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Yan Zhenheng

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    Yan Zhenheng, who styled himself as Jirong and was also known by his literary name, Songyang, was born in Shimen County in 1846 and died in 1909. In 1863, he passed the imperial examination at the county level. Greatly appreciated by the renowned Yang Yizhen (academician of Hanlin in the Qing Dynasty), Yan had the good fortune to be selected as his student even his son-in-law. In his lifetime, Yan was committed to writing and teaching instead of pursuing an official career.