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Sun Deng

Sun Deng - RTKXII
Crown Prince of Eastern Wu
Born 209
Died 241 (aged 32)
Names
Simplified Chinese 孙登
Traditional Chinese 孫登
Pinyin Sūn Dēng
Wade–Giles Sun Teng
Style name Zigao (Chinese: 子高; pinyin:Zǐgāo; Wade–Giles: Tzu-kao)
Posthumous name Crown Prince Xuan (Chinese: 宣太子; pinyin: Xuān Tàizǐ; Wade–Giles: Hsüan T'ai-tzu)

Sun Deng (209–241), style name Zigao, was a crown prince of the state of Eastern Wu during the Three Kingdoms period. He was the eldest son of Sun Quan, the founding emperor of Wu. It is known that Sun Deng was both wise and virtuous, having all the makings of a great man. He studied the Classic of Changes, and was a poet and a musician.[1] However, Sun Deng was destined never to succeed his father because he died from illness at a relatively young age of 31. Sun Deng married Zhou Yu's daughter and they had three children: Sun Fan, Sun Ying, and Sun Xi. He was posthumously honoured as "Crown Prince Xuan".

Family[edit]Edit

Main article: Eastern Wu family trees

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