Tang Dynasty Trivia:How did Yang Guifei in the Tang Dynasty die?

In the history of China, the Emperor Tang Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty came to his later years…

In the history of China, the Emperor Tang Xuanzong of the Tang Dynasty came to his later years and became more and more ridiculous. He was fond of some villains who liked to slap the horse and handed over the national affairs to them. Instead, they alienated the meritorious generals and the talented ministers. In the long run, the national crisis is getting worse. Tang Xuanzong, who had already indulged in the sensuality of the dog, was not aware of it. He especially loved Yang Yuhuan and sealed her as a nobleman. She spent the whole day drinking, dancing, and having fun with her. She ignored her political affairs and appointed her cousin Yang Guozhong as prime minister. The entire court is in ruins, the country is getting weaker and the crisis is in jeopardy. In 755, the rebellion of An Lushan and Shi Siming broke out. The rebels quickly captured the Shaoguan, and forced the capital Chang’an. Emperor Xuanzong of Tang had to flee with the royal minister.


Tang Dynasty Trivia:How did Yang Guifei in the Tang Dynasty die?
Tang Dynasty Trivia:How did Yang Guifei in the Tang Dynasty die?

When I arrived at a place called Ma Wei (now Xingping County, Shaanxi Province), the Guards, who served as a defensive task, after three days and three nights of running and rushing, were tired and hungry, and resentful, killing the traitor Yang Guozhong. It is surrounded by the emperor’s residence. The general of the Guards, Chen Xuanli, came forward to appease the soldiers. He told Xuanzong that Yang Guifei must also be executed to vent the anger of the soldiers and calm the situation. Xuanzong naturally reluctant to Yang Guifei. However, the changing officers shouted in unison, Chen Xuanli and the eunuch Gao Lishi also repeatedly urged. In order to save his life, Tang Xuanzong had to order the use of a white ribbon to kill Yang Guifei.

After the execution of Yang Guifei, the officers and men of the Guards vented a bad breath. In order to protect Xuanzong, he has been sent to the shackles.

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