Encyclopedia: Guo Sheng

Guo Sheng; Kuo Shêng; 郭勝

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Guo Sheng 郭勝

Lived: AD ?–189

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Served: Han

Warned close friend He Jin about Jian Shi’s plot. Killed by Yuan Shao and Cao Cao.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Kuo Shêng
Simplified Chinese: 郭胜
Cantonese (Yale): Gwok Sing
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Gwok Sing
Min-Nan: Kwee Sin

Other Names: Guo Mai, Lang Sheng

Name Notes: In the notes section of To Esablish Peace he is referenced with two names from different sources: 1) HHJ25 as Guo Mai; 2) Jiuzhou chunqiu as Lang Sheng.

Rank and Titles

Regular Attendant; Marquis

Family and Relationships

He Jin, Empress He (Fellow Country-man)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Didn’t kill Jian Shi
  • As a He Jin supporter would have been historically opposed to Zhang Rang and his faction.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 13

Search Results

The Ten Regular Attendants (or Twelve)
Date: 11/09     Replies: 27
The Emperor, or the Ten Attendants?
Date: 11/02     Replies: 16



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April 10, 2023