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Sun Xiu (Zilie); Sun Hsiu (Tzŭ-lieh); 孫休 (子烈)

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Sun Xiu (Zilie) 孫休 (子烈)

Lived: AD 235–264

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Served: Wu

Overthrew Sun Chen but neglected state affairs. Wish for heirship ignored.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Sun Hsiu (Tzŭ-lieh)
Simplified Chinese: 孙休 (子烈)
Pronunciation: Sun1 Xiu1 (Zi3lie4)
Cantonese (Yale): Syun Yau (Ji-lit)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Syun Jau (Zi-lit)
Min-Nan: Sun Hiu (Cu-liat)

Birthplace: Wu

Rank and Titles

King of Langye; Heir Apparent; Emperor

Family and Relationships

Sun Quan (Father); Lady Wang (Mother); Sun Deng, Sun Lu, Sun He, Sun Ba, Sun Feng, Sun Liang (Brothers); Lady Zhu (Wife); Sun Wan (Son); Zhu Ji, Sun Luyu (In-law)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 113, 117119, 120



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Literature and Language


May 13, 2014