Encyclopedia: Yang Biao

Yang Biao; Yang Piao; 楊彪

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Yang Biao 楊彪

Lived: AD 142–225

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Served: Han, Dong Zhuo, Li Jue, Wei

Stripped of rank and banished by both Dong Zhuo and Cao Cao. Drove Li Jue and Guo Si apart.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Yang Piao
Simplified Chinese: 杨彪

Birthplace: Hongnong

Rank and Titles

Consultant; Palace Attendant: Intendant of Jingzhao; Grand Palace Grandee; Minister of Works; Minister over the Masses; Imperial Household Grandees; Minister of Works; Grand Master of Ceremonies; Grand Commandant; Grand Master of Ceremonies

Family and Relationships

Yang Zhen (Great Grandfather); Yang Bing (Grandfather); Yang Ci (Father); Lady Kai (Wife); Yang Xiu (Son); Yuan Shu (In-law)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically apologised to Dong Zhuo.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 3, 6, 13, 14, 20, 22, 60

Sanguozhi: Wei 1, Wei 2, Wei 6, Wei 12, Wei 13, Wei 22, Wei 26

Hou Han shu: 9, 27, 54, 61, 62, 64, 66, 68-72, 74

Jin Shu: 28

Zizhi tongjian: 57, 59-61, 69



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May 13, 2014