Su Song polymath

Su Song is a 81 years old polymath from Northern Song Dynasty from Quanzhou, Fujian. Su Song was born on January 01, 1020 (died on January 01, 1101, he was 81 years old) in Quanzhou, Fujian. His nickname was 子容 (Ziróng).

Su Song



Su Song was a renowned Han Chinese polymath who specialized himself as a statesman astronomer cartographer horologist pharmacologist mineralogist zoologist botanist mechanical and architectural engineer poet antiquarian and ambassador of the Song Dynasty. Su Song was the engineer of a hydro-mechanical astronomical clock tower in medieval Kaifeng which employed the use of an early escapement mechanism.
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Is Su Song still alive?

No, he died on 01/01/1101, 921 years ago. He was 81 years old when he died.

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