Encyclopedia: Tian Feng

Tian Feng (Yuanhao); T‘ien Fêng (Yüan-hao); 田豐 (元皓)

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Tian Feng (Yuanhao) 田豐 (元皓)

Lived: AD ?–200


Served: Han, Han Fu, Yuan Shao

Served Yuan Shao, who ignored his advice. Killed himself after being slandered by Feng Ji.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: T‘ien Fêng (Yüan-hao)
Simplified Chinese: 田丰 (元皓)
Pronunciation: Tian2 Feng1 (Yuan2hao4)
Min-Nan: Tian Hong (Goan-hou)

Birthplace: Julu or Behai

Rank and Titles

Officer of the Imperial Censorate; Aide-de-Camp

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically, Yuan Shao executed him after listening to Feng Ji’s slander [ZZTJ].

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 7, 22, 24, 25, 27, 30, 31

Zizhi tongjian: 63

Popular Quotation

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Chapter 31
Before slitting his throat, Tian Feng said, “A man of honor takes his stand in the wide world between Heaven and Earth. If he chooses the wrong lord, he is responsible for his ignorance. I can face death today. Despair is pointless.”

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Ju Shou, Shen Pei and Tian Feng.
Date: 12/03     Replies: 22



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May 13, 2014