Xu Guangqi Memorial Hall

Location : No.17 Nandan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai



Xu Guangqi (1562-1633), born in Shanghai, was the successful candidate in the highest imperial examination in the late Ming Dynasty. He successively held the position of Grand Guardian of the Heir Apparent, Minister of Rites and Grand Secretary of the Royal Library. He was buried in today's Guangqi park in Xujiahui in 1641. He introduced Western science and technology and made great contributions to mathematics, astronomy, agriculture, military and other fields. He was honored as the patriotic scientist in the late Ming Dynasty and the first person engaged in cultural exchanges between China and the West.



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Line 1 Xujiahui Station

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