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How old was Cai Lun when he invented paper?

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In 105, Cai publicly declared that he had invented a new composition for paper with a new papermaking process.

When he was charged with the office of Shangfang Ling, he initiated the idea of making paper from tree bark, old rags and fishing nets.

The resulting mixture was then processed with wooden and the excess water removed, leaving the paper finished once dry.

Which silk is highest quality? However, due to the pivotal significance of his improvements and the resulting spread of paper use throughout China, Cai continues to be traditionally credited with inventing paper.

The materials were boiled to a pulp that was beaten with a wood or stone mallet before being mixed with a large amount of water.

Bamboo strips were heavy and silk were expensive.

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Therefore, Cai Lun was determined to find another durable material that would be good for writing including a light-weight quality with a soft writing surface.
Cai Lun then initiated the idea of making paper from the bark of trees, hemp, old rags, and fishing nets.

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    Ching 4 -Chung 4. Cai Lun ( Chinese: 蔡 伦; courtesy name: Jingzhong ( 敬 仲 ); c. 50–62 – 121 CE ), formerly romanized as Ts'ai Lun, was a Chinese eunuch court official of the Eastern Han dynasty. He is traditionally regarded as the inventor of paper and the modern papermaking process. Although early forms of paper had existed since.
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    Cai Lun (AD 50-121) Inventor of paper. An invention that truly changed the world. Cai Lun (Ts’ai Lun) was born in Guiyang during the Eastern Han Dynasty. After serving as a court eunuch from AD 75, he was given several promotions under the rule of Emperor He of Han.
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    Cai Lun is also known as Tsai Lun was a Chinese eunuch court official of the Eastern Han dynasty. Cai is known as the inventor of paper as well as the papermaking process. Although there were different types of paper before his great invention; Cai’s paper was of much better quality and lasted longer.
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    Cai Lun was born in Leiyang (then called Guiyang), a part of Hunan. He lived during the Han Dynasty. His courtesy name was Jingzhong (敬仲). He served the government as a eunuch from AD 75, and in AD 89 got a promotion to be a Shang Fang Si, someone who makes weapons, and a Regular Palace Attendant(中常侍). Cai Lun invented paper in the.
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