Kaiyun Wang, known as Renqiu or Renfu (courtesy name) and Xiangqi (pseudonyms), was born in Changsha, China. Wang is a renowned classics researcher, historian and Chinese literature scholar. Wang served as a policy adviser of Guofan Zeng (an eminent official and scholar of the late Qing dynasty) and later devoted himself to teaching. He specialized in Gongyang Zhuan (a classic book of ancient Chinese history) and spent a great effort writing poems as well as local chronicles. A book covering Wang’s research and poems, called “Xiang Qi Lou Quan Ji” was published.