Encyclopedia: Hu Zhen

Hu Zhen (Wencai); Hu Chên (Wên-ts‘ai); 胡軫 (文才)

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Hu Zhen (Wencai) 胡軫 (文才)

Lived: AD 146–190

Biographies:
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Served: Dong Zhuo, Hu Zhen, Li Jue

He led 5,000 men against Sun Jian but was killed by Cheng Pu after a few bouts.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hu Chên (Wên-ts‘ai)
Simplified Chinese: 胡轸 (文才)
Pronunciation: Hu2 Zhen3 (Wen2cai2)
Cantonese (Yale): Wu Jan (Man-choi)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Wu Zan (Man-coi)
Min-Nan: Ouw Tin (Bun-cai)

Rank and Titles

Grand Administrator of Dong

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Wasn’t killed by Cheng Pu but would live on to aid Wang Yun then Li Jue.
  • Haunted to death by a man he had executed.

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May 13, 2014