Encyclopedia: Yue Jin

Yue Jin (Wenqian); Yüeh Chin (Wên-ch‘ien); 樂進 (文謙)

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Yue Jin (Wenqian) 樂進 (文謙)

Lived: AD ?–218

Biographies:

Served: Wei

Served Cao Cao from the beginning. Shot from his horse by Gan Ning. Small-framed.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Yüeh Chin (Wên-ch‘ien)
Simplified Chinese: 乐进 (文谦)
Min-Nan: Ghak Cin (Bun-kiam)

Birthplace: Yangping county, Wei kingdom
(Presently Qing Feng in He Nan Province)

Other Names: Yue Jing, Le Jin, Le Xin

Name Notes: His name is incorrectly translated as Yue Jing in some Brewitt-Taylor editions. Yue Jin is also sometimes translated as Le Jin (and in Destiny of an Emperor they somehow botched it up further to Le Xin).

Rank and Titles

Major, Chief Commandant; Marquis of Guang Chang; Colonel; General of the Guerillas; General of Tiger Might (Hu Wei Jiang Jun); General of the Right; Marquis of Might (posthumous)

Groups and Associations

Five Generals of Wei ƒ

Family and Relationships

Yue Chen (Son)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically, was not killed by Gan Ning.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 5, 6, 11, 12, 14, 16, 23, 24, 26, 3133, 42, 48, 50, 53, 61, 67, 68, 98, 111

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May 13, 2014