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Huang Chengyan was a scholar from Longzhong commandery during the late Han Dynasty period of Chinese history.
Huang's wife was the sister of Lady Cai (wife of the warlord Liu Biao) and Cai Mao (a naval admiral serving under Liu Biao). Huang had a daughter, popularly known as Huang Yueying, who married the Shu Han chancellor Zhuge Liang.
In Luo Guanzhong's historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, during the Battle of Xiaoting, Huang Chengyan guided the Eastern Wu general Lu Xun out of Zhuge Liang's Stone Sentinel Maze.