Ma Zhong (Shu Han)

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Ma Zhong
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General of Shu Han
Born (Unknown)
Died 249
Traditional Chinese 馬忠
Simplified Chinese 马忠
Pinyin Mǎ Zhōng
Wade–Giles Ma Chung
Courtesy name Dexin (Chinese: 德信; pinyin: Déxìn; Wade–Giles: Te-hsin)
Other names Hu Du (traditional Chinese: 狐篤; simplified Chinese: 狐笃; pinyin: Hú Dú; Wade–Giles: Hu Tu)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ma.

Ma Zhong (died 249), courtesy name Dexin, also known as Hu Du after adoption, was a general of the state of Shu Han during the Three Kingdoms period. He had two sons: Ma Xiu (馬脩) and Ma Hui (馬恢). Ma Hui's son, Ma Yi (馬義), served as the Administrator of Jianning during the Jin Dynasty.

Appointments and titles held[edit]

  • Filial and Incorrupt (孝廉) - nominated candidate to be a Gentleman Cadet (郎)
  • Chief of Hanchang (漢昌長)
  • Administrator of Zangke (牂牁太守)
  • Army Adviser under the Chancellor (丞相參軍)
  • Assistant Officer in Headquarters Office (治中從事)
  • Army Inspector and General Who Inspires Might (監軍奮威將軍)
  • Marquis of Boyang Village (博陽亭侯)
  • General Who Pacifies the South (安南將軍)
  • Marquis of Pengxiang Village (彭鄉亭侯)
  • Senior General Who Guards the South (鎮南大將軍)

See also[edit]