He Zhizhang

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is He.
Tang Poem: Returning Home As An Unrecognized Old Man, Nantoyōsō Collection, Japan

He Zhizhang (simplified Chinese: 贺知章; traditional Chinese: 賀知章; pinyin: Hè Zhīzhāng; Wade–Giles: He Chih-chang, ca. 659–744), courtesy name Jizhen (季真), was a Chinese poet born in present-day Xiaoshan, Zhejiang during the Tang Dynasty, and is one of the Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup. His well-known works include On Returning Home.