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Wang Anshi Biography | Poet

Wang Anshi Biography. Read biographical information including facts, poetic works, awards, and the life story and history of Wang Anshi. This short biogrpahy feature on Wang Anshi will help you learn about one of the best famous poet poets of all-time.

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Wang Anshi (Chinese : ; December 8, 1021 – May 21, 1086 ) was a Chinese economist, statesman, chancellor and poet of the Song Dynasty who attempted controversial, major socioeconomic reforms. These reforms constituted the core concepts and motives of the Reformists, while their nemesis, Chancellor Sima Guang, led the Conservative faction against them.