Encyclopedia: Cao Gan

Cao Gan; Ts‘ao Kan; 曹幹

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Cao Gan 曹幹

Lived: AD ?–261

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Served: Wei

Son of Cao Cao, contemplated revolt against Cao Rui.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ts‘ao Kan
Simplified Chinese: 曹干
Pronunciation: Cao2 Gan4
Cantonese (Yale): Chou Gon
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Cou Gon
Min-Nan: Co Kan

Rank and Titles

King of Zhao; Marquis of Gaoping (AD 215); Marquis of Lai (AD 217); Marquis of Hongnong (AD 218); Duke of Yan (AD 221); King of Hejian (AD 222); King of the Yuecheng (AD 224); King of Julu (AD 226); King of Zhao (AD 232)

Family and Relationships

Cao Cao (Father); Concubine Wang (Mother); Cao Ang, Cao Pi, Cao Zhang, Cao Zhi, Cao Xiong and 20 others (Brothers); Cao Rui (Nephew)

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April 10, 2023