Dou Gu

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Dou.

Dou Gu (Chinese: 窦固; Wade–Giles: Tou Ku; died 88 AD), born in Xianyang, was an Eastern Han general who fought in the Battle of Yiwulu in 73. Shortly after the battle, Dou Gu sent two of his generals, Ban Chao and Guo Xun, on a diplomatic expedition to the Western Regions.

References[edit]

  • Fan Ye et al., Hou Hanshu. Beijing: Zhonghua Shuju, 1965.
  • Sima Guang, comp. Zizhi Tongjian. Beijing: Zhonghua Shuju, 1956.