Encyclopedia: Cen Zhi

Cen Zhi (Gongxiao); Ts‘ên Chih (Kung-hsiao); 岑桎 (公孝)

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Cen Zhi (Gongxiao) 岑桎 (公孝)

Lived: Unknown

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Served: Han

One of the Eight Paragons of Jiangxia. From Nanyang.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ts‘ên Chih (Kung-hsiao)
Simplified Chinese: 岑桎 (公孝)
Cantonese (Yale): Sam Jat (Gung-haau)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Sam Zat (Gung-haau)

Birthplace: Nanyang

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April 10, 2023