Encyclopedia: Cao Hong 2

Cao Hong; Ts‘ao Hung; 曹宏

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Cao Hong 曹宏

Lived: Unknown

Biographies:
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Served: Tao Qian

Friend of Tao Qian, he killed many innocent people and disturbed the province.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ts‘ao Hung
Simplified Chinese: 曹宏
Pronunciation: Cao2 Hong2
Cantonese (Yale): Chou Wang
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Cou Wang

Birthplace: Pei

Literary Appearances

Sanguozhi: Wei 8

Biography

Historic (Confirmed)

Described as a man of poor quality, in the early 190s Cao Hong became a favorite of Tao Qian. The government of Xu Province deteriorated under his influence. (1)

(1): de Crespigny, Rafe: de Crespigny, Rafe: A Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms (23-220 AD)

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May 13, 2014