Biography (COB): Ding Feng

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Ding Feng (Chengyuan)Ding Feng (Chengyuan)
丁奉 (承淵)

Comprehensive Officer Biography
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Place of Birth: Anfeng County, Lu Jiang (Presently He Qui, An Hui Province)
Lifespan: AD 190 – 271 (81 Years)
Titles: General Who Eliminates the Bandits, Lord of An Feng, Great Minister of War

Ding Feng was known as a brave warrior and skilful strategist. In his youth, Ding Feng followed troops to fight on many occasions, and earned the reputation of the bravest man in the army.

Sun Quan appointed him as General Who Surpasses All Others and he was titled Lord of the Capital Precinct.

At the end of the Three Kingdoms era, Ding Feng led troops against Wei’s Zhuge Dan and was promoted to General Who Eliminates the Bandits and Lord of Anfeng.

After Sun Xiu succeeded the throne as Wu Emperor, Ding Feng aided the Emperor in assassinating the tyrant Sun Chen. For this he was promoted to Great General and District Guard of the Left and Right. He was also given the seal of Protector of Xu Zhou.

After Sun Xiu’s death, Ding Feng welcomed Sun Hao as the new Emperor along with some other officials. Sun Hao appointed him Great Minister of War and General of the left.

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Major Sources: Zhongguo Lishizhu – Professor T.Chen (1965 Peking)
annotations from Wu Jianxiang dachen nianbiao and Wu Li
Generals of the South – Rafe de Crespigny