Encyclopedia: Wang Xiu

Wang Xiu (Shuzhi); Wang Hsiu (Shu-chih); 王修 (叔治)

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Wang Xiu (Shuzhi) 王修 (叔治)

Lived: AD ?–c.216

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Served: Kong Rong, Yuan Tan, Wei

Served Yuan Tan loyally. Joined Cao Cao after Yuan Tan’s death in AD 205.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Wang Hsiu (Shu-chih)
Simplified Chinese: 王修 (叔治)
Pronunciation: Wang2 Xiu1 (Shu1zhi4)
Min-Nan: Ong Siu (Siok-ti)

Birthplace: Beihai

Other Names: 王脩

Rank and Titles

Aide-de-Camp; Minister of Works (AD 205); Prefect of the Gentlemen of the Palace; Grand Minister of Agriculture (AD 213)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 32, 33

Sanguozhi: Wei 2, Wei 6, Wei 11

Jin Shu: 30

Zizhi tongjian: 64, 66

Popular Quotation

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Chapter 33
Wang Xiu said, “One cannot stand before the world holding life dearer than honor.”



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May 13, 2014