Tao Yuanming, Chinese Poet

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Tao Yuanming
  • Also known as: Tao Qian
  • Dates: 365-427
  • Place: Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
  • Language: Chinese
  • Who he was: Chinese poet of the Six Dynasties period, known for "field and garden" poetry (about domesticated nature). Also wrote the Tao Hua Yuan (Peach Blossom Spring), a fable about a sort of utopia.

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