Liang Zhuge

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Engineer, Inventor(c. 181–c. 234)
Liang Zhuge was an adviser to Liu Bei and subsequent ruler of the Shu-Han dynasty in China.

Synopsis

Liu Bei was so impressed with Liang Zhuge that on his deathbed he urged Zhuge to take the throne himself if his own son proved incapable. Zhuge was the founder of the Shu-Han dynasty of the Six Dynasties period. A mathematical and mechanical genius, he is credited with inventing a bow for shooting several arrows at once and with perfecting the Eight Dispositions, a series of military tactics.

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