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Huan Jie


Huan Jie

Huan Jie
Official of Cao Wei
Born (Unknown)
Died (Unknown)
Traditional Chinese 桓階
Simplified Chinese 桓阶
Pinyin Huán Jiē
Wade–Giles Huan Chieh
Courtesy name Boxu (traditional Chinese: 伯緒; simplified Chinese: 伯绪; Wade–Giles: Po-hsü)
Posthumous name Marquis Zhen (traditional Chinese: 貞侯; simplified Chinese: 贞侯; Wade–Giles: Chen Hou)

Huan Jie (birth and death dates unknown), courtesy name Boxu, was a government official who lived in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and who later came to serve in the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period.


Huan Jie was a native of Changsha. He served under the warlords Sun Jian, Zhang Xian (張羨), Liu Biao, and Cao Cao.

He formerly served under Sun Jian and acted as an envoy when the hostage Huang Zu was exchanged for the return of the corpse of Sun Jian. Huan Jie was later invited to serve under Cao Cao, where he became the best of Xiahou Shang in Cao's court. Huan Jie was a strong ally of Meng Da. Huan Jie was instrumental in helping Cao Pi become emperor.

Appointments and titles held

  • Filial and Incorrupt (孝廉) - nominated candidate to be a Gentleman Cadet (郎)
  • Gentleman of the Imperial Secretariat (尚書郎)
  • Assistant Officer Libationer (從事祭酒)
  • Registrar in the Chancellor's Office (丞相掾主簿)
  • Administrator of Zhao Commandery (趙郡太守)
  • Rapid as Tigers General of the Household (虎賁中郎將)
  • Palace Attendant (侍中)
  • Chief Imperial
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