Encyclopedia: Lu Fan

Lü Fan (Ziheng); Lü Fan (Tzŭ-hêng); 呂範 (子衡)

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Lü Fan (Ziheng) 呂範 (子衡)

Lived: AD ?–228


Served: Yuan Shu, Wu

Was an aide to Yuan Shu, but left for Sun Ce. Suggested Lady Sun’s marriage.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Lü Fan (Tzŭ-hêng)
Simplified Chinese: 吕范 (子衡)
Pronunciation:3 Fan4 (Zi3heng2)
Min-Nan: Lu Hoan (Cu-heng)

Birthplace: Xiyang in Runan

Rank and Titles

Chancellor of Hushu; Prefect of Wanling; Chief Controller; General of the Gentleman of the Household Who Pacifies Insurgents; Major-General; Grand Administer of Pang Ze; General Who Brings Peace to the South; General Who Establishes Might; Marquis of Wanling; Grand Administer of DanYang; General of the Front; Marquis of Nanchang; Commander-in-Chief

Family and Relationships

Lü Xian, Lü Ju (Sons)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 15, 29, 44, 54, 76, 77, 85

Sanguozhi: Wu 11

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May 13, 2014