Shen Kuo Chinese scientist and statesman


BirthdaySaturday, January 01, 1031
Countdown Days left until next birthday: 252
BirthplaceHangzhou
Age64 years old (Dead 01/01/1095)
Birth SignCapricorn

About Shen Kuo

Shen Kuo, born in Hangzhou (64 years old) or Shen Gua (Chinese: 沈括; pinyin: Shěn Kuò; Wade–Giles: Shen K'uo) (1031–1095) courtesy name Cunzhong (存中) and pseudonym Mengqi (now usually given as Mengxi) Weng (夢溪翁) was a polymathic Chinese scientist and statesman of the Song Dynasty (960–1279).

When is Shen Kuo's birthday?

Shen Kuo was born on the , which was a Saturday. Shen Kuo will be turning 65 in only 252 days from today.

How old is Shen Kuo?

When Shen Kuo died, Shen Kuo was 64 years old.

What is Shen Kuo's zodiac sign?

Shen Kuo's zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Where was Shen Kuo born?

Shen Kuo was born in Hangzhou.

Is Shen Kuo still alive?

No, Shen Kuo died on 01/01/1095.

Alias: Shen Kua; 沈括 (Chinese)

DeathPlace: Zhenjiang

KnownFor: Moon, Sun, Pole star, Apparent retrograde motion, Camera obscura, Climate change, Atmospheric refraction, Geomorphology, Raised-relief map, True north

Residence: Zhenjiang, Hangzhou, Kaifeng, Xiamen

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