Encyclopedia: Zhu Ran

Zhu Ran (Yifeng); Chu Jan (I-fêng); 朱然 (義封)

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Zhu Ran (Yifeng) 朱然 (義封)

Lived: AD 182–249


Served: Wu

Served Wu. Was the son of Zhu Zhi’s sister. Studied together with Sun Quan.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chu Jan (I-fêng)
Simplified Chinese: 朱然 (义封)
Pronunciation: Zhu1 Ran2 (Yi4feng1)
Cantonese (Yale): Jyu Yin (Yi-fung)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Zyu Jin (Ji-fung)

Rank and Titles

Governor of Danyang; General of Pian; Governor of Jiangling (AD 220); Marquis of Yong’an, General of Zhengbei (AD 222); General of Piaoji (229); Great General

Family and Relationships

Zhu Zhi (Uncle/Adoptive Father); Zhu Ji (Son)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically, he was not slain by Zhao Yun at Yiling.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 82, 84

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May 13, 2014