Encyclopedia: Wang Guan

Wang Guan (Weitai); Wang Kuan (Wei-t‘-ai); 王觀 (偉臺)

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Wang Guan (Weitai) 王觀 (偉臺)

Lived: AD ?–260

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Served: Wei

Came up with a plan to trick Jiang Wei but it failed, died valiantly.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Wang Kuan (Wei-t‘-ai)
Simplified Chinese: 王观 (伟台)
Cantonese (Yale): Wong Gun (Wai-toi)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Wong Gun (Wai-toi)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Did not die in battle against Jiang Wei, he was a civil officer rather then a military one.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 107, 114

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May 13, 2014