Encyclopedia: Dong Zhao

Dong Zhao (Gongren); Tung Chao (Kung-jên); 董昭 (公仁)

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Dong Zhao (Gongren) 董昭 (公仁)

Lived: AD 156–236

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Served: Han, Yuan Shao, Zhang Yang, Wei

Served Han then Wei. Advised Cao Cao to move the capital to Xuchang.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Tung Chao (Kung-jên)
Simplified Chinese: 董昭 (公仁)
Pronunciation: Dong3 Zhao1 (Gong1ren2)
Min-Nan: Tang Ciauw (Kong-jin)

Birthplace: Dingtao in Jiyin

Rank and Titles

County Magistrate in Julu; County Magistrate in Zhao; Administrator of Wei; Commandant of Cavalry; Consultant; Intendant of Henan; Governor of Xu; Administrator of Wei; Counsellor Remonstrant; Court Architect; Minister Herald; Palace Attendant

Family and Relationships

Dong Fang (Younger Brother)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 14, 61, 76

Sanguozhi: Wei 14

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April 10, 2023