#8995 Overall Influence

Sima Tan

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Sima Tan was a Chinese astrologer and historian during the Western Han dynasty. Sima Tan studied astronomy with Tang Du, the I Ching under Yang He, and Daoism under Master Huang.He was appointed to the office of Court Astrologer at age 25 in 140 BCE, a position which he held until his death.

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#693 World Rank
History
#7862 World Rank
Literature