Encyclopedia: Ge Xuan

Ge Xuan; Ko Hsüan; 葛玄

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Ge Xuan 葛玄

Lived: AD 164–244

Biographies:
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Served: Wu

One of the founders of modern Daoism. Survived drowning apparently thanks to his advanced breathing methods.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ko Hsüan
Simplified Chinese: 葛玄
Pronunciation: Ge3 Xuan2
Cantonese (Yale): Got Yun
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Got Jyun
Min-Nan: Kat Hian

Family and Relationships

Ge Hong (Nephew); Ge Chaofu (Descendant)

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May 13, 2014