Confucius’ biography heavenismyhomeadm confucius october 21, 2018 october 21, 2018 3 minutes confucius was an influential chinese philosopher, teacher and political figure known for his popular aphorisms and for his models of social interaction. Confucianism originated with the teachings of kong qiu, or confucius, a philosopher and statesman who tried to implement his teachings in government during his service within the lu state during the autumn and spring period of chinese history. Known for his serenity and wisdom, confucius’ life was filled with turmoil born into chaotic times, he developed a radical plan to end the chinese people's suffering. Confucius 551 bc - 479 bc confucius was a chinese philosopher his social philosophies eventually became known as confucianism.
Confucius biography confucius biography born: c 551 bce tuo, china the chinese teacher and philosopher confucius was the founder of the school of philosophy known as the ju or confucianism, which is still very influential in china confucius was basically a humanist and one of the greatest teachers in chinese history his. Confucius was born in 551 bc, in zou, lu state, near present-day qufu, china, during the spring and autumn period of chinese history his family belonged to the class of shi, between the aristocracy and the common people. Confucianism: history of study any effort to describe confucianism ( ru , literally weakling but conventionally glossed as scholar) as an object of study requires one to acknowledge that it is a historically related symbolic complex made from the fateful conjunction of early modern european and chinese curiosity.
Though it has been described as a religion, confucianism is more of a political and social philosophy based on humanism, rationality, education, and virtuous example during imperial times, confucius was lauded as the first teacher and the uncrowned king. Confucius was born in 551 bc which is where he appears on the bible timeline poster with world history he lived during the zhou dynasty of china confucius began his philosophical journey in the early adult years of his life. Confucius demonstrated that a sage values human beings above all it was introduced to europe by the italian jesuit matteo ricci, who was the first to latinise the name as “confucius” confucianism is often followed in a religious manner by the chinese. Confucius was born on 551 bc lu state in china confucius family have own personal name which is respectively known as kong qiu he was the son of kong he who was an officer in lu military, he was a great philosopher and political leader he was also founder of confucianism in this page you will find and read biography of confucius in urdu hindi and roman urdu.
Confucius' traditional association with these works led them and related texts to be revered as the “confucian classics” and made confucius himself the spiritual ancestor of later teachers, historians, moral philosophers, literary scholars, and countless others whose lives and works figure prominently in chinese intellectual history. 0 down votes, mark as not useful history of confucianism uploaded by prince dastan. Confucius was greatly venerated during his lifetime in succeeding ages confucianism greatly permeated many aspects of china's existence as a traditionalist and bureaucratic empire although he himself had little belief in the supernatural, he has been revered almost as a spiritual being by millions. The history of confucianism at a glance 14th: neo-confucian moral philosophy is taught in civil examinations, making it the orthodox form of confucianism for the remainder of imperial china.
To navigate the timeline, click and drag it with your mouse, or click on the timeline overview on the bottom 551 bce - 479 bce: life of confucius 206 bce - 220 ce: han dynasty, one of the longest of china’s major dynasties 141 bce - 87 bce: han emperor wu abandons legalism in favor of. Confucius, biography, quotes and beliefs confucius was a chinese philosopher who was born in 551 bc confucius is a corruption of the name k'ung fu-tzu although k'ung fu-tzu was the philosopher's correct name, he has historically been referred to as confucius in western countries. [biography of confucius] k'ung fu-tzu the chinese teacher and philosopher confucius was the founder of the school of philosophy known as the ju or confucianism, which is still very influential in china information on his life confucius is the latinized name of k'ung fu-tzu (great master k'ung) his original name was k'ung ch'iu he is also. Feng youlan has suggested that, had these han images of confucius prevailed, confucius would have become a figure comparable to jesus christ in the history of china, and there would have been no arguments among scholars about whether or not confucianism was a religion like christianity.
History biography ancient china occupation: philosopher and teacher born: 551 bc in china, the state of lu died: 479 bc in china, the state of lu best known for: creating the philosophy known as confucianism biography: growing up not a lot is known about the childhood of confucius he was born in the state of lu in 551 bc. Confucius and his students redefined it to mean professional teachers of ancient culture and texts in ritual, history, poetry and music and by the han dynasty, ru meant a school and its teachers of the philosophy of studying and practicing the rituals, rules and rites of confucianism. Confucianism was initiated by confucius, developed by mencius (~372–289 bce) and inherited by later generations, undergoing constant transformations and restructuring since its establishment, but preserving the principles of humaneness and righteousness at its core.
With a history of over 2,500 years covering more than 80 generations, and the longest family tree in the world according to the guinness book of records, the fifth edition of the confucius genealogy will be printed in several volumes in 2009, according to an organizer of the confucius genealogy compilation committee (cgcc). 533 bce confucius got married and appointed the manager of the state of lu’s granary (grain was used as money then) 532 bce birth of confucius’s son, named li. A brief history of confucianism in korea in particular is seen in korean history as the consummate confucian scholar for his interpretations and debates on neo-confucian thought, both korean christians and buddhists for example revere confucius confucianism still plays an important role in weddings and funerals too.