Wei Yingwu Poems
Wei Yingwu

Wei Yingwu (simplified Chinese: 韦应物; c. 737?– circa 792), courtesy name Yibo(義博), art name Xizhai(西齋) was a Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty.

Wei Yingwu lived through the turbulent An Lushan Rebellion (755 to 763), afterwards holding office as magistrate of Hu County, near Chang’an, and Yueyang on the shores of Dongting Lake. He was later governor of Chuzhou (784), Jiangzhou (785), and finally, Suzhou (787-792), where he died.

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