Encyclopedia: Su Shi

Su Shi [Su Dongpo] (Zizhan); Su Shih (Tzŭ-chan); 蘇軾[蘇東坡] (子瞻)

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Su Shi [Su Dongpo] (Zizhan) 蘇軾[蘇東坡] (子瞻)

Lived: AD 1037–1101

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Served: Song, Historical

Song Dynasty writer, poet, artist, calligrapher, pharmacologist and statesman.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Su Shih [Su Tungp‘o] (Tzŭ-chan)
Simplified Chinese: 苏轼[苏东坡] (子瞻)

Other Names: Su Dongpo, Dongpo Jushi

Name Notes: Su Shi (蘇軾), styled Zizhan (子瞻), went by the pseudonym Dongpo Jushi (東坡居士; “The Scholar in Retirement at Eastern Slope”), and is often referenced as Su Dongpo (蘇東坡).

Literary Appearances

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May 13, 2014