Encyclopedia: Cheng Pu

Cheng Pu (Demou); Ch‘êng P‘u (Tê-mou); 程普 (德謀)

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Cheng Pu (Demou) 程普 (德謀)

Lived: AD ?–c.210


Served: Wu

Served three generations of the Sun family. From Tuyin in Youbeiping.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Ch‘êng P‘u (Tê-mou)
Simplified Chinese: 程普 (德谋)
Pronunciation: Cheng2 Pu3 (De2mou2Pronunciation
Cantonese (Yale): Ching Pou (Dak-mau)
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Cing Pou (Dak-mau)
Min-Nan: Thia Pouw (Tek-bouw)

Birthplace: Tuying, Youbeiping
(Presently Fengrun in Hebei Province)

Other Names: Chen Pu

Name Notes: Incorrectly referred to as ‘Chen Pu’ once in some Brewitt-Taylor translations.

Rank and Titles

Chief Commandant of the Wu Commandery; Chief Commandant of Danyang; General of the Inner Guard Who Destroys the Bandits; Grand Administrator of Lingling; Right Chief Commander; Major-General; Grand Administrator of Jiangxia; Grand Administrator of Nanjun; Grand Administrator of Jiangxia; General Who Terrifies Criminals

Family and Relationships

Cheng Zi (Son)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • The ‘Magnificent Five of Wu’ is a fan creation with no historical basis. Cheng Pu was not a part of any such group.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 57, 15, 29, 39, 44, 45, 4953, 56, 67, 75

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April 10, 2023