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Xiahou Dun

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Xiahou Dun
Died13 June 220
Occupation(s)Military General, politician
Xiahou Dun
Traditional Chinese夏侯惇
Simplified Chinese夏侯惇
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Xiahou.

Xiahou Dun (Chinese: 夏侯惇; ? – 220), was a Chinese military general and politician serving under the warlord Cao Cao and Cao Pi during the late Eastern Han dynasty of China.

He was a siblings of Cao Cao, he killed a man that insult his teacher when he was 13 years old.

He joined Cao Cao's army when early life, and battle against Dong Zhuo, Lü Bu. His left eye was shot by enemy, and given the nickname "One-eyed Xiahou".

Although he join the battles, he also as a politician to solve the dam problem.[1]

When Cao Cao as The King of Wei, his status almost equal with Cao Cao, and gave a statement to support Cao Wei. After Cao Cao’s death, he became Great General until his death.


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  • 《Record of the Three Kingdoms》
  1. (復領陳留、濟陰太守,加建武將軍,封高安鄉侯。時大旱,蝗蟲起,惇乃斷太壽水作陂,身自負土,率將士勸種稻,民賴其利。轉領河南尹。) Sanguozhi vol. 9.