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Shuzhang Wu 庶長武

Oct 26, 2012 © Ulrich Theobald

"Militia General" Shuzhang Wu 庶長武, whose family name is not known, was a military commander in the state of Qin 秦 during the Spring and Autumn period 春秋 (770-5th cent. BCE). He served Duke Jing 秦景公 (r. 577-537).

In 562, he participated in the campaign against the state of Jin 晉 that had attacked the state of Zheng 鄭. The army of Jin was defeated in the battle of Li 櫟 (near modern Yongji 永濟, Shanxi).

Xiong Tieji 熊鐵基, Yang Youli 楊有禮, ed. (1994). Zhongguo diwang zaixiang cidian 中國帝王宰相辭典 (Wuhan: Hubei jiaoyu chubanshe), 408.