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Tao Qian Biography | Poet

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Tao Qian (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Táo Qián; Wade–Giles: T'ao Ch'ien) (365–427), better known as Tao Yuanming, was a Chinese poet. Born in modern Jiujiang, Jiangxi, he was one of the most influential pre-Tang Dynasty (618–907) Chinese poets.. Chinese poet of the Six Dynasties period