Encyclopedia: She Jian

She Jian (Wengu); Shê Chien; 射堅 (文固)

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She Jian (Wengu) 射堅 (文固)

Lived: Unlisted

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Served: Han, Liu Zhang, Shu

Of good repute, sacked during time of famine, went to Yi from Chang’an.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Shê Chien
Simplified Chinese: 射坚 (文固)
Pronunciation: She4 Jian1 (Wen2gu4)

Birthplace: Youfufeng

Rank and Titles

Gentleman at the Yellow Gates; Chief Clerk; Administrator of Guanghan; Administrator of Shu

Family and Relationships

She Fu (Grandfather); She Yuan (Brother)


Historic (Confirmed)

His brother was She Jian, style name, Wengu, was a Huangmen Shi Lang. At the beginning of the reign of Han Xian Di, there was lots of famine so he was dismissed from office. Together with his brother, She Yuan, they entered Shu and submitted to Liu Zhang. Liu Zhang made She Jian as Chang Shi. After Liu Bei took over, he made She Jian the Governor of Guang Han prefecture.

Liu Bei’s sgz



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April 10, 2023