Encyclopedia: Cheng Lian

Cheng Lian; Ch‘êng Lien; 成廉

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Cheng Lian 成廉

Lived: AD ?–198

Biographies:

Served: Lü Bu

General noted for his courage under Lü Bu. In novel, killed by Yue Jin.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ch‘êng Lien
Simplified Chinese: 成廉
Pronunciation: Cheng2 Lian2

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Captured by Wei at Xiapi (AD 198) rather then killed in battle, as portrayed in the novel (AD 195).

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 11, 12

Sanguozhi: Wei 1, Wei 7

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May 13, 2014