Sun En (孫恩; died 402) was a native of Langya in Shandong who rebelled against the Eastern Jin dynasty. A descendant of Sun Xiu, he joined his uncle Sun Tai, who was regarded as a magician following the arts of the Five rice pecks Cult in planning revolutionary measures. When Sun Tai was put to death, he took the lead himself. At the head of a considerable force he captured Kuaiji in Zhejiang and proclaimed himself Generalissimo of the East (征東將軍), giving to his followers the title of "Immortals" (長生人). After a long struggle, with alternating fortune, he found himself without resources and committed suicide by drowning himself in the sea.[1]

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  1. ^ Herbert Allen Giles, A Chinese Biographical Dictionary, p. 689-690.