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Zhao Qi (Binqing); Chao Ch‘i (Pin-ch‘ing)

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Zhao Qi (Binqing)

Lived: AD c.110–201

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Served: Han, Dong Zhuo, Liu Biao

Sent to bring peace between Yuan Shao and Gongsun Zan, he served in many positions.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chao Ch‘i (Pin-ch‘ing)
Simplified Chinese: Undefined

Birthplace: Jingzhao

Other Names: Zhang Jia, Taisheng, Taiqing

Name Notes: Was called Zhang Jia (Taisheng) but changed name and his style is also noted as Taiqing.

Rank and Titles

Magistrate in Hedong; Officer of Merit; Inspector of Bing; Consultant; Chief of Staff; Administrator of Anding; Administrator of Dunhuang; Consultant; Minister Coachman; Minister of Ceremonies

Family and Relationships

Lady Ma Qiang (Wife); Ma Rong (Father-in-law); Zhao Jian (Nephew); Zhao Xi (Cousin)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 7



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Literature and Language


May 13, 2014