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Zhang Rang; Chang Jang; 張讓

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Zhang Rang 張讓

Lived: AD ?–189


Served: Han

Most influential of the Ten Regular Attendants. Drowned himself to avoid capture.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chang Jang
Simplified Chinese: 张让
Pronunciation: Zhang1 Rang4
Cantonese (Yale): Jeung Yeung
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zoeng Joeng
Min-Nan: Thio Jiang

Birthplace: Yingchuan

Rank and Titles

Junior Attendant of the Yellow Gates; Regular Palace Attendant

Family and Relationships

Zhang Shuo (Younger Brother)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Zhang Rang’s faction historically included eleven other members who likely vary slightly from the ten mentioned in the novel. ZZTJ: “In the sixth month Zhang Rang and eleven other Regular Palace Attendants were enfeoffed as full marquises for their good work during the campaign against Zhang Jue.”

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 13, 115

Search Results

The Ten Regular Attendants (or Twelve)
Date: 11/09     Replies: 26
The Emperor, or the Ten Attendants?
Date: 11/02     Replies: 15



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May 13, 2014