Encyclopedia: Hu Chong

Hu Chong; Hu Ch‘ung; 胡沖

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Hu Chong 胡沖

Lived: AD c.210–?

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Served: Wu, Jin

Persuaded Sun Hao not to commit suicide but to surrender to Jin instead.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hu Ch‘ung
Simplified Chinese: 胡冲
Pronunciation: Hu2 Chong1
Cantonese (Yale): Wu Chung
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Wu Cung

Name Notes: Also appears sometimes as Hu Zhong.

Rank and Titles

Marquis; Prefect of the Palace Writers; Member of the Secretariat; Grand Administrator of Wu

Family and Relationships

Hu Zong (Father)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 120



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May 13, 2014