Zhu (1771 - 1833)
  • Hua Luogeng (1910-1985)
  • Xu Youyu (born 1947)
  • Hu Shi (1891-1962)
  • Liu Gongquan (778-865)
  • Mu Shiying (1912-1940)
  • Mou Zongsan (1909-1995)
  • Mo Yan (born 1955)
  • Mo Xuanqing (d. 834)
  • Timothy Mo (born 1950)
  • Mozi (fl. 5th century BC)
  • Mian Mian (born 1970)
  • Mi Fu (1051-1107)
  • Mengzi (c. 372-289 BC)
  • Meng Haoran (691-740)
  • Mao Dun (1896-1981)
  • Ma Zhiyuan (c. 1270 - 1330)
  • Liu E (1857-1909)
  • Ling Mengchu (1580-1644)
  • Lin Yutang (1895-1976)
  • Lin Shu (1852-1924)
  • Lin Huiyin (1904-1955)
  • Lin Haiyin (1918-2001)
  • Liang Shuming (1893-1988)
  • Liang Qichao (1873-1929)
  • Li Shanlan (1810-1882)
  • Li Zhi (1527-1602)
  • Zhenyu Li (born 1981)
  • Li Yu (937-978)
  • Li Yaotang (1904-2005)
  • Li Yu (1610-1680)
  • Li Shizhen (1518-1593)
  • Li Shizhi (d. 747)
  • Li Shicen (1892-1934)
  • Li Shangyin (813-858)
  • Li Qingzhao (1084-1151)
  • Li Qiao (644-713)
  • Hu Sanxing (1230-1302)
  • Hong Zicheng (1593-1665)
  • Hong Liangji (1746-1809)
  • Hong Ying (born 1962)
  • Ho Fuk Yan
  • He Changling (1785-1848)
  • He Zhizhang (659-744)
  • Hao Jingfang
  • Han Yu (768-824)
  • Hanshan (fl. 9th century)
  • Han Fei (c. 280-233 BC)
  • Xu Dishan (1893-1941)
  • Xiong Qinglai (1893-1969)
  • Xiong Shili (1885-1968)
  • Xiao Hong (1911-1942)
  • Xie Bingying (1906-2000)
  • Wu Wenjun (1919-2017)
  • Woo Tsin-hang (1865-1953)
  • Wen Yiduo (1899-1946)
  • Wang Shuo (born 1958)
  • Wang Shiyan (born 1949)
  • Wang Ruoshui (1926-2002)
  • Wang Ruowang (1918-2001)
  • Wang Lixiong (born 1953)
  • Wang Hao (1921-1995)
  • Tie Ning (born 1957)
  • Tian Han (1898-1968)
  • Tang Junyi (1909-1978)
  • Shing-Tung Yau (born 1949)
  • Shiing-Shen Chern (1911-2004)
  • Shi Zhecun (1905-2003)
  • Shen Rong (b. 1936)
  • Hu Shi (1891-1962)
  • Hong Ying (born 1962)
  • Ho Fuk Yan
  • Hao Jingfang
  • Han Shaogong (born 1953)
  • Guo Moruo (1892-1978)
  • Gu Jiegang (1893-1980)
  • Gu Chaohao (born 1926)
  • Gao Xingjian (born 1940)
  • Gang Tian (born 1958)
  • Feng Youlan (1895-1990)
  • Feng Jicai (born 1942)
  • Fan Chung (born 1949)
  • Eric Liu (born 1968)
  • Eileen Chang (1920-1995)
  • Dai Wangshu (1905-1950)
  • Ding Ling (1904-1986)
  • C. C. Li (1911-2003)
  • Yan Fu (1853-1921)
  • Wang Guowei (1877-1927)
  • Wang Zhen (1867-1938)
  • Wei Yuan (1794-1856)
  • Wu Jingzi (1701-1754)
  • Wu Jiaji (1618-1684)
  • Tang Zhen (1630-1704)
  • Tan Sitong (1865-1898)
  • Sha Menghai (1900-1992)
  • Pu Songling (1640-1715)
  • Liang Qichao (1873-1929)
  • Liu E (1857-1909)
  • Lin Shu (1852-1924)
  • Lu Haodong (1868-1895)
  • Li Shanlan (1810-1882)
  • Li Yu (1610-1680)
  • Kang Youwei (1858-1927)
  • Jiang Tingxi (1669-1732)
  • Huang Zunxian (1848-1905)
  • Huang Zongxi (1610-1695)
  • Hong Liangji (1746-1809)
  • He Changling (1785-1848)
  • Yuan Hongdao (1568-1610)
  • Xu Yihua (1362 - 1407)
  • Xu Xiake (1587-1641)
  • Xu Guangqi (1562-1633)
  • Xu Wei (1521-1593)
  • Wang Zhen (fl. 14th century)
  • Wang Yangming (1472-1529)
  • Wang Fuzhi (1619-1692)
  • Wen Zhenheng (1585-1645)
  • Wen Zhengming (1470-1559)
  • Wu Cheng'en (c. 1500 - 1582)
