Encyclopedia: Ju Gu

Ju Gu; Chü Ku; 沮鵠

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Ju Gu 沮鵠

Lived: AD ?–204


Served: Yuan Shao, Yuan Shang

Maintained Handan. Defeated by Zhang Liao and shot while fleeing.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Chü Ku
Simplified Chinese: 沮鹄
Pronunciation: Ju3 Gu3

Birthplace: Julu

Other Names: Ju Hu

Name Notes: Appears in some Koei games, and a few other sources, as Ju Hu.

Family and Relationships

Ju Shou (Father); Ju Zong (Uncle)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 32

Sanguozhi: Wei 1

Zizhi tongjian: 64


Sanguo Yanyi

Ordered to maintain Handan as a distant auxiliary while Yuan Shang went to Pingyuan. Cao Cao advanced to Handan where Ju Gu came out to fight but was defeated in three bouts by Zhang Liao. Ju Gu fled but Zhang Liao pursued, killing the Yuan general with a bowshot.



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April 10, 2023