Zhang He

167 - 231

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Zhang He (pronunciation ) (died July or August 231), courtesy name Junyi, was a military general serving under the warlord Cao Cao in the late Eastern Han dynasty of China. He continued serving in the state of Cao Wei under its first two rulers, Cao Pi and Cao Rui, during the Three Kingdoms period until his death. Zhang He began his career under Han Fu, the governor of Ji Province, in the 180s when he joined the Han imperial forces in suppressing the Yellow Turban Rebellion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zhang He has received more than 239,018 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Zhang He is the 386th most popular military personnel (down from 301st in 2019), the 263rd most popular biography from China (down from 206th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Chinese Military Personnel.

Zhang He was a military general and strategist for Cao Cao during the late Eastern Han dynasty and Three Kingdoms period of China. He is best known for his victory over Lü Bu in the Battle of Xiapi, and for being one of the Five Tiger Generals under Cao Cao.

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Among military personnels, Zhang He ranks 386 out of 1,466Before him are Alexander Samsonov, Hermann Balck, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, Reinhard Scheer, and Georg von Frundsberg. After him are Leopold Joseph von Daun, Harold Lowe, Herbert Gille, George Maniakes, Ban Chao, and Richard Winters.

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Among people born in 167, Zhang He ranks 2Before him is Zhang Fei.  Among people deceased in 231, Zhang He ranks 1After him is Pope Demetrius I of Alexandria.

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Among people born in China, Zhang He ranks 263 out of 1,186Before him are Princess Taiping (665), Guan Zhong (-720), Wu Zixu (-526), Ma Teng (156), Pujie (1907), and Zu Chongzhi (429). After him are 12th Dalai Lama (1857), Ban Chao (32), Ching Shih (1775), Pu Songling (1640), Emperor Gong of Song (1271), and Gao Shun (200).


Among military personnels born in China, Zhang He ranks 26Before him are Lü Meng (178), Gan Ning (175), Cao Ren (168), Xiahou Yuan (200), Meng Tian (-250), and Xu Huang (169). After him are Ban Chao (32), Gao Shun (200), Yoshiko Kawashima (1907), Yu Jin (200), Qi Jiguang (1527), and Gongsun Zan (null).