- List of ancient Chinese
List of ancient Chinese is a list of noteworthy people of ancient
China. Different definitions of "ancient" China exist, but most agree that it is before the Tang dynasty.
A general listing of existing lists related to this topic.
*First section in the list of Chinese authors
Table of Chinese monarchs
List of Chinese people
List of Confucianists
List of Taoists
People unclassified or not classified as ancient in those
Math and science
Liu Hong (astronomer)[http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Liu_Hong.html]
Zhang Heng-Astronomer, mathematician, poet, official, and inventor.
Zu Chongzhi-Noted for calculating Pito seven places.
*Zu Geng [http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Zu_Geng.html]
Philosophers outside Confucianism/Taoism
Gongsun Longzi- Logicians
Han Feizi- Legalism (philosophy)
Wang Chong-Rationalism, or possibly unclassifiable.
Cao Zhi-Poet of late Eastern Han
*Liu Xiang-Reputed author of
Zhan Guo Ce
Qu Yuan-Patriotic poet of Chu
Song Yu-Major writer of Cifu
Tao Qian-Depicted "an idyllic pastoral life of farming and drinking."
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