Encyclopedia: Fan Neng

Fan Neng; Fan Nêng; 樊能

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Fan Neng 樊能

Lived: Unknown

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Served: Liu Yao

Served Liu Yao. Died after Sun Ce shouted at him in battle.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Fan Nêng
Simplified Chinese: 樊能
Cantonese (Yale): Faan Nang
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Faan Nang
Min-Nan: Hwan Leng

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 15

Fan Neng


Historic (Confirmed)

Sent by Liu Yao to guard the eastern bank of the Yagzi at Hengjiang, he and Yu Mi held off Yuan Shu’s officers Sun Ben and Wu Jing for more then a year. Yuan Shu then sent Sun Ce who took Niuzhu then started defeating Zhai Rong and Xie Li. Fan Neng countered by attacking Niuzhu but Sun Ce came back to drive him off, capturing “more than ten thousand” men and woman in the process.



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April 10, 2023