Li Shen 李绅

Born: 772 CE (Haozhou, Anhui Province)
Died: 846 CE (Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province)
Dynasty: Tang

Li Shen passed the civil service examination in 806 CE and became a teaching assistant at the Imperial Academy, later moving to the Hanlin Academy.  悯农 is his most famous poem.

Source: wikipedia.org 05.08.08

悯农 Peasants' Lament