Encyclopedia: Guan Gu

Guan Gu; Kuan Ku; 觀鵠

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Guan Gu 觀鵠

Lived: AD ?–187

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Commanded the religious bandit group which, after he died, passed to Guo Shi and Zhou Chao.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Kuan Ku
Simplified Chinese: 观鹄

Birthplace: Lingling

Rank and Titles

General of the Peaceful Heaven (AD ?-187)

Family and Relationships

Zhou Chao, Guo Shi (Successors)

Biography

Historic (Confirmed)

Guan Gu commanded a religious bandit group under the title General of the Peaceful Heaven (or General Who Pacifies Heaven). When he died in AD 187, Zhou Chao and Guo Shi, likely his successors, ravaged Lingling, Guiyang, and Changsha until they were sought out and destroyed by Sun Jian, Administrator of Changsha, later in the same year. (1)

(1): Dr. Rafe de Crespigny

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May 13, 2014