Encyclopedia: Guan Ping

Guan Ping; Kuan P‘ing; 關平

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Guan Ping 關平

Lived: AD 178–219


Served: Shu

Served Shu. Guan Yu’s son (adopted in novel). Executed with Guan Yu by Sun Quan.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Kuan P‘ing
Simplified Chinese: 关平
Pronunciation: Guan1 Ping2  Pronunciation
Min-Nan: Kwan Peng

Birthplace: Hedong

Family and Relationships

Guan Yu (Father); Guan Xing, Guan Suo ƒ (Brothers); Lady Guan [Yinping] ƒ (Sister)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Guan Ping was Guan Yu’s biological child, and not an adopted son.
  • Historically executed by Lü Meng.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 28, 31, 39, 49, 57, 60, 62, 63, 65, 66, 7376, 77, 78

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February 17, 2023