Cao Cao Net Worth

Cao Cao was born in Bozhou, Anhui, China, Chinese, is Chinese warlord. Cao Cao, also known by the name Mengde, was a Chinese warlord who became very strong during the final years of the Eastern Han Dynasty. He served as the penultimate Chancellor of the dynasty and was widely regarded as one of the greatest Generals of the Han dynasty towards its end. After the Han dynasty lost its powers, the Three Kingdoms period was ushered in by the formation of the state of Wei. Cao Cao was a very prominent figure of that period and played a key role in laying the foundations for the state of Cao Wei. He was the adopted grandson of the favourite eunuch of the Imperial court and showed signs of aggression and cunningness from an early age. Even as an adolescent he was known to be sly and manipulative. He was made the Captain of Cavalry when the Yellow Turban Rebellion broke out and was assigned the task of suppressing the rebels which he did successfully. He proved to be a bold, shrewd and domineering leader who gradually rose to great powers. He was a skillful general and one of the most popular figures of Chinese legend. Regarded as a military genius, he was posthumously honoured as "Emperor Wu of Wei".
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Who is it? Chinese warlord
Birth Place Bozhou, Anhui, China, Chinese
Died On 15 March 220(220-03-15) (aged 64–65)\nLuoyang, Han Empire
Birth Sign Aries
Tenure 196–208
Successor Cao Pi
Burial 11 April 220 Cao Cao Mausoleum
Spouse Lady Ding Lady Bian Lady Liu + more than 12 others
Issue (among others) Cao Ang Cao Pi Cao Zhang Cao Zhi Cao Xiong Cao Yu Cao Chong Cao Jie
Full namePosthumous nameTemple name Full name Family name: Cáo (曹) Given name: Cāo (操) Courtesy name: Mèngdé (孟德) Nicknames: Jílì (吉利) Āmán (阿瞞) Posthumous name Emperor Wu (武帝) Temple name Taizu (太祖) Family name: Cáo (曹) Given name: Cāo (操) Courtesy name: Mèngdé (孟德) Nicknames: Jílì (吉利) Āmán (阿瞞) Emperor Wu (武帝)Taizu (太祖)
Father Cao Song
Chinese 曹操
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Hanyu Pinyin Cáo Cāo
Wade–Giles Ts'ao Ts'ao
IPA [tsʰȍu tsʰóu]
Suzhounese Záu Tshǎu
Yale Romanization Chòuh Chōu
Jyutping Cou Cou
Hokkien POJ Chô Chhò
Tâi-lô Tsô Tshau
Middle Chinese Dzaw Tsʰaw
Baxter–Sagart (2014) *N-tsˤu tsʰˤaw

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Biography/Timeline

1931

The "Father of Hong Kong cinema", Lai Man-Wai, played Cao Cao in The Witty Sorcerer, a 1931 comedy film based on the story of Zuo Ci playing tricks on Cao Cao. In the Shaw Brothers film The Weird Man, Cao Cao was seen in the beginning of the film with Zuo Ci. Zuo Ci was playing tricks on him by giving him a tangerine with no fruit inside. This was later referenced in another film titled Five Element Ninjas.

1949

After the Communists won the Chinese Civil War in 1949, many people in China began to believe that there were many similarities between Cao Cao and Mao Zedong. Because of this perceived similarity, propagandists began a long-term, sustained effort to improve the image of Cao Cao in Chinese popular culture. In 1959, Peng Dehuai wrote a letter to Mao, in which he compared himself to Zhang Fei: because of Mao's popular association with Cao, Peng's comparison implied that he had an intuitively confrontational relationship with Mao. Mao had the letter widely circulated in order to make Peng's attitude clear to other Party members, and proceeded to purge Peng, eventually ending Peng's career.

2009

On 27 December 2009, the Henan Provincial Cultural Heritage Bureau reported the discovery of Cao Cao's tomb in Xigaoxue Village, Anyang County, Henan. The tomb, covering an area of 740 square metres, was discovered in December 2008 when workers at a nearby kiln were digging for mud to make bricks. Its discovery was not reported and the local authorities knew of it only when they seized a stone tablet carrying the inscription 'King Wu of Wei' — Cao Cao's posthumous title — from grave Robbers who claimed to have stolen it from the tomb. Over the following year, archaeologists recovered more than 250 relics from the tomb. The remains of three persons — a man in his 60s, a woman in her 50s and another woman in her 20s — were also unearthed and are believed to be those of Cao Cao, one of his wives, and a servant.

2010

In 2010, the tomb became part of the fifth batch of Major Historical and Cultural Sites Protected at the National Level in China. As of December 2011, it has been announced that the local government in Anyang is constructing a museum on the original site of the tomb which will be named 'Cao Cao Mausoleum Museum' (曹操高陵博物馆).

2013

While waging military campaigns against his enemies, Cao Cao did not forget the bases of society – agriculture and education.

2018

Media reports from 2018 describe the tomb complex as having an outer rammed earth foundation, a spirit way, and structures on the east and south sides. Archaeologists have also noted that the tomb's exterior and perimeter appear to be deliberately left unmarked; there are neither structures above the ground around the tomb nor massive piles of debris in the vicinity. This indirectly confirms historical records that Cao Pi had ordered the monuments on the surface to be systematically dismantled to honour his father's wishes to be buried in a simple manner in a concealed location, as well as to prevent tomb Robbers from finding and looting the tomb.

2019

By 211, the situation in the south had stabilized and Cao Cao decided to crush his remaining enemies in the north. In Hanzhong commander, in the north of Yi province, Zhang Lu lived in revolt against the Han, running his own theocratic state. Cao Cao sent Zhong Yao with an army to force Zhang Lu’s surrender. A number of Warlords in Liang however united under Han Sui and Ma Chao to oppose Cao Cao, believing that his maneuvers against Zhang Lu were actually directed at them. Cao Cao personally led the army against this alliance. In the Battle of Tong Pass Cao Cao outmaneuvered the rebel army at every turn. The alliance shattered and many of the Leaders were killed. Cao Cao spent the next month or two hunting down some of the Leaders, many of whom surrendered to him. He then returned home and left Xiahou Yuan to clear up affairs in the region.