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Xu Huang (Gongming); Hsü Huang (Kung-ming); 徐晃 (公明)

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Xu Huang (Gongming) 徐晃 (公明)

Lived: AD 169–227

Biographies:

Served: Yang Feng, Han, Wei

Served Cao Cao. Famous for breaking the siege of Fancheng against Guan Yu.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hsü Huang (Kung-ming)
Simplified Chinese: 徐晃 (公明)
Pronunciation: Xu2 Huang3 (Gong1ming2Pronunciation
Cantonese (Yale): Cheui Fong (Gung-ming)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Ceoi Fong (Gung-ming)
Min-Nan: Ci Hong (Kong-beng)

Birthplace: Yang County, He Dong Commandery
(Presently Hong Dong County in Shan Xi Province)

Rank and Titles

Commandery Official; Chief Commandant of the Cavalry; Marquis of a Chief Commune; Major-General; Marquis of a Chief Commune; General Who Crosses the Wilderness; General Who Pacifies Bandits; General of the Right; Marquis of Luxiang; Marquis of Yang; Marquis of Yangping

Groups and Associations

Five Generals of Wei ƒ

Family and Relationships

Xu Gai (Son)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Never battled with or killed Wang Zhao.
  • Was not killed by Meng Da.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 13, 14, 19, 2227, 3033, 46, 48, 50, 5659, 67, 68, 71, 72, 75, 76, 79, 86, 94

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May 13, 2014