Confucius

Name

Confucius was also know as Kong Qui or K'ung Fu-Tzu.

When Was He Born?

Confucius was born on August 27, 551 B.C. in Tuo(Lu),China.

Childhood

When Confucius's parents got married his dad was a very old man and his mom was in her late teens. He lost his dad in 548 B.C, at the age of 3 he lost his dad and was raised by his mother. When he was 23, he lost his mother and he went into 3 years of mouring.

Career

When he first started working he was a shepherd,cowherd,clerk and book-keeper. When he was 32 he started teaching the anient rituals to the minister's sons. Rituals are a religious or a ceremony.

Pearsonal Life

He got married at 19 to a girl named Qi Quan. They had 3 children the following year. He had 1 son and 2 daughters. His realation(people are connected) with his wife and children was not cordial(Cordial means warm and friendly).

Losing his Son

He lost his son the year befor he died.He lost his son in the battle

Died

On November 21,479 BC.He died at the age of 72 in Lu,China.
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