Country of origin, When did he live? Death?
What was happening historically that could influence his opinion? How would the events influence him?
Role of Government
In his eyes to be a leader you need to show self discipline by remaining humble and treating his followers with compassion. With these traits Confucius believed the leader would lead by a positive example. Confucius main goal was to make people live with integrity.
Influence on modern government
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Egs.edu, (2014). Confucius - Chinese Philosopher - Biography. [online] Available at: http://www.egs.edu/library/confucius/biography/ [Accessed 15 Sep. 2014].