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Ma Yuan
Statue of Ma Yuan on Mount Fubo, Guilin
Born 14 BC
Xingping, Shaanxi
Died 49 AD (aged 63)
Other names Wenyuan (文淵)
Marquis Zhongcheng (忠成侯)
Occupation Military general, politician
  • Ma Liao
  • Ma Fang
  • Ma Guang
  • Ma Keqing
  • Ma Jiang
  • Empress Ma
  • three other daughters
  • Ma Zhong (father)
  • Ma Kuang (brother)
  • Ma Yu (brother)
  • Ma Yuan (brother)
  • Lady Ma (sister)

Ma Yuan (Chinese: 馬援; 14 BC – 49 AD), courtesy name Wenyuan, also known by his official title Fubo Jiangjun (伏波将军; "General who Calms the Waves"), was a Chinese military general and politician of the Eastern Han dynasty. He played a prominent role in defeating the Trung sisters' rebellion. He was a descendant of the Warring States period general Zhao She.

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