Encyclopedia: Gu Yong

Gu Yong (Yuantan); Ku Yung (Yüan-t‘-an); 顧雍 (元嘆)

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Gu Yong (Yuantan) 顧雍 (元嘆)

Lived: AD 168–243

Biographies:

Served: Wu

Studied under Cai Yong. Convinced to join Wu by Zhang Hong. Became Prime Minister.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ku Yung (Yüan-t‘-an)
Simplified Chinese: 顾雍 (元叹)
Pronunciation: Gu4 Yong1 (Yuan2tan4)
Cantonese (Yale): Gu Yung (Yun-taan)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Gu Jung (Jyun-taan)
Min-Nan: Kouw Yong (Goan-tan)

Birthplace: Wu county in Wu prefecture

Rank and Titles

Magistrate of Jiujiang; Magistrate of Danyang; Magistrate of Wu; Magistrate of Kuaji; Assistant to Sun Quan; Director of the Secretariat; Master of Ceremonies; Chancellor/Prime Minister

Family and Relationships

Gu Feng (Great-Grandfather); Hui (Uncle); Gu Ji, Gu Shao (Sons); Gu Tan, Gu Rong (Grandsons)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 29, 38, 43, 44, 56, 61, 65, 68, 73, 82, 83, 86, 96, 98

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May 13, 2014