Li Po, also known as Li Bai, was a famous Chinese poet and one of the most prominent figures in the Tang dynasty's literary circle. He lived in the 7th and 8th centuries and was known for his romantic and emotional poetry that often featured themes of love, wine, and travel. He was greatly influenced by the Taoist and Buddhist philosophies, and his works are considered masterpieces of Chinese literature. Li Po's poems were widely loved and widely read during his lifetime, and his legacy has continued to inspire poets and writers in the centuries since his death. Despite his fame and influence, details of his life remain somewhat shrouded in mystery.