Peter B. DITMANSON

Hai Rui ?? (1514–1587) was a scholar and bureaucrat who served in the late Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). He was known for his stern ethical positions and his unswerving rectitude, remaining an icon of political incorruptibility for the rest of Chinese history.

Hai Rui was a civil official of the late Ming dynasty (1368–1644), famous for his uncompromising moral stance and his Spartan lifestyle. In an era when civil servants commonly enriched

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