Encyclopedia: Supuyan

Supuyan; Sup‘uyen; 蘇僕延

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Supuyan 蘇僕延

Lived: AD ?–207

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Served: Wuhuan

Served the Wuhuan with Tadun. Aided Yuan Shang. Executed by Gongsun Kang.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Sup‘uyen
Simplified Chinese: 苏僕延
Cantonese (Yale): Soubukyin
Cantonese (Jyutpin): Soubukjin

Other Names: 速仆丸, Supuwan

Name Notes: Known as 速仆丸 (Supuwan) in SGZ Wei 1.

Family and Relationships

Tadun (Countryman)

Literary Appearances

Sanguozhi: Wei 1, Wei 30

Hou Han shu: 90

Zizhi tongjian: 56, 63


Historic (Confirmed)

Supuyan served Wuhuan along with Tadun. Having been defeated by Yuan Shao, the Wuhuan served him loyally. With commands among the Wuhuan Supuyan and Tadan assisted the brothers Yuan Shang and Yuan Tan in their defense against Cao Cao with cavalry. Cao Cao marched deep into Wuhuan territory with Zhang Liao serving as his vanguard. In the Battle of Mount Bolang they were defeated and Tadun was beheaded. After their defeat Yuan Shang, Yuan Xi and Supuyan fled to Gongsun Kang, who feigned an interest in helping them. After they arrived he had them beheaded to gain favor with Cao Cao.



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April 10, 2023