Encyclopedia: Hou Cheng

Hou Cheng; Hou Ch‘êng; 侯成

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Hou Cheng 侯成

Lived: AD 158–?

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Served: Lü Bu, Wei

Cavalry commander under Lü Bu. Defected to Cao Cao.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hou Ch‘êng
Simplified Chinese: 侯成
Pronunciation: Hou2 Cheng2
Min-Nan: Houw Seng

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 11, 12, 18, 19



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May 13, 2014