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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Fan Li

 

China

Fan Li was an important figure in the Spring and Autumn Period, a distinguished politician, strategist and money-making businessman, who was also very gifted and wise. He was honored as an excellent minister for governing the country and for helping King Goujian put together and train an army. He accumulated great wealth of which he distributed much to the people and thus became the Chinese god of business who is also a civilian Chinese wealth god.