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Ma Gui (1543–1617) (simplified Chinese: 麻贵; traditional Chinese: 麻貴; pinyin: Má Guì; Wade–Giles: Ma2 Kui4) was the general of the armies of the Ming Dynasty between 1589 and 1610. A member of the Hui minority of China, he served the Han rulers with great loyalty. He participated in various campaigns against the Mongols in his career, and serving with great distinction, he led Ming force in the second Japanese Invasions of Korea[1] his final position was the commander of Liaodong Peninsula.[2]

Also, Ma Gui is the founder of one of the Korean clan, Shanggu Ma clan.[3]


  1. ^ history of the Ming chapter 238 二十五年,日本封事敗,起貴備倭總兵官,赴朝鮮。已,加提督,盡統南北諸軍。
  2. ^ history of the Ming chapter 238 三十八年,命貴鎮遼東
  3. ^ Academy of Korean Studies 상곡마씨 上谷麻氏. Academy of Korean Studies.