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Confucius [Kong Qiu] (Zhongni); (Chung-ni)

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Confucius [Kong Qiu] (Zhongni)

Lived: 551–479 BC

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Founder of Confucianism. Kong Rong was descended from him.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: [K‘ung Ch‘iu] (Chung-ni)
Simplified Chinese: Undefined

Birthplace: State of Lu

Family and Relationships

Kong Rong (Descendant)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 11, 23, 29, 35, 40, 56, 60, 62, 80, 105, 114, 116



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May 13, 2014