Encyclopedia: Hu Fen

Hu Fen (Xuanwei); Hu Fên (Hsüan-wei); 胡奮 (玄威)

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Hu Fen (Xuanwei) 胡奮 (玄威)

Lived: AD ?–288

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Served: Wei, Jin

Killed Zhuge Dan of Wu. Advised Du Yu to wait before attacking Jianye.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hu Fên (Hsüan-wei)
Simplified Chinese: 胡奋 (玄威)
Pronunciation: Hu2 Fen4 (Xuan2wei1)
Cantonese (Yale): Wu Fan (Yun-wai)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Wu Fan (Jyun-wai)

Birthplace: Linjin in Anding

Rank and Titles

Captain, Major to the General-in-Chief, Genreal of the Left

Family and Relationships

Hu Zun (Father); Hu Lie (Brother); Hu Fang (Daughter); Hu Yuan (Nephew)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 112, 120

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May 13, 2014