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Jan Chil(冉求)

Jan Chil(冉求)Jan Chil was also known as Jan Tsu-yu(子有) or Jan Yu(冉有). He was born in the kingdom of Lu, 29 years after the birth of his teacher, Confucius. He was modest, reserved and talented. Confucius classified him in the group of people who are keen at polities. Once serving as a general of Chi Kang-Tsu, he achieved merit by fighting with the kingdom of Chi(齊).

Reference:《THE BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES OF THE SAINTS AND SAGES ARE IN THE TA CHENG HALL OF THE CONFUCIUS TEMPLE》published by Taipei Confucius Temple Governing Board