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Xu Shen

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Xu Shen
Born58 C.E.
Henan, China
Died148 C.E. (aged 89 or 90)
Other names叔重 Shūzhòng
Occupation(s)Calligrapher, philologist, politician, writer
Notable workShuowen 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.