Encyclopedia: Dong Chong

Dong Chong; Tung Ch‘ung; 董重

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Dong Chong 董重

Lived: AD ?–189

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Served: Han

Served Han as General of the Flying Cavalry. Lady Dong’s brother.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Tung Ch‘ung
Simplified Chinese: 董重
Pronunciation: Dong3 Chong2

Birthplace: Hejian

Other Names: Dong Zhong

Name Notes: Is also known as Dong Zhong in the ZZTJ.

Rank and Titles

General of the Gentleman of the Household for All Purposes; Commandant of the Palace Guard; Marquis of Tiao; General of Agile Cavalry

Family and Relationships

Dong Chong (Father); Dong Chong (Brother); Empress Dowager Dong (Sister); Emperor Ling [Liu Hong] (Cousin)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 2



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April 10, 2023