Gongsun Yuan

Gongsun Yuan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Gongsun Yuan (died 238), style name Wenyi, was a warlord and vassal of the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history. Gongsun Yuan was the son of the Han Dynasty warlord Gongsun Kang, who controlled Liaodong, Xuantu, Lelang and Daifang commanderies. Gongsun Kang became a vassal of the state of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period. After Gongsun Kang's death, his younger brother Gongsun Gong succeeded him. In 228, Gongsun Yuan took control of the territories from his uncle Gongsun Gong. Although Gongsun Yuan was nominally a vassal of the Cao Wei state, he considered switching allegiance to Cao Wei's rival Eastern Wu. Gongsun eventually yielded under pressure from the Cao Wei emperor Cao Rui. He killed the Eastern Wu delegates but some of them fled to Goguryeo. Eastern Wu attempted to ally with Goguryeo to launch a pincer attack on Gongsun, but Goguryeo eventually sided with Cao Wei as well.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135999311
  • 9786135999310