Encyclopedia: Cao Ang

Cao Ang (Zixiu); Ts‘ao Ang (Tzŭ-hsiu); 曹昂 (子脩)

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Cao Ang (Zixiu) 曹昂 (子脩)

Lived: AD c.177–197


Served: Wei

Served Wei. Cao Cao’s first son. Died to save his father.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ts‘ao Ang (Tzŭ-hsiu)
Simplified Chinese: 曹昂 (子脩)
Pronunciation: Cao2 Ang2 (Zi3xiu1Pronunciation
Cantonese (Yale): Chou Ngong (Ji-sau)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Cou Ngong (Zi-sau)

Rank and Titles

Duke of Fengdao (AD 221; Posthumous); Prince of Fengdao (AD 224; Posthumous); Prince of Fengmin (AD 229; Posthumous)

Family and Relationships

Cao Cao (Father); Lady Liu (Mother); Cao Wan (Adopted Son); Cao Lian (Grandson)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 16, 18, 68, 78

Search Results

Cao Ang—Possible Heir, if He Lived?
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May 13, 2014