Gao Shun

200 - 199

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Gao Shun (pronunciation ) (died 7 February 199) was a military officer serving the warlord Lü Bu during the late Eastern Han dynasty of China. Although he only had 700 men under his command, his unit was nicknamed as the "camp crusher (or formation breaker)" (陷陣營) for its destructive charges. Gao came to be known as Lü Bu's most able commander. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gao Shun has received more than 55,472 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Gao Shun is the 398th most popular military personnel (down from 343rd in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from China (down from 238th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

Gao shun is a type of Chinese food that is made from rice and soy sauce. It is most famous for being served at funerals.

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Among military personnels, Gao Shun ranks 398 out of 1,466Before him are Richard Winters, Christian Wirth, Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Thomas the Slav, Alexander von Falkenhausen, and Josef Harpe. After him are Georg-Hans Reinhardt, Gustav Wagner, Ernst von Mansfeld, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Yoshiko Kawashima, and Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz.

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Among people born in 200, Gao Shun ranks 20Before him are Wei Yan, Artemidorus, Alexander of Aphrodisias, Claudius Aelianus, Zhang Jue, and Xiahou Yuan. After him are Artabanus IV of Parthia, Yu Jin, Paul of Samosata, Liu Zhang, Achilles Tatius, and Lucius Artorius Castus. Among people deceased in 199, Gao Shun ranks 4Before him are Lü Bu, Pope Victor I, and Yuan Shu. After him are Gongsun Zan and Suro of Geumgwan Gaya.

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Among people born in China, Gao Shun ranks 269 out of 1,186Before him are Zhang He (167), 12th Dalai Lama (1857), Ban Chao (32), Ching Shih (1775), Pu Songling (1640), and Emperor Gong of Song (1271). After him are Emperor Huan of Han (132), Zhu Wen (852), Taiichi Ohno (1912), Yoshiko Kawashima (1907), Sima Guang (1019), and Xun Yu (163).


Among military personnels born in China, Gao Shun ranks 28Before him are Cao Ren (168), Xiahou Yuan (200), Meng Tian (-250), Xu Huang (169), Zhang He (167), and Ban Chao (32). After him are Yoshiko Kawashima (1907), Yu Jin (200), Qi Jiguang (1527), Gongsun Zan (null), He Jin (135), and Huang Gai (145).