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surname Zhao / one of the seven states during the Warring States Period (476-220 BC) / the Former Zhao 前趙 (304-329) and Later Zhao 後趙 (319-350), states of the Sixteen Kingdoms
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to surpass (old)
Zhao Wei or Vicky Zhao (1976-), Chinese film star
Zhao Yun (-229), general of Shu in Romance of the Three Kingdoms
Zhao, one of the seven states during the Warring States Period of Chinese history (475-220 BC)
courtesy name of Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云, general of Shu in Romance of the Three Kingdoms
knight of the Zhao State / generic term for a knight-errant
Zhao Kuangyin, personal name of founding Song emperor Song Taizu 宋太祖 (927-976)
Later Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms (319-350)
Yan and Zhao, two of the Warring States in Hebei and Shanxi / beautiful women / women dancers and singers
lit. to besiege and rescue 趙|赵 (idiom) / fig. to relieve a besieged ally by attacking the home base of the besiegers
Yuen Ren Chao (1892-1982), Chinese-American linguist
Former Zhao of the Sixteen Kingdoms (304-329)
(neologism 2015) the Zhao family (derogatory term for those who hold power in the PRC)
Zhao Gou (1107-1187), personal name of the tenth Song Emperor Gaozong 宋高宗 (reigned 1127-1162)
army of Zhao 趙國|赵国 during the Warring States
lit. to return the jade annulus to Zhao (idiom); fig. to return something intact to its rightful owner
Song dynasty (960-1279) / used to distinguish it from 劉宋|刘宋 Song of Southern dynasties (420-479)
Zhao Leji (1957-), member of the Politburo Standing Committee and Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
Zhao Yi (1727-1814), Qing dynasty poet and historian, one of Three great poets of the Qianlong era 乾嘉三大家
Zhao Qi (-201 BC), early Han commentator on Mencius 孟子
Zhao County in Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄, Hebei
Zhaozhou Bridge over Xiao River 洨河 in Zhao county 趙縣|赵县, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, dating back to the Sui dynasty 隋代 (581-617) and the world's oldest extant stone arch bridge
Zhao Shuli (1906-1970), proletarian novelist
Zhao Ye, Han dynasty historian, author of History of the Southern States Wu and Yue 吳越春秋|吴越春秋
Zhao Gao (?-207 BC), one of the most vile, corrupt and powerful eunuchs in Chinese history, responsible for the fall of Qin Dynasty
King Huiwen of Zhao 趙國|赵国, reigned 298-266 BC during the Warring States Period
Yanzhao Metropolis Daily
Zhao Xuantan, God of Wealth in the Chinese folk tradition and Taoism
Zhao Erxun (1844-1927), modern historian, compiled the Draft History of the Qing dynasty 清史稿
Marshal Zhao, aka Zhao Gongming or Zhao Xuantan, God of Wealth in the Chinese folk tradition and Taoism
Zhao Zhongyao (1902-1998), Chinese pioneer nuclear physicist
anyone / Mr Average / any Tom, Dick or Harry
Zhao Gongming, God of Wealth in the Chinese folk tradition and Taoism
Zhao Ziyang (1919-2005), PRC reforming politician, general secretary of Chinese Communist Party 1987-1989, held under house arrest from 1989 to his death, and non-person since then
four proverbial names / Tom, Dick and Harry
Zhao Kuo (-260 BC), hapless general of Zhao 趙國|赵国, who famously led an army of 400,000 to total annihilation at battle of Changping 長平之戰|长平之战 in 260 BC / also called Ma Fuzi 馬服子|马服子
Zhao Benshan (1958-), universally known PRC TV comedian


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