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Wang Fuzhi
Wang Fuzhi (), 1619–1692) courtesy name Ernong (), pseudonym Chuanshan (), was a Chinese essayist, historian, and philosopher of the late Ming Dynasty, Ming, early Qing Dynasty, Qing dynasties. Life Born to a scholarly family in Hengyang in Hunan province in 1619, Wang Fuzhi began his education in the Chinese classic texts when very young. He passed his civil-service examination at the age of twenty-four, but his projected career was diverted by the invasion of China by the Manchus, the founders of the Qing (or Ch'ing) dynasty. Staying loyal to the Ming emperors, Wang first fought against the invaders, and then spent the rest of his life in hiding from them. His refuge was at the foot of the mountain Chuanshan Mountain, Chuanshan, from which he gained his alternative name). He died in 1693, though it is not known for certain where or how. Philosophical work Wang Fuzhi is said to have written over a hundred books, but many of them have been lost. The rest of his works have ...
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Wang (surname)
Wang () is the pinyin romanization of Chinese, romanization of the common Chinese surnames (''Wáng'') and (''Wāng''). It is currently the list of common Chinese surnames, most common surname in mainland China, as well as one of the most common surnames in the world, with more than 100 million worldwide.
[Public Security Bureau Statistics: 'Wang' Found China's #1 'Big Family', Includes 92.88m People]." 24 Apr 2007. Accessed 27 Mar 2012.
Wáng () was listed as 8th on the famous Song Dynasty list of the ''Hundred Family Surnames.'' Wāng () was 104th of the ''Hundred Family Surnames''; it is currently the list of common Chinese surnames, 58th-most-common surname in mainland China. Wang is also a surname in several European countries.


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is also romanized as Wong (surname), Wong in Ho ...
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