Encyclopedia: Zhang Nan

Zhang Nan (Wenjin); Chang Nan (Wên-chin); 張南 (文進)

You are here: [ Home –> Three Kingdoms History –> Encyclopedia –> Zhang Nan ]

Welcome to the Romance of the Three Kingdoms Encyclopedia
You are viewing the profile of Zhang Nan (張南), styled Wenjin (文進). “Commander of the vanguard against Wu, killed in the defeat that followed.” Zhang Nan was affiliated with and the Shu Kingdom. Return to the Three Kingdoms Encyclopedia to learn more or explore our Encyclopedia Directory to browse by kingdom or category.


Zhang Nan (Wenjin) 張南 (文進)

Lived: AD ?–222

None Available

Served: Shu

Commander of the vanguard against Wu, killed in the defeat that followed.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chang Nan (Wên-chin)
Simplified Chinese: 张南 (文进)
Pronunciation: Zhang1 Nan2 (Wen2jin4)
Cantonese (Yale): Jeung Naam (Man-jeun)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zoeng Naam (Man-zeon)

Rank and Titles

Grand Controller

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 8183, 84, 85

Sanguozhi: Shu 2, Shu 15, Wu 13

Zizhi tongjian: 69

Premium External Linkage

First class external must-reads. Enjoy!



Novel and History

Officers and Kingdoms

Literature and Language


May 13, 2014