Chinese author of Shuowen Jiezi
Xu Shen (c. 58 – c. 148) was a scholar and politician from the Han dynasty. He was the writer of the Shuowen Jiezi, a Chinese dictionary.
|Died||148 C.E. (aged 89 or 90)|
|Other names||叔重 Shūzhòng|
|Occupation||Calligrapher, philologist, politician, writer|