Mao Jie

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Mao Jie
Official of Cao Cao
Born (Unknown)
Died 216
Traditional Chinese 毛玠
Simplified Chinese 毛玠
Pinyin Máo Jiè
Wade–Giles Mao Chieh
Courtesy name Xiaoxian (Chinese: 孝先; pinyin: Xiàoxiān; Wade–Giles: Hsiao-hsien)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Mao.

Mao Jie (died 216), courtesy name Xiaoxian, was an official serving under the warlord Cao Cao in the late Eastern Han Dynasty. He was from Pingqiu County, in Chenliu Commandery (east of present-day Fengqiu County, Henan). On the recommendation of Man Chong, Mao Jie joined Cao Cao. Mao Jie was very skilled when it came to domestic policies promoting the prioritisation of agriculture.

Appointments and titles held[edit]

  • Assistant Officer in the Headquarters Office of Yan Province (兗州治中從事)
  • Officer of Merit (幕府功曹)
  • Official in the East Bureau (司空東曹掾) under the Excellency of Works Cao Cao
  • Right Military Advisor (丞相右軍師) to the Chancellor Cao Cao
  • Deputy Director of the Imperial Secretariat (尚書僕射)

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