  • Tang Xianzu (1550-1616)
  • Song Yingxing (1587-1666)
  • Shen Zhou (1427-1509)
  • Shi Kefa (1601-1645)
  • Ling Mengchu (1580-1644)
  • Su Song (1020-1101)
  • Su Shi (1037-1101)
  • Sima Zhen (fl. 8th century)
  • Sima Xiangru (179-117 BC)
  • Sima Qian (145 BC-90 BC)
  • Sima Guang (1019-1086)
  • Shing-Tung Yau (born 1949)
  • Shiing-Shen Chern (1911-2004)
  • Shide (fl. 9th century)
  • Shi Zhecun (1905-2003)
  • Shi Shen (fl. 4th century BC)
  • Shi Kefa (1601-1645)
  • Shi Naian (c. 1296 - 1372)
  • en Zhou (1427-1509)
  • Qin Jiushao (c. 1202 - 1261)
  • Qu You (1341-1427)
  • Qiao Ji (died 1345)
  • Ouyang Xiu (1007-1072)
  • Mi Fu (1051-1107)
  • Ma Duanlin (1245-1322)
  • Ma Zhiyuan (c. 1270 - 1330)
  • Lu Zhi (c. 1243 - 1315)
  • Lu You (1125-1210)
  • Luo Guanzhong (fl. 14th century)
  • Liu Yong (fl. 11th century)
  • Liu Bowen (1311-1375)
  • Li Qingzhao (c. 1084 - 1151)
  • Li Fang (925-996)
  • Huang Tingjian (1045-1105)
  • Pi Rixiu (c. 834-883)
  • Ouyang Xun (557-641)
  • Luo Binwang (c. 640-684)
  • Luo Yin (833-909)
  • Lu Tong (790-835)
  • Lu Guimeng (d. 881)
  • Liu Gongquan (778-865)
  • Liu Zongyuan (773-819)
  • Liu Yuxi (772-842)
  • Liu Zhi (fl. 8th century)
  • Liu Zhiji (661-721)
  • Li Chunfeng (602-670)
  • Li Shizhi (d. 747)
  • Li Shangyin (812-858)
  • Li Dashi (570-628)
  • Li Baiyao (564-647)
  • Li Jing (571-649)
  • Li Qiao (644-713)
  • Tao Yuanming (365-427)
  • Xue Juzheng (912-981)
  • Xue Zongzheng (born 1935)
  • Xu Xiake (1587-1641)
  • Xu Zhimo (1897-1931)
  • Xu Dishan (1893-1941)
  • Xu Youyu (born 1947)
  • Xiong Qinglai (1893-1969)
  • Xiong Shili (1885-1968)
  • Xin Qiji (1140-1207)
  • Xie He (fl. 5th century)
  • Xie Lingyun (385-433)
  • Xie Daoyun (fl. 4th century)
  • Xiao Hong (1911-1942)
  • Xi Kang (223-262)
  • Tang Zhen (1630-1704)
  • Tang Junyi (1909-1978)
  • Tang Xianzu (1550-1616)
  • Tan Sitong (1865-1898)
  • Amy Tan (born 1952)
  • Wei Yuan (1794-1856)
  • Wei Huacun (252-334)
  • Wei Boyang (fl. 2nd century)
  • Wei Zheng (580-643)
  • Wei Shou (506-572)
  • Wei Shuo (272-349)
  • Wei Zhuang (836-910)
  • Wang Zhen (1867-1938)
  • Wang Zhen (fl. 14th century)
  • Wang Yangming (1472-1529)
  • Wang Xianzhi (344-386)
  • Wang Xizhi (303-361)
  • Yuan Zhen (779-831)
  • Yuan Mei (1716-1797)
  • Yuan Hongdao (1568-1610)
  • Yu Zhengxie (1775-1840)
  • Yu Xuanji (844-869)
  • Yu Shinan (558-638)
  • Yu Huan (fl. 3rd century)
  • Yu Hua (born 1960)
  • Yu Dafu (1896-1945)
  • Yu Hao (fl. 10th century)
  • Yi Xing (683-727)
  • Ye Shi (1150-1223)
  • Ye Shengtao (1894-1988)
  • Yang Xiong (53 BC-18)
  • Yang Shuo (1913-1968)
  • Yang Rongguo (1907-1978)
  • Yang Jiang (born 1911)
  • Yang Jianli (born 1963)
  • Yang Hui (c. 1238 - 1298)
  • Yang Borun (1837-1911)
  • Wang Wei (701-761)
  • Wang Shuo (born 1958)
  • Wang Shiyan (born 1949)
  • Zhang Tingyu (1672-1755
  • Zhang Sixun (fl. 10th century)
  • Zhang Ling (born 1957)
  • Zhang Kangkang (born 1950)
  • Zhang Ji (fl. 8th century)
  • Zhang Jie (born 1937)
  • Zhang Heng (78-139)
  • Zhang Chengzhi (born 1948)
  • Zhang Binglin (1868-1936)
  • Zhan Tao (born 1963)