Encyclopedia: Lu Xun

Lu Xun (Boyan); Lu Hsün (Po-yen); 陸遜 (伯言)

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Lu Xun (Boyan) 陸遜 (伯言)

Lived: AD 183–245


Served: Wu

Famous and brilliant Wu commander that defeated Liu Bei at Yiling.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Lu Hsün (Po-yen)
Simplified Chinese: 陆逊 (伯言)
Pronunciation: Lu2 Xun4 (Bo2yan2Pronunciation
Min-Nan: Lu Sun (Pek-gan)

Birthplace: Wu County, Wu Commandery
(Presently Su Zhou in Jiang Su Province)

Other Names: Lu Yi

Name Notes: Originally named Lu Yi (陸議).

Rank and Titles

Colonel Who Settles Majesty; Company Commander of the Right Guard; Lieutenant-General, Inspector of the Right Division; Governor of Yidu; Lieutenant-General Who Pacifies the Borders, Marquis of Huating; Right Commissioner of the Army, General Who Subdues the West, Marquis of Lou; Chief Controller (AD 222); General Who Upholds the State, Governor of Jing Province, Marquis of Jiangling; Grand Chief Controller (AD 228); Commander-in-Chief of the First Army, Right General, Chief Commissioner (AD 229); Prime Minister (AD 244); Marquis of Brilliance (posthumous)

Family and Relationships

Lu Yu (Grandfather); Lu Jun (Father); Lu Kang (Granduncle); Lu Kang (Son); Lu Mao (Brother); Gu Tan, Gu Cheng, Yao Xin (Nephews)

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 38, 44, 49, 50, 53, 68, 75, 8387, 9698, 102, 103, 108, 119

Sanguozhi: Wu 13

Search Results

Who is Best Strategist? Sima Yi, Lu Xun, or Zhuge Liang?
Date: 08/10     Replies: 123
Wu’s Greatest Commander: Zhou Yu, Lu Meng or Lu Xun?
Date: 04/08     Replies: 91
Who Was Better: Lu Xun or Zhuge Ke?
Date: 12/07     Replies: 15
Who Was Best: Zhuge Liang, Lu Xun, or Sima Yi?
Date: 11/07     Replies: 90
Lü Meng or Lu Xun: Who Gets Credit for Taking Jing?
Date: 09/07     Replies: 24
Lu Xun’s Name Change and Marriage—a Theory
Date: 06/07     Replies: 11
Prime Minister Zhuge Liang, Sima Yi or Lu Xun?
Date: 02/07     Replies: 119
Lu Xun: More Information?
Date: 09/05     Replies: 20
Lu Bu and Lu Xun?
Date: 01/03     Replies: 26
Zhou Yu or Lu Xun: Who is Best?
Date: 10/02     Replies: 161


Lu Xun’s Bio—a Preview, and Some Questions
Date: 12/03     Replies: 23



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February 17, 2023