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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 284,313 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Zhang He is the 401st most popular military personnel (down from 386th in 2019), the 259th most popular biography from China (up from 263rd in 2019) and the 23rd 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 401 out of 1,468Before him are Hermann Balck, Ubayd Allah ibn Ziyad, Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Walter Nowotny, Otto von Below, and Herbert Gille. After him are Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, François Achille Bazaine, Dmitry Pavlov, Viktor Kulikov, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Lü Meng.

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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 259 out of 1,392Before him are Tao Yuanming (365), Ban Chao (32), Emperor Zhezong (1076), Gong Li (1965), Wu Zixu (-526), and Fan Li (-500). After him are Emperor Huan of Han (132), Emperor Ping of Han (-9), Emperor Wenzong of Tang (809), Guan Zhong (-720), Han Yu (768), and Lü Meng (178).


Among military personnels born in China, Zhang He ranks 23Before him are Xiahou Dun (155), Wu Sangui (1612), Jiang Wei (202), Huang Zhong (148), Xiahou Yuan (200), and Ban Chao (32). After him are Lü Meng (178), Xu Huang (169), Gan Ning (175), Cao Ren (168), Yoshiko Kawashima (1907), and He Jin (135).