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Xu Huang

169 - 227

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Xu Huang (pronunciation ) (died 227), courtesy name Gongming, was a Chinese military general serving under the warlord Cao Cao in the late Eastern Han dynasty of China. He later served in the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period under the first two rulers, Cao Pi and Cao Rui, before his death at the start of Cao Rui's reign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Xu Huang has received more than 144,026 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Xu Huang is the 413th most popular military personnel (down from 354th in 2019), the 268th most popular biography from China (down from 245th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

Xu huang is most famous for being the God of War in Chinese mythology.

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Among military personnels, Xu Huang ranks 413 out of 1,468Before him are Imru' al-Qais, Johannes Frießner, Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria, Alexander von Falkenhausen, Heinrich von Vietinghoff, and Günther Lütjens. After him are Alfred von Waldersee, Uqba ibn Nafi, Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, Gan Ning, Mitsuru Ushijima, and Karl Silberbauer.

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Among people born in 169, Xu Huang ranks 2Before him is Zhang Liao. After him is Empress Jingū. Among people deceased in 227, Xu Huang ranks 1After him is Sansang of Goguryeo.

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Among people born in China, Xu Huang ranks 268 out of 1,392Before him are Emperor Wenzong of Tang (809), Guan Zhong (-720), Han Yu (768), Lü Meng (178), Emperor Duzong (1240), and Taiichi Ohno (1912). After him are Gan Ning (175), Emperor Ai of Han (-27), Lu Su (172), Sima Shi (208), Emperor Wuzong of Tang (814), and Cao Ren (168).


Among military personnels born in China, Xu Huang ranks 25Before him are Jiang Wei (202), Huang Zhong (148), Xiahou Yuan (200), Ban Chao (32), Zhang He (167), and Lü Meng (178). After him are Gan Ning (175), Cao Ren (168), Yoshiko Kawashima (1907), He Jin (135), Yu Jin (200), and Gongsun Zan (null).