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Jiāng Kuí (姜夔) (c.1155 – c.1221) was a famed Chinese composer. Events Frederick I Barbarossa crowned Holy Roman Emperor. ... Centuries: 12th century - 13th century - 14th century Decades: 1170s 1180s 1190s 1200s 1210s - 1220s - 1230s 1240s 1250s 1260s 1270s Years: 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 - 1221 - 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 See also: 1221 state leaders Events End of the reign of Emperor Juntoku of Japan Emperor Chukyo briefly reigns...


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Jiang Kui (232 words)
Jiang Kui, also known as the White Stone Daoist, came from Boyang, Jiangxi, though his father -- a scholar-official -- moved the family to Hebei when Jiang Kui was a boy.
As a youth, Jiang Kui was a famous prodigy.
Jiang Kui was not himself successful in finding a career in officialdom, and so lived by selling his calligraphy and relying on patrons.
Li Kui - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (925 words)
Alongside Lu Zhishen, Li Kui was one of the strongest amongst the 108 Liangshan heroes and also one of the 36 Heavenly Chieftains.
Li Kui was born with a dark complexion, fiery eyes, a muscular body and strength equivalent to an ox, hence his nickname.
Li Kui is one of the most memorable characters in the "Water Margin", often ridiculed and used for comedic effect, Li Kui represented both a light and dark side of the bandits.
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