Xue Ying

Xue Ying (died 282), courtesy name Daoyan, was a Chinese historian, poet, and politician of the state of Eastern Wu during the Three Kingdoms period (220–280) of China. After the fall of Wu, he continued serving under the Jin dynasty (266–420). His ancestral home was in Zhuyi County (竹邑縣), Pei Commandery (沛郡), which is around present-day Suzhou, Anhui. He was the second son of Xue Zong, a notable official and scholar of Eastern Wu.

Xue Ying
薛瑩
Regular Mounted Attendant (散騎常侍)
In office
280 (280)–282 (282)
MonarchEmperor Wu of Jin
Minister of the Household (光祿勳)
In office
? (?)–280 (280)
MonarchSun Hao
Left State Historian (左國史)
In office
? (?)–? (?)
MonarchSun Hao
Commandant of the Left District of Wuchang (武昌左部督)
In office
273 or before (273 or before) – ? (?)
MonarchSun Hao
Junior Tutor of the Crown Prince (太子少傅)
In office
269 (269)–? (?)
MonarchSun Hao
Master of Writing in the Selection Bureau (選曹尚書)
In office
264 (264)–269 (269)
MonarchSun Hao
Left Upholder of the Law (左執法)
In office
264 (264)–269 (269)
MonarchSun Hao
Personal details
BornUnknown
Died282
RelationsXue Xu (brother)
ChildrenXue Jian
FatherXue Zong
OccupationHistorian, poet, politician
Courtesy nameDaoyan (道言)

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