Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Who was The Emperor Who Started a War to Amuse his Beloved?

Some facts about this emperor:
  • He was the last emperor of the Later Yan Dynasty (384-407), founded by Murong Chui.
  • He was a member of the Xianbei ethnic group
  • He was so obsessed with his empress that there was nothing he would not do for her even though it caused hardship to the people.
  • To show his love for his beloved late wife, he removed her clothes, embraced her and made love to her corpse.
  • Besides ordering ministers to cry and show their grief over the death of the empress, he also ordered all senior and junior officials as well as the locals to take part in the construction of her mausoleum, which was built deep underground and covered several square kilometers.

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