Sun Li
孫禮
Minister of Works (司空)
In office
6 February 250 (6 February 250) – December 250 or January 251 (December 250 or January 251)
MonarchCao Fang
Preceded byWang Ling
Succeeded bySima Fu
Colonel-Director of Retainers (司隸校尉)
In office
? (?) – 6 February 250 (6 February 250)
MonarchCao Fang
Preceded byBi Gui
General of Inspiring Martial Might
(振武將軍)
In office
? (?)–? (?)
MonarchCao Fang
Inspector of Bing Province (并州刺史)
In office
? (?)–? (?)
MonarchCao Fang
Colonel of the City Gates (城門校尉)
In office
? (?)–? (?)
MonarchCao Fang
Governor of Ji Province (冀州牧)
In office
? (?)–? (?)
MonarchCao Fang
Inspector of Jing Province (荊州刺史)
In office
? (?)–? (?)
MonarchCao Fang
Minister Steward (少府)
In office
? (?)–? (?)
MonarchCao Fang
Personal details
BornUnknown
Rongcheng County, Hebei
DiedDecember 250 or January 251[a]
OccupationMilitary general, politician
Courtesy nameDeda (德達)
Posthumous nameMarquis Jing (景侯)
PeerageMarquis of Dali Village
(大利亭侯)

Sun Li (died December 250 or January 251),[a] courtesy name Deda, was a Chinese military general and politician of the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period of China. He was from Rongcheng County, Zhuo Commandery, which is present-day Rongcheng County, Hebei. He was known for being generous, loyal and brave.

Later, regent of Wei named Cao Shuang giving Sun Li the rank of regional inspector (刺史) of Yang Zhou prvince (揚州) which located on northern Anhui and Jiangsu.[2] Sun Li also bestowed with the title of General putting down the waves (伏波將軍) and Marquis within the Passes (關內侯).[2]

Later, Wu general named Quan Cong (全琮) invaded the region and prompted Sun Li to be sent to defend the area, where he meet Quan Cong in the battle of Shapo (芍陂).[2] Sun Li managed to repel Quan Cong and prmoted as Chamberlain for the Palace Revenues (少府) and was made regional governor (牧) of the province of Jizhou (冀州) which are in modern time Shanxi.[2]

After the Incident at the Gaoping Tombs which resulted in the execution of Cao Shuang, Sima Yi appointed Sun Li as metropolitan commandant and further giving him the honorific title of Minister of Works (司空) and Neighbourhood Marquis of Dali (大利亭侯).[2]

After his death, Sun Li were given a posthumous title as Marquis Jing (大利景侯).

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Notes

  1. ^ a b Cao Fang's biography in the Sanguozhi recorded that Sun Li died in the 11th month of the 2nd year of the Jiaping era of Cao Fang's reign.[1] This month corresponds to 11 December 250 to 9 January 251 in the Gregorian calendar.

References

  1. ^ ([嘉平二年]十一月,司空孫禮薨。) Sanguozhi vol. 4.
  2. ^ a b c d e Theobald, Ulrich (2000). "Sun Li 孫禮". ChinaKnowledge.de - An Encyclopaedia on Chinese History, Literature and Art. University of Tübingen, Germany: Ulrich Theobald. Retrieved 11 January 2022.