Served in Wei after Cao Cao defeated Lü Bu. Close friend of Guan Yu.
Wade-Giles: Chang Liao (Wên-yüan)
Simplified Chinese: 张辽 (文远)
Pronunciation: Zhang1 Liao2 (Wen2yuan3)
Cantonese (Yale): Jeung Liu (Man-yun)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zoeng Liu (Man-jyun)
Min-Nan: Thio Liauw (Bun-wan)
Birthplace: Mayi County, Yanmen Commandery
(Presently Su County in Shanxi Province)
Rank and Titles
Commander of the Moving Riders (Qianqi Duwei); General of the Gentleman of the Household; Marquis (Guan Nie Hou); Assistant Moving General; Zhong Jian Jiang Jun; General Who Vanquishes Bandits; Marquis of a Chief Commune; General Who Conquers the East; General of the Van; Marquis of Jinyang
Groups and Associations
Family and Relationships
Fact vs. Fiction
Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction
- Died of illness, not a shot to the groin.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 11, 12, 16–21, 23–28, 30–33, 40, 42, 46, 48–50, 53, 58, 67, 68, 85, 86, 98
- Xu Huang vs Zhang Liao
- Zhang He Equal of Zhang Liao and Xu Haung?
- Zhang Liao: Great Guy, Brave, Charismatic… but Smart?
- Zhang Liao, Gan Ning, and Zhu Ran.
- Zhang Liao’s Reputation
- Guan Yu, Zhang Liao and Xu Huang
- Zhang Liao SGYY Bio
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