Chen Tai

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Chen Tai
General of Cao Wei
Born (Unknown)
Died 260[1]
Names
Traditional Chinese 陳泰
Simplified Chinese 陈泰
Pinyin Chén Tài
Wade–Giles Ch'en T'ai
Courtesy name Xuanbo (Chinese: 玄伯; pinyin: Xuánbó; Wade–Giles: Hsüan-po)
Posthumous name Marquis Mu (Chinese: 穆侯; pinyin: Mù Hóu; Wade–Giles: Mu Hou)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chen.

Chen Tai (died 260),[1] courtesy name Xuanbo, was a military general and politician of the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period. He was the son of Chen Qun. Chen Tai was very knowledgeable in the art of war, and so led his men as if they were his own children. When Sima Shi began abusing his power, and the emperor Cao Mao died under very suspicious circumstances, Chen Tai expressed his deep loyalty to Wei by honouring their deaths through wearing a mourning dress to the court. Chen Tai was also the minister of letters of Wei.

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  1. ^ a b Chen Tai's biography in Records of the Three Kingdoms mentioned that he died in the 1st year of the Jingyuan era (260-264) in Cao Huan's reign. (景元元年薨,追贈司空。謚曰穆侯。)