Encyclopedia: Zhang Yun

Zhang Yun; Chang Yün; 張允

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Zhang Yun 張允

Lived: AD ?–208

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Served: Liu Biao, Wei

Surrendered to Cao Cao with Cai Mao. Served as Cao’s Vice Admiral at Chibi.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chang Yün
Simplified Chinese: 张允
Pronunciation: Zhang1 Yun3
Cantonese (Yale): Jeung Wan
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zoeng Wan
Min-Nan: Thio Un

Birthplace: Nanyang

Family and Relationships

Lady Cai (Aunt)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically, there is little evidence of him having been executed by Cao Cao.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 40, 41, 45

Zizhi tongjian: 65



Novel and History

Officers and Kingdoms

Literature and Language


May 13, 2014