Sima Qian
(145 BCE – 86 BCE)

Sima Qian (pronounced [sɨ́mà tɕʰi̯ɛ́n]; c. 145 or 135 – 86 BC), surname Sima, given name Qian, formerly romanized Ssu-ma Chien, was a Chinese historian of the Han dynasty. He is considered the father of Chinese historiography for his Records of the Grand Historian,

Sima Qian

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