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Lyu Sicheng

Updated: 2019-04-18

Lyu Sicheng (1293-1357) was born in Pingding, Shanxi province. He was a famous official in the Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). He held various positions in a number of areas including government affairs management and historical compilations. He was engaged in compiling and editing of Liao (907-1125) history, Jin (1115-1234) history and Song (960-1279) history.

Lyu was straightforward, stubborn and outspoken, and always acted impartially. He wrote many works, including the Jiexuan Collection.