Lü Ju (died 12 November 256),[a] courtesy name Shiyi, was a military general of the state of Eastern Wu during the Three Kingdoms period of China. He was the second son of Lü Fan, a general who served under Sun Quan, the founding emperor of Wu. In 252, following Sun Quan's death, Wu's rival state, Wei, sent an army to invade Wu, leading to the Battle of Dongxing. Lü Ju participated in the battle alongside the Wu regent Zhuge Ke and general Ding Feng, and defeated the enemy. In 256, he got into conflict with the Wu regent Sun Chen and committed suicide after being cornered by the latter's forces.
|General of Agile Cavalry (驃騎將軍)|
253 – 12 November 256
|General of the Right (右將軍)|
252 – 253
|Died||[a]12 November 256|
|Courtesy name||Shiyi (世議)|
|Peerage||Marquis of Wanling (宛陵侯)|
- Sun Liang's biography in the Sanguozhi recorded that Lü Ju was captured and executed on the xinhai day of the 10th month of the 1st year of the Taiping era of Sun Liang's reign. This date corresponds to 12 November 256 in the Gregorian calendar.
- ([太平元年十月]辛亥，獲呂據於新州。) Sanguozhi vol. 48.
- Chen, Shou (3rd century). Records of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguozhi).
- Pei, Songzhi (5th century). Annotations to Records of the Three Kingdoms (Sanguozhi zhu).
- Sima, Guang (1084). Zizhi Tongjian.
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