Zu Chongzhi

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This resource, from the Illuminations-reviewed History of Mathematics Archive, features biographical information about ancient Chinese mathematician Zu Chongzhi. Zu Chongzhi proposed the Tam-ing Calendar (Calendar of Great Brightness), which was based on a cycle of 391 years. Links to biographies of other mathematicians are also available on this page.

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