Encyclopedia: Zhang Jian

Zhang Jian (Yuanjie); Chang Chien (Yüan-chieh); 張儉 (元節)

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Zhang Jian (Yuanjie) 張儉 (元節)

Lived: AD c.126–c.200

Biographies:
None Available

Served: Han, Wei

Much admired, thousands of people died helping him flee. Aware of Cao Cao’s ambitions.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chang Chien (Yüan-chieh)
Simplified Chinese: 张俭 (元节)
Pronunciation: Zhang1 Jian3 (Yuan2jie2)
Cantonese (Yale): Jeung Gim (Yun-jit)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zoeng Gim (Jyun-zit)
Min-Nan: Thio Kiam (Goan-ciat)

Birthplace: Shanyang

Rank and Titles

Investigator of the Eastern Division; Eight Guides; Commandant of the Guards

Family and Relationships

Zhang Er (Ancestor); Zhang Cheng (Father)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 6

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May 13, 2014