Encyclopedia: Xu Xuan

Xu Xuan (Baojian); Hsü Hsüan (Pao-chien); 徐宣 (寶堅)

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Xu Xuan (Baojian) 徐宣 (寶堅)

Lived: AD ?–236

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Served: Wei

Refused Sun Ce, handled all state affairs for Cao Rui. Held a number of posts.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Hsü Hsüan (Pao-chien)
Simplified Chinese: 徐宣 (宝坚)
Pronunciation: Xu2 Xuan1 (Bao3jian1)
Cantonese (Yale): Cheui Syun (Bou-gin)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Ceoi Syun (Bou-gin)

Birthplace: Guangling

Rank and Titles

Senior Officer of Chen Deng; County Magistrate; Administrator of Qi; Commander at the Gate; Protector of the Army on the Left; Officer of Imperial Chancellor; Administrator of Wei; Marquis; Head of the Censorate; Director of Retainers; Cavalier Regular Attendant; Officers of the Secretariat

Literary Appearances

Sanguozhi: Wei 22

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May 13, 2014