Zuwang Quan(Chinese:全祖望)（1705-1755）,alias Xie Shan, from Shagang village, Dongqiao township, Yin county (now Ningbo Yinzhou District), Ningbo City, Zhejiang province, China(Chinese: 鄞县洞桥乡沙港口村). A famous historian and writer in the Qing Dynasty, an important representative of Zhedong school.
He was Gong Sheng in Yong Zheng seven years (1729), Jinshi in Qianlong first year (1736)(Chinese: 雍正七年（1729年）贡生，乾隆元年（1736年）进士), however, he was not rich and often got sick.
He published a lot of books, in total he left the world about 35 books, more than 400 volumes. Some of them were published after the age of 40: 100 volumes of the Song Yuan study cases(Chinese:《宋元学案》100卷) ，40 volumes of Commentary on the Waterways Classic Proofread by Quan(Chinese: 《全校水经注》40卷). He wrote some poems, essays, academy articles, for example: The “Mei Hua Ling”.
进士 [jìn shì]
[a successful candidate in the highest imperial examinations]
贡生 [gòng shēng]
[senior licentiate in feudal China]