Encyclopedia: Li Ru

Li Ru; Li Ju; 李儒

You are here: [ Home –> Three Kingdoms History –> Encyclopedia –> Li Ru ]

Welcome to the Romance of the Three Kingdoms Encyclopedia
You are viewing the profile of Li Ru (李儒). “Served Dong Zhuo as an advisor. Died with his lord’s ambitions.” Li Ru was affiliated with and Dong Zhuo. Return to the Three Kingdoms Encyclopedia to learn more or explore our Encyclopedia Directory to browse by kingdom or category.


Li Ru 李儒

Lived: Unlisted


Served: Dong Zhuo

Served Dong Zhuo as an advisor. Died with his lord’s ambitions.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Li Ju
Simplified Chinese: 李儒
Pronunciation: Li3 Ru2  Pronunciation
Cantonese (Yale): Lei Yu
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Lei Jyu
Min-Nan: Li Ji

Rank and Titles

Prefect of the Gentlemen of the Palace

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Did not have Lady Tang strangled. [HHS:10B]

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 38, 9

Search Results

Li Ru—Loyal or a Slimy Rat?
Date: 07/02     Replies: 18


Sima Hui and Morg’s Li Ru SGYY Bio!
Date: 08/04     Replies: 5



Novel and History

Officers and Kingdoms

Literature and Language


April 10, 2023