Lu Xun

Lu Xun

Born: September 25, 1881

Died: October 19, 1936

Nationality: Chinese

Occupation: Author, critic, essayist

Biography: Lu Xun or Lu Hsün, was the pen name of Zhou Shuren , one of the major Chinese writers of the 20th century. Considered by many to be the leading figure of modern Chinese literature, he wrote in baihua as well as classical Chinese. Lu Xun was a short story writer, editor, translator, critic, essayist and poet.