Zhu Jun was a loyal Han officer who gained experience and fame during The Yellow Turban Rebellion, starting off with a loss against Bo Cai but eventually overcoming Division after Division. He succumbed to an illness in 195 A.D.
Zhu Jun was an officer of the later Han Dynasty under Emperor Ling, Shao and Xian. Zhu Jun was a scholar in his youth and was a member of the Office of Merit in his district. Gongwei (stylename) also successfully completed the National Civil Service Examination held in the Han Capital, Luo Yang. Zhu Jun took up the post of General of Chariots and Cavalry and on the Emperors orders fought against the rebels. Together with Huangfu Song and He Jin, Zhu Jun was one of the three last Great Generals of the Han Empire. During his incredibly successful carreer, Gongwei was appointed General of the Imperial Corps, Governor of Henan, Minister of Revenue, Grand Commandant and other posts successively. During the fights against the Yellow Turbans, Zhu Jin made acquaintance with Sun Jian, who lived in the same area. They fought together on many missions, Zhu Jun recommended Sun Jian to the Imperial Court. When Li Jue and Guo Si abducted the Prince of Heaven to Chang'An and terrorized the Han Court, Zhu Jun fell ill as a result of heavy stress. His straightfoward and violent personality ultimately proved to be his end, as he was unable to recover from his illness and died in the year 195 A.D. Zhu Jun had two sons, Zhu Fu and Zhu Hao. Zhu Fu served as Inspector of Jiao Zhou, but was killed in the late 190s. Zhu Hao was Grand Administrator of Yuzhang, but was betrayed and killed by Ze Rong.
- Zhu Fu
- Zhu Hao