Cao Zhen

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Cao Zhen (died April or May 231), courtesy name Zidan, was a military general of the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period of China. He was an adopted son of Cao Cao, a warlord who rose to power in the late Eastern Han dynasty and laid the foundation for Wei. After Cao Cao's death and the end of the Eastern Han dynasty, Cao Zhen served under Cao Pi and Cao Rui, the first two emperors of Wei. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cao Zhen has received more than 96,973 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Cao Zhen is the 417th most popular military personnel (down from 414th in 2019).

Cao Zhen was a military general who served under the Jin Dynasty. He is most famous for his victory over the invading Xiongnu tribes in the Battle of Yanmen Pass.

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Among military personnels, Cao Zhen ranks 417 out of 1,466Before him are Honda Tadakatsu, Raymond A. Spruance, Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Vasily Arkhipov, Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, and Levin August von Bennigsen. After him are Albrecht Mertz von Quirnheim, Albert Pike, James Paul Moody, Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, Arthur III, Duke of Brittany, and Jan Kubiš.

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Among people born in 185, Cao Zhen ranks 2Before him is Origen.

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