Encyclopedia: Liu Dai

Liu Dai (Gongshan); Liu Tai (Kung-shan); 劉岱 (公山)

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Liu Dai (Gongshan) 劉岱 (公山)

Lived: AD 147–192

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Served: Liu Dai

Governor of Yan. Attacked the Qingzhou Yellow Scarves, but was killed.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Liu Tai (Kung-shan)
Simplified Chinese: 刘岱 (公山)
Pronunciation: Liu2 Dai4 (Gong1shan1)
Cantonese (Yale): Lau Doi (Gung-saan)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Lau Doi (Gung-saan)

Rank and Titles

Palace Attendant; Inspector of Yan

Family and Relationships

Liu Yao (Younger Brother)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Dies in 192 facing Turbans, the one defeated by Liu Bei is not the same guy that attacked Qiao Miao as suggested in the novel.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 5, 6, 15

Sanguozhi: Wei 1, Wei 6-7, Wei 12, Wei 14, Shu 8

Hou Han shu: 9, 58, 72, 74

Zizhi tongjian: 58-60, 63



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May 13, 2014