Zhang Fei

167 - 221

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Zhang Fei (pronunciation ) (died July or August 221 AD), courtesy name Yide, was a military general serving under the warlord Liu Bei in the late Eastern Han dynasty and early Three Kingdoms period of China. Zhang Fei and Guan Yu, who were among the earliest to join Liu Bei, shared a brotherly relationship with their lord and accompanied him on most of his early exploits. Zhang Fei fought in various battles on Liu Bei's side, including the Red Cliffs campaign (208–209), takeover of Yi Province (212–214), and Hanzhong Campaign (217–218). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zhang Fei has received more than 594,899 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Zhang Fei is the 101st most popular military personnel (down from 89th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from China (down from 57th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

Zhang Fei is most famous for being one of the generals of the Kingdom of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms era.

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Among military personnels, Zhang Fei ranks 101 out of 1,466Before him are Stilicho, Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas, Hermann Hoth, Pancho Villa, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, and Subutai. After him are Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Theodor Eicke, Michael Wittmann, Vasily Chuikov, Klaus Barbie, and Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist.

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Among people born in 167, Zhang Fei ranks 1After him is Zhang He. Among people deceased in 221, Zhang Fei ranks 1After him are Lady Zhen and Yu Jin.

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Among people born in China, Zhang Fei ranks 60 out of 1,186Before him are Liu Shaoqi (1898), Jiaqing Emperor (1760), Emperor Gaozu of Tang (566), Gao Xingjian (1940), Guangxu Emperor (1871), and Padmasambhava (717). After him are Emperor Yao (-2324), Mahmud al-Kashgari (1029), Wanli Emperor (1563), Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (685), Jiang Qing (1914), and Emperor Gaozong of Tang (628).


Among military personnels born in China, Zhang Fei ranks 6Before him are Chiang Kai-shek (1887), Cao Cao (155), Guan Yu (162), Lü Bu (161), and Zhao Yun (168). After him are Sun Ce (175), Dong Zhuo (139), Zhou Yu (175), Sun Jian (155), Yue Fei (1142), and Zhang Liao (169).