Qian Kuan

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Qian Kuan (錢寬)
Bornc. 835
DiedMay 16, 895(895-05-16) (aged 59–60)
Hang Prefecture, Tang
Resting placein modern Lin'an City
Spouse(s) Lady Shuiqiu
  • Qian Liu
  • Qian Qi (錢錡)
  • Qian Biao (錢鏢)
  • Qian Duo (錢鐸)
  • Qian Hua (錢鏵)
  • Qian Zhou (錢宙) (father)
  • Lady Shuiqiu (水丘) (mother)
Qian Kuan
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Qian Hongdao
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