Liu Hong (Ancient Chinese Mathematician)

Source: Baidu Encyclopedia (Liu Hong)

刘洪(约公元130~210),字元卓,东汉泰山郡蒙阴县(今山东省临沂市蒙阴县)人,东汉鲁王刘兴后裔,我国古代杰出的天文学家数学家珠算发明者,被后世尊为“”。

Liu Hong (Year 130~210) was an ancient Chinese Mathematician who studied astronomy and mathematics. He was the inventor of the art of abacus arithmetic, and hence was given the title of “Sage of Arithmetic”.

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Recently, I was fortunate to visit a statue of Liu Hong at his birthplace (modern day Linyi).

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(Me beside statue of Liu Hong at Linyi People’s Square, Shandong)


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