Encyclopedia: Sun Quan

Sun Quan (Zhongmou); Sun Ch‘üan (Chung-mou); 孫權 (仲謀)

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Sun Quan (Zhongmou) 孫權 (仲謀)

Lived: AD 182–252

Biographies:

Served: Wu

Sun Jian’s second son. Sun Ce’s brother. Long-lived first Emperor of Wu.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Sun Ch‘üan (Chung-mou)
Simplified Chinese: 孙权 (仲谋)
Pronunciation: Sun1 Quan2 (Zhong4mou2Pronunciation
Cantonese (Yale): Syun Kyun (Jung-mau)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Syun Kyun (Zung-mau)
Min-Nan: Sun Koan (Tiong-bouw)

Birthplace: Fu Chun County, Wu Prefecture
(Presently Fu Yang, Zhe Jiang Province)

Other Names: Marquis of Wu

Family and Relationships

Sun Jian (Father); Lady Wu (Mother); Sun Ce, Sun Yi, Sun Kuang, Sun Lang (Brothers); Sun He (Brother-in-law); One married to Hong Zi, One married to Pan Mi, Lady Sun [Sun Shangxiang] (Sisters); Lady Xie, Lady Xu, Lady Bu [Bu Lianshi], Lady Pan (Wives); Lady Wang of Langya, Lady Wang of Nanyang, Lady Zhong, Lady Yuan (Major Concubines); Sun Deng, Sun Lü, Sun He, Sun Ba, Sun Fen, Sun Xiu, Sun Liang (Sons); Sun Luban, Sun Luyu (Daughters)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Sun Quan did not preside over Guan Yu’s execution. He did, however, send Pan Zhang and Zhu Ran to intercept and kill Guan Yu during his flight from Jing.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 7, 15, 29, 31, 34, 3840, 4247, 4958, 6063, 6568, 73, 7588, 9699, 102, 103, 105, 106, 108, 110, 120

Sanguozhi: Wu 2

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Top 5 Generals of Sun Quan
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Sun Quan, Cao Cao, or Liu Bei?
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Who Did Most to Establish Wu:Sun Jian, Sun Ce, or Sun Quan?
Date: 08/10     Replies: 83
Sun Quan’s Appearance
Date: 05/09     Replies: 7
Mao ZeDong on Sun Quan
Date: 01/08     Replies: 13
The Deeper Meaning of Liu Bei’s Visit to Sun Quan
Date: 10/07     Replies: 7
Emperor Sun Quan and King Sun Ce
Date: 10/07     Replies: 11
Was It Wise for Sun Quan to Lend Nanjun to Liu Bei?
Date: 07/07     Replies: 13
Why Does Everyone Love Sun Quan So Much?
Date: 03/07     Replies: 44
Sun Ce and Sun Quan Who Was the Better Ruler?
Date: 01/07     Replies: 123
The Conflict Between Sun Quan and Zhang Zhao
Date: 12/06     Replies: 10
Did Sun Quan Love His Family?
Date: 11/06     Replies: 35
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Sun Quan’s Biography from Sanguozhi.
Date: 02/12     Replies: 9
SGZ Biography of Sun Quan.
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May 13, 2014