Shen Yue

441 - 513

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Shen Yue (traditional Chinese: 沈約; simplified Chinese: 沈约; 441–513), courtesy name Xiuwen (休文), was a poet, statesman, and historian born in Huzhou, Zhejiang. He served emperors under the Liu Song Dynasty, the Southern Qi Dynasty (see Yongming poetry), and the Liang Dynasty. He was a prominent scholar of the Liang Dynasty and the author of the Book of Song, an historical work covering the history of the previous Liu Song Dynasty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shen Yue has received more than 70,316 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Shen Yue is the 1,725th most popular writer (down from 1,497th in 2019), the 464th most popular biography from China (down from 398th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Chinese Writer.

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  • 20

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  • 1.75

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Among writers, Shen Yue ranks 1,725 out of 5,794Before him are Juan Donoso Cortés, Gaius Julius Solinus, Ted Hughes, John Grinder, Otfried Preußler, and Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis. After him are Dora d'Istria, Rainis, David Lodge, Djuna Barnes, Emilia Pardo Bazán, and Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany.

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Among people born in 441, Shen Yue ranks 1After him is Placidia. Among people deceased in 513, Shen Yue ranks 1

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In China

Among people born in China, Shen Yue ranks 464 out of 1,186Before him are Guo Shoujing (1231), Liu Xiang (-77), Li Cunxu (885), Octar (350), Go Seigen (1914), and Chen Yi (1901). After him are Wu Yi (1938), Hong Tianguifu (1849), Gan De (-400), Zhu Yujian (1602), Zhang Jinghui (1871), and Xu Shen (58).

Among WRITERS In China

Among writers born in China, Shen Yue ranks 43Before him are Watchman Nee (1903), Li Yu (1610), Lu You (1125), Yan Fu (1854), Eileen Chang (1920), and Liu Zongyuan (773). After him are Xu Shen (58), Li He (790), Ruan Ji (210), Feng Menglong (1574), Fan Zhongyan (989), and Guan Hanqing (1210).