Xu He 徐和 was a banditleader from Ji'nan commandery and an associate of Sima Ju 司馬俱. They called themselves Yellow Turbans and attacked several cities in Ji'nan and Le'an commanderies.


Xu He was a leader of a group of Yellow Turbans in Qing province. Together with his associate Sima Ju they attacked a number of cities and several senior officials in their home commanderies Ji'nan and Le'an.

Towards the end of 206 A.D. Cao Cao sent his officer Xiahou Yuan with a large force of local troops from Taishan, Qi and Pingyuan, supported by Zang Ba and Lü Qian. After several engagements of fierce fighting and heavy casualties, the rebels were defeated and Xu He was killed.[1][2]



  1. SGZ 9:270, 18:540, 537
  2. Rafe de Crespigny