Wang Su

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Wang Su
Politician of Cao Wei
Born 195[citation needed]
Died 256[1] (aged 61)
Traditional Chinese 王肅
Simplified Chinese 王肃
Pinyin Wáng Sù
Wade–Giles Wang Su
Courtesy name Ziyong (Chinese: 子雍; pinyin: Zǐyōng; Wade–Giles: Tzu-yung)
Posthumous name Marquis Jing (Chinese: 景侯; pinyin: Jǐng Hóu; Wade–Giles: Ching Hou)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wang.

Wang Su (195-256), courtesy name Ziyong, was a politician in the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period. He was the son of Wang Lang and the father Wang Yuanji. When Guanqiu Jian started a rebellion in Shouchun, Wang Su advised Sima Shi to lower the rebels' morale by treating their families with respect. Following that, Wang Su entreated Cao Mao to allow Sima Zhao to succeed Sima Shi as regent of Wei.

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  1. ^ Wang Su's biography in Records of the Three Kingdoms mentioned that he died in the 1st year of the Ganlu era (256-260) in Cao Mao's reign. (甘露元年薨, ...)