Kingdom Wiki
Advertisement
Commander in chief
Mou Gou.png
Hierarchical Information
Rank Commander in chief
Jurisdictions
Rank
Previous
← {{{Previous Rank}}}
Next
{{{Next Rank}}} →

Commander-in-Chief or Supreme Commander is the title given to the leader of an enormous army or the chief of military affairs who presides over a state's overall military command.

Selection[]

The commander-in-chief is traditionally a general or Great General appointed by the king and his war council. There are exceptions to a commander-in-chief being either a handpicked general or the supreme commander of the kingdom's military such as experienced strategists or even political leaders.

Duty[]

The commander is not only placed in charge of the army's various generals but can delegate other military commanders to function as executives or deputy generals.

Succession[]

In the event that the commanding general is killed or otherwise indisposed, another general is sometimes chosen to act as an acting commander-in-chief.

Generals who've held this post[]

Qin[]

Zhao[]

Wei[]

Chu[]

Yan[]


Han[]

Qi[]

Advertisement