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Nalan Xingde Biography | Poet

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Nalan Xingde (simplified Chinese : ; traditional Chinese : ; Wade-Giles : Na-lan Hsing-te; 1655–1685) was a Chinese poet active during the Qing Dynasty, famous for his ci poetry. He was actually born Nalan Chengde, but had to change his name when the Kangxi Emperor named Yinreng, whose birth name also had the character cheng, the crown prince. Xingde also adopted the courtesy name Rongruo .