Encyclopedia: Xiang Chong

Xiang Chong; Hsiang Ch‘ung; 向寵

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Xiang Chong 向寵

Lived: AD 1?–240


Served: Shu

Given control of internal military affairs. Died fighting Hanjia barbarians.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hsiang Ch‘ung
Simplified Chinese: 向宠
Pronunciation: Xiang4 Chong3
Cantonese (Yale): Heung Chung
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Hoeng Cung

Rank and Titles

General of the Standard, Marquis of Duting (AD 223); Chief Inspector of the Center; Commandant of the Center Army

Family and Relationships

Xiang Lang (Uncle); Xiang Chong (Younger Brother)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 91

Sanguozhi: Shu 5, Shu 11

Zizhi tongjian: 70



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May 13, 2014